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NEMA Standard focuses on fittings for conduit and cable.

Press Release Summary:

May 27, 2015 - NEMA FB 2.20-2014 Selection and Installation Guidelines Fittings for Use with Flexible Electrical Conduit and Cable was amended to address possible incompatibility between cable dimensions and legacy MC cable fitting designs. Specifically, guidelines included within this NEMA-published standard provide installers and inspectors industry perspective of best practices in selecting and installing fittings for AC and MC cables, NM cable, FMC, LFMC, and LFNC that NEMA members manufacture.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes FB 2.20-2014 Selection and Installation Guidelines Fittings for Use with Flexible Electrical Conduit and Cable

Press release date: May 22, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va.—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA FB 2.20-2014 Selection and Installation Guidelines Fittings for Use with Flexible Electrical Conduit and Cable. Previously published in 2012, NEMA FB 2.20 was amended to address possible incompatibility between cable dimensions and legacy MC cable fitting designs.

This standard provides practical information on proper product selection and industry-recommended practices for installation of fittings for flexible electrical conduit and cable in accordance with the National Electrical Code. Guidelines provide installers and inspectors with an industry perspective of best practices in selecting and installing fittings for AC and MC cables, NM cable, FMC, LFMC and LFNC that NEMA members manufacture.  Focus is placed on important fundamentals and recent changes to codes, product standards, and installation practices.

NEMA FB 2.20-2014 may be downloaded at no charge or purchased in hard copy for $103 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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