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NEMA reaffirms electric lamps standard.

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Aug 20, 2015 - NEMA reaffirmed ANSI C78.1452-2004 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Projection Lamps—Vocabulary. Standard provides definitions for wide range of terms used in design, manufacturing, and application of photographic lamps, and serves as common reference for all ANSI lamp standards in C78.1400 series. Document includes standards and specifications for electric lamps of all types, including electrical values necessary for limitations in operation, regulation, and starting of lamps.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

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NEMA Reaffirms ANSI C78.1452-2004 American National Standard for Electric Lamps Projection Lamps Vocabulary

Press release date: Aug 18, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va., —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) reaffirmed ANSI C78.1452-2004 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Projection Lamps—Vocabulary. This standard provides definitions for a wide range of terms used in the design, manufacturing, and application of photographic lamps. It serves as a common reference for all ANSI lamp standards in the C78.1400 series, thus reducing the number of terms that need to be defined in individual standards.

Developed by the ANSI Electric Lamps Committee, this document includes standards and specifications for electric lamps of all types, including the electrical values necessary for limitations in operation, regulation, and starting of the lamps, as well as standards and specifications for starters for fluorescent lamps.

ANSI C78.1452-2004 (R2008, R2015) may be downloaded at no charge or purchased in hard copy for $139 on the NEMA website.

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