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NEMA reaffirms NEMA CS 3.1-2009 Guide.

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Jul 28, 2015 - NEMA reaffirmed NEMA CS 3.1-2009 Guide for the Application, Handling, Storage, Installation, and Maintenance of Medium-Voltage AC Contactors, Controllers, and Control Centers. Guide applies to AC medium voltage contactors and Class E controllers rated 1,501-15,000 volts, installed in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70, and manufacturer’s instructions. Publication is useful to architects, electrical engineers, electrical contractors, maintenance engineers.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

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NEMA Reaffirms NEMA CS 3.1-2009 Guide for the Application, Handling, Storage, Installation, and Maintenance of Medium-Voltage AC Contactors, Controllers, and Control Centers

Press release date: Jul 22, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va., — The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) reaffirmed NEMA CS 3.1-2009 Guide for the Application, Handling, Storage, Installation, and Maintenance of Medium-Voltage AC Contactors, Controllers, and Control Centers. This guide applies to AC medium voltage contactors and Class E controllers rated 1,501-15,000 volts, installed in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NEC), NFPA 70 and the manufacturer’s instructions.

Developed by the 1IS SC1/SC2 Technical Subcommittee, this standards publication provides information that is useful to architects, electrical engineers, electrical contractors, maintenance engineers, and others who are responsible for the installation of this equipment.

NEMA ICS 3.1-2009 (R2014) may be downloaded for free or purchased in hard copy for $143 on the NEMA website.

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 400 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy manufacturers. Our combined industries account for more than 400,000 American jobs and more than 7,000 facilities across the U.S. Domestic production exceeds $117 billion per year. Our industry is at the forefront on electrical safety, reliability, resilience, efficiency, and energy security.

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