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Standards Committee C136 revises ANSI C136.2-2015 standard.

Press Release Summary:

Mar 24, 2016 - ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C136 revised ANSI C136.2-2015 Dielectric Withstand and Electrical Transient Immunity Requirements, which contains minimum performance requirements and test procedures for evaluating luminaire and control devices under test. Revisions include product family language inclusion, dielectric withstand test with hipot tester use, coupler/decoupler network language in transient immunity test, as well as additional ring wave and combination wave test specifications.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C136 Revises ANSI C136.2-2015 Dielectric Withstand and Electrical Transient Immunity Requirements

Press release date: Mar 18, 2016

ROSSLYN, Va. — The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C136 revised ANSI C136.2-2015 Dielectric Withstand and Electrical Transient Immunity Requirements. This standard covers luminaires and control devices classified for up to 600-volt operation. It is also intended for use in roadway and area lighting applications. It contains minimum performance requirements and test procedures for evaluating luminaire and control devices under test for the following:
Dielectric withstand
Electrical transient immunity

Originally developed by the ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C136 on Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment, changes to this revision include:
Inclusion of product family language
Dielectric Withstand Test now includes hipot tester use
Addition of coupler/decoupler network language in the Transient Immunity Test
Additional Ring Wave and Combination Wave Test Specifications
ANSI C136.2-2015 may be purchased or downloaded for $40 on the NEMA website.

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