NEMA publishes insulated stranded wire standard.

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NEMA HP7 covers specific requirements for PVC, PVC/polyamide, PE, and PE/polyamide insulated stranded wire designed for internal wiring of high reliability electrical and electronic equipment. Publication addresses 600 V (Type B, BN, J, and JN), 1,000 V (Type C and CN) and 3,000 V (Type D and DN) wire and permits continuous operating temperature ratings of -55 to +105°C or +75°C (type J and JN only) with either tin or silver coated conductors.



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NEMA Publishes NEMA HP 7 Electrical and Electronic PVC, PVC/Nylon, and PE/Nylon 105C Hook Up Wire, Types B, C, D, BN, CN, and DN (600, 1000, and 3000 V), and Types J and JN 75C (600V)




ROSSLYN, Va., -The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published NEMA HP 7 Electrical and Electronic PVC, PVC/Nylon, and PE/Nylon 105C Hook-Up Wire, Types B, C, D, BN, CN, and DN (600, 1000, and 3000 V), and Types J and JN 75C (600V).

NEMA HP7 covers specific requirements for PVC, PVC/polyamide, PE, and PE/polyamide insulated stranded wire designed to the internal wiring of high reliability electrical and electronic equipment. This publication addresses 600 volt (Type B, BN, J, and JN), 1000 volt (Type C and CN) and 3000 volt (Type D and DN) wire and permits continuous operating temperature ratings of -55C to + 105C or + 75C (type J and JN only) with either tin or silver coated conductors.

The contents and scope of HP 7-2011 may be viewed at www.nema.org/stds/hp-7.cfm. A hard or electronic copy may be purchased for $65 by visiting global.ihs.com or by contacting IHS at 800-854-7179 (U.S. only), 303-397-7956 (international), or 303-397-2740 (fax).

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