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NEMA Publishes Guide dealing with electrical power drive systems.

Press Release Summary:

Dec 23, 2015 - Available in hard copy and for download, NEMA ICS 61800-6 TR-2015 "Adjustable Speed Electrical Power Drive Systems, Part 6: Guide for Determination of Types of Load Duty and Corresponding Current Ratings" explains how to determine types of load duty and related current ratings for adjustable speed drive. This guide also provides clarification to users for application of NEMA member products for such industries as heating and air-conditioning, industrial automation, and machinery.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes NEMA ICS 61800-6 TR-2015 Adjustable Speed Electrical Power Drive Systems, Part 6: Guide for Determination of Types of Load Duty and Corresponding Current Ratings

Press release date: Dec 21, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va.—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA ICS 61800-6 TR-2015 Adjustable Speed Electrical Power Drive Systems, Part 6: Guide for Determination of Types of Load Duty and Corresponding Current Ratings. This standard explains how to determine the types of load duty and related current ratings for an adjustable speed drive.

This new guide was developed by the NEMA Adjustable Speed Drives Subcommittee for the Industrial Automation Control Products and Systems Section, and provides clarification to users for application of NEMA member products for industries such as heating and air-conditioning, industrial automation, and machinery.

NEMA ICS 61800-6 TR-2015 may be purchased in hard copy or downloaded for $53 from the NEMA website.

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