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Standard covers high-voltage pin-type porcelain insulators.

Press Release Summary:

Oct 13, 2015 - NEMA published ANSI/NEMA C29.6-2015 American National Standard for Wet-Process Porcelain Insulators—High-Voltage Pin-Type. Standard covers insulators used in transmission and distribution of electrical energy and is used by electric power utility companies, public utilities, and manufacturers of high-voltage electrical transmission/distribution products. In revision, changes were made to sampling sizes, glaze and color requirements, units of measurement, and marking and packing requirements.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes ANSI/NEMA C29.6-2015 American National Standard for Wet-Process Porcelain Insulators-High-Voltage Pin-Type

Press release date: Oct 05, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va., —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI/NEMA C29.6-2015 American National Standard for Wet-Process Porcelain Insulators—High-Voltage Pin-Type. This standard covers high-voltage pin-type insulators made of wet-process porcelain and used in the transmission and distribution of electrical energy.

ANSI/NEMA C29.6 was first published in 1961 by the ASA Accredited Standards Committee C29 on Insulators for Electric Power Lines and the NEMA 8HV committee on high voltage insulators. This standard is used by electric power utility companies, public utilities, and manufacturers of high-voltage electrical transmission and distribution products. In this revision, changes have been made to the sampling sizes, glaze and color requirements, units of measurement, and marking and packing requirements.

ANSI C29.6-2015 may be downloaded at no charge or purchased in hard copy for $47 on the NEMA website.

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