New Edition of Magnet Wire Standard Available

New Edition of Magnet Wire Standard Available

This piece was originally published in the September/October 2019 issue of electroindustry.

Ann Brandstadter, Manager, Standards Publications and Marketing, NEMA

ANSI/NEMA MW 1000-2018, Magnet Wire, Magnet Wire contains specifications for round, rectangular, and square film-insulated and/or fibrous-covered copper and aluminum magnet wire generally used in the winding of coils for electrical apparatus. It includes definitions, type designations, dimensions, constructions, performance, and test methods for magnet wire.

This revised Standard includes updated specifications, test procedures, and requirements, as well as new definitions of terms to harmonize with UL 1446.

Industries covered in Magnet Wire include motors, generators, transformers, and electric vehicles.

ANSI/NEMA MW 1000-2018, Magnet Wire, is available for $278 in hard copy and electronic download.

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