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  • NFPA 79 Standard Update: When to Use AWM Cables
    for many years. After a number of proposals from the technical committee charged with developing the standards, Section 12 of the NFPA 79 standard – “Conductors, Cables and Flexible Cables”, was revised. The addition of AWM cables to the standard provides a wider range for cable conductor
  • Understanding NFPA 79 (.pdf)
    with the introduction of the 2007 edition of NFPA-79, one. need only look to the constraints of past standards. In previous versions of the standard, Appli-. ance Wiring Material (AWM) was not expressly permitted under NFPA 79. However, its use was. tolerated under the General Requirements statement
  • Save Time and Money by Meeting the NFPA 79 Cable Requirements
    NFPA 79: Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery - 2012 Edition. NFPA-79 is the section of the National Electric Code (NEC (R)) that focuses on the electrical wiring standards used with industrial machinery. NFPA-79 applies to the electrical equipment used within a wide variety of machines
  • Understanding NFPA 86: Safety Ventilation and Continuous LFL Monitoring
    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) establishes fire safety standards, including standards for the safe operation of processes. NFPA 86, the Standard for Ovens and Furnaces, addresses the safe operation of Class A, Class B ,Class C and Class D ovens, dryers, and furnaces, thermal
  • How To Select a Continuous Solvent Vapor Monitor to Meet NFPA 86 Requirements
    and flame temperature have lower maintenance requirements. Factory Mutual Approval. Factory Mutual applies NFPA 86 when auditing insured facilities for compliance to acceptable safety standards. It is recommended that insured facilities employ FM approved solvent vapor monitoring systems. Please note
  • NFPA 285-2006 Approval for Wall Assemblies Using Foam Plastic Insulation (.pdf)
    This white paper briefly describes the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) 285- 2006 standard fire test, which has attracted a great deal of attention in recent years. It is important to note, however, that some version of this critical test standard has been codified since the late 1980s
  • Arc Flash Hazard Analysis for NFPA 70E Compliance
    occur every day in the United States. Those incidents most often occur when personnel are required (or choose) to work on electrical equipment while it is in an electrically energized condition. In an effort to reduce these incidents, the National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 70E® standard
  • Mersen Publishes New Tech Topic on Significant Changes to NFPA 70E Standard 2012 Edition
    NFPA 70E is a consensus standard whose stated. purpose is to provide practical electrically safe work. conditions. The development of NFPA 70E was originally. promoted by OSHA in 1975 and the idea was accepted. by NFPA to develop a new Standard. This standard only. has the force of law
  • Role of NEMA, Including Standard Publication No. LS1 (.pdf)
    mouthpiece for SPD manufacturers relating to other Standards such as UL. 1449, IEEE C62 series, IEC 61643 series, UL 96A Master Label, NFPA 780, etc. There is rarely a. surge related Standard issued without NEMA member involvement. NEMAsurge also maintains a substantial website for. the NEMA Surge Protection
  • Eureka! Surge Standard Interrelationships (.pdf)
    Section 4 for more information). For some time, SSAs have had issues involving SCCRs, NEC Art 280, appropriate IEEE. Standards, UL 96A Master Label, NFPA 780, safety, etc. UL accepted a Herculean challenge to. sort this out. This took time, but UL 1449 Rev 3 corrects those deficiencies. (Job well done