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NEMA Reaffirms Standard for continuity of conductor coating testing.

Press Release Summary:

Apr 29, 2016 - NEMA reaffirmed NEMA WC 72-1999 (R2004, R2015) Continuity of Coating Testing for Electrical Conductors. Available in hard copy or electronic download, this standard reviews problems that occur when polysulfide testing is improperly imposed on tin-, silver-, and nickel-coated copper and copper-alloy stranded conductors or on tin-, silver-, or nickel-coated copper and copper-alloy single or stranded conductors after insulating.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Reaffirms NEMA WC 72 Continuity of Coating Testing for Electrical Conductors

Press release date: Apr 26, 2016

ROSSLYN, Va.—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) reaffirmed NEMA WC 72-1999 (R2004, R2015) Continuity of Coating Testing for Electrical Conductors. This standard reviews problems that have occurred when polysulfide testing has been improperly imposed on tin-, silver-, and nickel-coated copper and copper-alloy stranded conductors or on tin-, silver-, or nickel-coated copper and copper-alloy single or stranded conductors after insulating.

NEMA WC 72-1999 (R2004, R2015) is available in hard copy or electronic download for $47 on the NEMA website.

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