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ANSI C119.4 Standard Updates Requirements for Connectors

ANSI C119.4 Standard Updates Requirements for Connectors

This piece was originally published in the January 2017 issue of electroindustry. Paul Orr, Program Manager, NEMA With the support of NEMA’s Electrical Connector Section, the ANSI C119 Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) for Electrical Connectors recently revised ANSI C119.4-2016 American National Standard for Electric Connectors—Connectors for Use between Aluminum-to-Aluminum and Aluminum-to-Copper Conductors Designed for Normal Operation at or below 93° C and Copper-to-Copper Conductors Read more […]

ANSI Recognizes Standardization Leaders

ANSI Recognizes Standardization Leaders

This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry. Ken Gettman, Director, International Standards, NEMA The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) honored leaders of the U.S. and global voluntary standards and conformity assessment community for contributions to and accomplishments in the industry at the 2016 ANSI Awards Banquet and Ceremony on October 26. Several in the NEMA community were among those honored: Timothy Duffy, manager of conformity Read more […]

Revision Simplifies Magnet Wire Production

Revision Simplifies Magnet Wire Production

This piece was originally published in the November 2016 issue of electroindustry. Mike Leibowitz, Program Manager, NEMA The 2016 edition of ANSI/NEMA MW 1000, the premier standards publication for general requirements, product specifications, and test procedures for the manufacture and packaging of magnet wire, was recently released. It aims to help streamline certain aspects of magnet production and testing. One revision is the adoption of the International Electrotechnical Commission Read more […]

NEMA Connects in Middle East

NEMA Connects in Middle East

This piece was originally published in the October 2016 issue of electroindustry. Madeleine Bugel, Program Manager, NEMA Khaled Masri, Program Manager, NEMA Craig Updyke, Director, Trade and Commercial Affairs, NEMA Spurred by direct involvement of NEMA member companies and a greater understanding of the challenges and opportunities they face in the Middle East, NEMA is stepping up advocacy activities devoted to this vital region. In August, NEMA staff met with Taha Alshareef, commercial Read more […]

Adding Value to Additive Manufacturing

Adding Value to Additive Manufacturing

This piece was originally published in the October 2016 issue of electroindustry. Joe Bhatia, President and CEO, American National Standards Institute (ANSI) For decades, additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, has quietly revolutionized industries from aerospace and automotive to architecture and medicine. With rapid advances in additive manufacturing equipment technology, cost has decreased dramatically, making 3D printing more accessible than ever. With big advances comes the need Read more […]

U.S.-Africa Energy Standards Program Launches

U.S.-Africa Energy Standards Program Launches

This piece was originally published in the August 2016 issue of electroindustry. Gene Eckhart, Consultant, NEMA The U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Standards Program (CESP) is a long-range development program sponsored by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), coordinated by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in partnership with Power Africa, and led by the U.S. Agency for International Development. NEMA is consulting with ANSI to present workshops in sub-Saharan countries Read more […]

Electricity Metering Code Still Cutting Edge after Nearly 100 Years

Electricity Metering Code Still Cutting Edge after Nearly 100 Years

This piece was originally published in the June 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. Gordon Belcher, Chair, ANSI C12 SC1 Subcommittee Paul Orr, Program Manager, NEMA The history of ANSI C12.1 American National Standard for Electric Meters—Code for Electricity Metering parallels that of NEMA, its secretariat. Electrical metering standards were first developed in the U.S. by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) C12 Committee in 1910, the same year that Read more […]