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NEMA publishes reaffirmed standards.

Press Release Summary:

Sep 15, 2008 - Published by NEMA, reaffirmed standards include CP 1-2000 (R2008) Shunt Capacitors; ICS 5, Annex B-2002 (R2008) Industrial Control and Systems: Typical Proximity Switch Specifications; and ICS 5, Annex E-2002 (R2008) Industrial Control and Systems: Additional Requirements for Proximity Switches Suitable for Use in Strong Magnetic Fields.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes Reaffirmed Standards

Press release date: Aug 20, 2008

(Rosslyn, Va.) August 20, 2008-The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published the following reaffirmed standards:

o CP 1-2000 (R2008) Shunt Capacitors

o ICS 5, Annex B-2002 (R2008) Industrial Control and Systems: Typical Proximity Switch Specifications

o ICS 5, Annex E-2002 (R2008) Industrial Control and Systems: Additional Requirements for Proximity Switches Suitable for Use in Strong Magnetic Fields

The contents and scope of NEMA CP 1-2000 (R2008) may be viewed, and a hard or electronic copy purchased for $76, by visiting NEMA's Web site at www.nema.org/stds/cp1.cfm.

An electronic copy of ICS 5, Annex B-2002 (R2008) may be downloaded at no charge or a hard copy purchased for $50 by visiting www.nema.org/stds/ics5annexb.cfm. An electronic copy of ICS 5, Annex E-2002 (R2008) may be downloaded at no charge or a hard copy purchased for $50 by visiting www.nema.org/stds/ics5annexe.cfm.

Customers may also contact IHS at 800-854-7179 (within the U.S.), 303-397-7956 (international), 303-397-2740 (fax), or on the Web at global.ihs.com.

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, Sao Paulo, and Mexico City.

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