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NEMA publishes Premium® Efficiency Electric Motors spec.

Press Release Summary:

Jan 07, 2015 - NEMA has published NEMA Premium® 2014 General Specification for Consultants, Industrial and Municipal: NEMA Premium® Efficiency Electric Motors. Specification outlines minimum requirements for 3-phase AC induction motors applied to municipal and industrial applications for operation on voltages 5,000 V or less, rated 2,500 hp or less, operating more than 2,000 hours per year at >75% of full-load. Latest edition includes revised and updated efficiency tables appearing in NEMA MG 1-2014.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes NEMA Premium® 2014 General Specification for Consultants, Industrial and Municipal: NEMA Premium® Efficiency Electric Motors

Press release date: Jan 05, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va., —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA Premium® 2014 General Specification for Consultants, Industrial and Municipal: NEMA Premium® Efficiency Electric Motors.

The intent of this specification is to outline the minimum requirements for three-phase AC induction motors applied to municipal and industrial applications for operation on voltages 5000 volts or less, rated 2500HP or less, operating more than 2000 hours per year at >75% of full-load.

This latest edition of NEMA Premium® 2014 includes revised and updated efficiency tables appearing in NEMA MG 1-2014.

NEMA Premium® 2014 may be downloaded at no cost or purchased in hardcopy for $49 on the NEMA website.

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Rosslyn, Virginia. Its 400-plus member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Total U.S. shipments for electroindustry products exceed $100 billion annually.

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