ROSSLYN, VA, Feb 20: The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published ICEA S-93-639/NEMA WC 74, 5-46KV Shielded Power Cable for Use in the Transmission and Distribution of Electric Energy.
These standards apply to materials, constructions, and testing of 5,000 volt to 46,000 volt shielded crosslinked polyethylene, and ethylene propylene rubber insulated wires and cables, which are used for the transmission and distribution of electrical energy for normal conditions of installation and service, either indoors, outdoors, aerial, underground, or submarine. ICEA S-93-639/NEMA WC 74 replaces NEMA WC 74-2000/ICEA S-93-639.
A free complimentary copy of the standards' title page, table of contents, and scope are available by visiting NEMA's website at www.nema.org/stds/WC74.cfm. An electronic copy may be downloaded, or a hard copy may be purchased for $100.00 by visiting NEMA's website, or by contacting IHS at (800) 854-7179 (within the U.S.), (303) 397-7956 (international), or (303) 397-2740 (fax).
NEMA is the trade association of choice for the electrical manufacturing industry. Founded in 1926 and headquartered near Washington, D.C., its approximately 450 member companies manufacture products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end-use of electricity. These products are used in utility, medical imaging, industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential applications. Domestic production of electrical products sold worldwide exceeds $120 billion. In addition to its headquarters in Rosslyn, Virginia, NEMA also has offices in Beijing, São Paulo, and Mexico City.
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