This piece was originally published in the November 2018 issue of electroindustry.
Ann Brandstadter, Manager, Standards Publications and Marketing, NEMA
ANSI C119.6-2018 American National Standard for Electric Connectors—Non-Sealed, Multiport Connector Systems Rated 600 V or Less for Aluminum and Copper Conductors applies to aluminum-to-aluminum, aluminum-to-copper, and copper-to-copper conductors for above-grade electric utility applications. This revision includes spreadsheet files, which can be used to collect current cycle test data, calculate connector stability, generate graphs of the data, and print the data to provide test results as part of the test report. It is available for $88 in hard copy and as an electronic download.
NEMA SB 11-2017 Guide for Proper Use of System Smoke Detectors provides information about applications of smoke detectors used in conjunction with fire alarm systems. It is available for $32 in hard copy or as an electronic download at no cost.