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NEMA Updates White Paper concerning molded case circuit breakers.

Press Release Summary:

Aug 06, 2015 - Available for download via NEMA's website, NEMA ABP 6-2015, What is the Purpose of a Molded Case Circuit Breaker?, discusses how molded case circuit breakers provide protection for conductors and under what conditions they provide that protection. This updated white paper was produced by NEMA Low Voltage Distribution Equipment White Paper Task Force, and revisions bring testing references and requirements up to date while also aligning with current terminology and industry practices.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes NEMA ABP 6-2015 What is the Purpose of a Molded Case Circuit Breaker?

Press release date: Aug 03, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va.—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA ABP 6-2015 What is the Purpose of a Molded Case Circuit Breaker? Molded case circuit breakers contribute to electrical safety in a variety of circumstances by providing protection for conductors. This updated white paper discusses how molded case circuit breakers provide protection for conductors, and under what conditions they provide this protection.

This paper was produced by the NEMA Low Voltage Distribution Equipment White Paper Task Force. This revision was brought up to date with the latest testing references and requirements, and aligns with current terminology and industry practices.

NEMA ABP 6-2015 may be downloaded free of charge on the NEMA website.

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