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NEMA publishes nonshielded cable standard.

Press Release Summary:

Oct 21, 2015 - NEMA published ANSI/NEMA WC 71 ICEA S-96-659-2014 Nonshielded Cables Rated 2,001–5,000 V for Use in the Distribution of Electric Energy. Standard applies to materials, constructions, and testing of 2,001 through 5,000 Volt nonshielded power cables having insulations of thermoplastic polyethylene, cross-linked polyethylene, or cross-linked rubber. Last published in 1999, document is for users and producers of insulated cable.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes ANSI/NEMA WC 71 ICEA S-96-659-2014 Nonshielded Cables Rated 2001-5000 V for Use in the Distribution of Electric Energy

Press release date: Oct 19, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va., – The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI/NEMA WC 71 ICEA S-96-659-2014 Nonshielded Cables Rated 2001-5000 V for Use in the Distribution of Electric Energy. This standard applies to materials, constructions, and testing of 2001 through 5000 volt nonshielded power cables having insulations of thermoplastic polyethylene, cross-linked polyethylene or cross-linked rubber.

Last published in 1999, this document was developed by the Insulated Cable Engineers Association’s (ICEA) Power and Control Cable committee and NEMA as an American National Standard, and is for users and producers of insulated cable.

ANSI/NEMA WC 71 ICEA S-96-659-2014 may be downloaded for $206 or purchased in hard copy for $248 on the NEMA website.

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 400 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy manufacturers. Our combined industries account for more than 400,000 American jobs and more than 7,000 facilities across the U.S. Domestic production exceeds $117 billion per year. Our industry is at the forefront on electrical safety, reliability, resilience, efficiency, and energy security.

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