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NEMA Publishes BU 1.1-2010 General Instructions for Handling, Installation, Operation, and Maintenance of Busway Rated 600 Volts or Less


3/22/2011 10:30 AM

(ROSSLYN, Va.)—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published BU 1.1-2010 General Instructions for Handling, Installation, Operation, and Maintenance of Busway Rated 600 Volts or Less. This guide, last published in 2005, is maintained by NEMA’s Busway Section.

BU 1.1 covers the proper handling, installation, operation, and maintenance of busway and associated fittings rated 600 volts or less. In this revision, the Busway Section provided additional information regarding environmental considerations and updated the document’s references.

BU 1.1 may be downloaded at no charge, or a hardcopy purchased for $70, by visiting www.nema.org/stds/bu1-1.cfm, or by contacting IHS at 800-854-7179 (within the U.S.), 303-397-7956 (international), 303-397-2740 (fax), or global.ihs.com.

NEMA is the association of electrical and medical imaging equipment manufacturers. Founded in 1926 and headquartered near Washington, D.C., its approximately 450 member companies manufacture products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end use of electricity. These products are used in utility, industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential applications. The association’s Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) Division represents manufacturers of cutting-edge medical diagnostic imaging equipment including MRI, CT, x-ray, and ultrasound products. Worldwide sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion. In addition to its headquarters in Rosslyn, Virginia, NEMA also has offices in Beijing and Mexico City.

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