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Standard addresses manufactured graphite/carbon electrodes.

Press Release Summary:

Oct 14, 2013 - NEMA has published NEMA CG 1-2013 Manufactured Graphite/Carbon Electrodes, a standard that adopts the requirements of two international standards—IEC 60529 and IEC/TR 62157—concerning dimensions and designations of graphite and carbon electrodes used in arc furnace applications. All requirements in CG 1-1999 were replaced with requirements from IEC 60529 and IEC/TR 62157.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes NEMA CG 1 Manufactured Graphite/Carbon Electrodes

Press release date: Oct 03, 2013

ROSSLYN, Va., —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA CG 1-2013 Manufactured Graphite/Carbon Electrodes.

CG 1 is a NEMA standard that adopts the requirements of two international standards—IEC 60529 and IEC/TR 62157—concerning dimensions and designations of graphite and carbon electrodes used in arc furnace applications. All requirements in CG 1-1999 were replaced with requirements from IEC 60529 and IEC/TR 62157.

A hard or electronic copy of NEMA CG 1-2013 may be purchased for $65 by visiting the NEMA website.

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its 400-plus member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Total U.S. shipments for electroindustry products exceed $100 billion annually.

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