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NEMA Publishes ANSI C136.20 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting—Fiber-Reinforced Composite (FRC) Lighting Poles


2/7/2013 10:00 AM

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published ANSI C136.20 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting—Fiber-Reinforced Composite (FRC) Lighting Poles.

This standard applies to fiber-reinforced composite (FRC) lighting poles used for roadway and area lighting. It includes nomenclature, dimensional data, performance criteria, and some interchangeability features for standard poles as well as those that must meet breakaway requirements for poles as described in AASHTO LTS Standard Specifications for Structural Supports for Highway Signs, Luminaires, and Traffic Signals.

View the contents and scope of ANSI C136.20-2012. A hard or electronic copy may be purchased for $47 by visiting global.ihs.com, or contacting IHS at 800-854-7179 (U.S. only) or 303-397-7956 (international).

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Worldwide annual sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion.

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