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NEMA Reaffirms ANSI C81 Standards for lamp bases and holders.

Press Release Summary:

Jun 01, 2015 - NEMA Lighting System-published standards include ANSI C81.61-2009 (R2014) American National Standard for Electrical Lamp Bases—Specifications for Bases for Electric Lamps; ANSI C81.62-2009 (R2014) American National Standard for Electric Lampholders; ANSI C81.63-2007 (R2014) American National Standard for Gauges for Electric Lamp Bases and Lampholders; and ANSI C81.64-2005 (R2014) American National Standard for Guidelines and General Information for Electric Lamp Bases, Lampholders, and Gauges.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Reaffirms Lighting System Standards

Press release date: May 28, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va.—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) reaffirmed its ANSI C81 standards for lamp bases and holders. They are published by the NEMA Lighting System and include:

ANSI C81.61-2009 (R2014) American National Standard for Electrical Lamp Bases—Specifications for Bases (Caps) for Electric Lamps, which may be purchased for $468 on the NEMA website.

ANSI C81.62-2009 (R2014) American National Standard for Electric Lampholders, which may be purchased for $344 on the NEMA website.

ANSI C81.63-2007 (R2014) American National Standard for Gauges for Electric Lamp Bases and Lampholders, which may be purchased for $563 on the NEMA website.

ANSI C81.64-2005 (R2014) American National Standard for Guidelines and General Information for Electric Lamp Bases, Lampholders, and Gauges, which available for download at no charge or purchased in hard copy for $110 on the NEMA website.

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