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NEMA reaffirms ANSI standard for electric lamps.

Press Release Summary:

Aug 27, 2015 - NEMA reaffirmed ANSI C78.390-2006 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Method of Designation for Electric Lamps—Miniature and Sealed-Beam Incandescent Lamps. Developed by the Accredited Standards Committee for Electric Lamps, standard describes voluntary system for method of designation of miniature and sealed-beam lamps. Method is intended to provide lamp manufacturers a means to request a designation.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Reaffirms ANSI C78.390-2006 American National Standard for Electric Lamps Method of Designation for Electric Lamps Miniature and Sealed-Beam Incandescent Lamps

Press release date: Aug 25, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va., – The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) reaffirmed ANSI C78.390-2006 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Method of Designation for Electric Lamps—Miniature and Sealed-Beam Incandescent Lamps. This standard describes a voluntary system for the method of designation of miniature and sealed-beam lamps. The method is intended to provide lamp manufacturers a means to request a designation.

ANSI C78.390 was developed by the Accredited Standards Committee for Electric Lamps.

ANSI C78.390-2006 (R2015) may be downloaded for no cost or purchased in hard copy for $133 on the NEMA website.

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