ROSSLYN, Va.,—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published ANSI/NEMA MW 1000 Magnet Wire.
MW 1000 is the premier standards publication for general requirements, product specifications, and test procedures for the manufacture and packaging of magnet wire. The standard is designed to present in concise and convenient form all existing NEMA standards for magnet wire. It includes useful information for round, rectangular, and square film insulated and/or fibrous covered copper and aluminum magnet wire. This publication contains definitions, type designations, dimensions, constructions, performance, and test methods for magnet wire generally used in the winding of coils for electrical apparatus.
The contents and scope of MW 1000-2011 may be viewed at www.nema.org/stds/mw1000.cfm. A hard or electronic copy may be purchased for $112 by visiting global.ihs.com, or by contacting IHS at 800-854-7179 (U.S.) 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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