Standards Establish Test Requirements

Standards Establish Test Requirements

This piece was originally published in the December 2018 issue of electroindustry.

Ann Brandstadter, Manager, Standards Publications and Marketing, NEMA

ANSI C119.5-2018 American National Standard for Electric Connectors—Insulation-Piercing Connector Systems, Rated 600 V or Less (Low Voltage Aerial Bundled Cables and Insulated and Non-Insulated Line Wires) covers insulation-piercing connectors used for making electrical connections between insulated, insulated-to-bare, and bare-to-bare conductors rated 600 V or less and 90°C (low voltage aerial bundled cables and bare and insulated line wires) on overhead distribution lines for electric utilities. It is available in hard copy or electronic download for $91.

ANSI C136.31-2018 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Luminaire Vibration covers the minimum vibration withstand capability and vibration test methods for roadway and area luminaires. It is available in hard copy or electronic download for $43.

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