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NEMA reaffirms FU 1-2002 low voltage cartridge fuses.

Press Release Summary:

Jan 02, 2008 - Covering G, H, J, K, L, R, T, and CC classes of fuses, FU 1-2002 Series consists of current responsive element inside fuse body with contacts on both ends, rated 600 V or less, AC and DC. Standard includes updates to definitions, voltage rating, and interrupting rating tables, as well as current carrying and temperature rise tests.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Reaffirms FU 1-2002 Low Voltage Cartridge Fuses

Press release date: Dec 21, 2007

Rosslyn, Va.-The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has reaffirmed FU 1-2002 Low Voltage Cartridge Fuses.

FU 1-2002 (R2007) covers eight classes of low voltage cartridge fuses - fuses consisting of a current responsive element inside a fuse body with contacts on both ends - rated 600 volts or less, alternating current, and direct current. The eight classes of fuses covered are G, H, J, K, L, R, T, and CC. This standard includes updates to the definitions, voltage rating and interrupting rating tables, and the current carrying and temperature rise tests.

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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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