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NEMA publishes standard for motors and generators.

Press Release Summary:

Dec 29, 2014 - NEMA MG 1-2014 Motors and Generators standard contains practical information concerning performance, safety, testing, construction, and manufacture of ac and dc motors and generators, assisting users in proper selection and application. Changes in this edition include encompassing small motor premium efficiency values for capacitor-start/induction-run single-phase, capacitor-start/capacitor-run single-phase, and three-phase induction machines; as well as KW equivalent efficiency ratings.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes NEMA MG 1-2014 Motors and Generators

Press release date: Dec 19, 2014

ROSSLYN, Va., —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA MG 1-2014 Motors and Generators.

This standard assists users in the proper selection and application of motors and generators. It contains practical information concerning performance, safety, testing, construction, and manufacture of ac and dc motors and generators.

Changes in this edition include encompassing small motor premium efficiency values for capacitor-start/induction-run single-phase, capacitor-start/capacitor-run single-phase, and three-phase induction machines; as well as KW equivalent efficiency ratings.

NEMA MG 1-2014 is available in hard and electronic format on the NEMA website for $414. It may also be purchased on a CD or for multiple network users.

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Rosslyn, Virginia. Its nearly 400 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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