ROSSLYN, Va.,—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published NEMA HP 7Electrical and Electronic PVC, PVC/Nylon,and PE/Nylon 105ºC Hook-Up Wire, Types B, C, D, BN, CN, and DN (600, 1000, and 3000 V),and Types J and JN 75ºC (600V).
NEMA HP7 covers specific requirements for PVC, PVC/polyamide, PE, and PE/polyamide insulated stranded wire designed to the internal wiring of high reliability electrical and electronic equipment. This publication addresses 600 volt (Type B, BN, J, and JN), 1000 volt (Type C and CN) and 3000 volt (Type D and DN) wire and permits continuous operating temperature ratings of -55ºC to + 105ºC or + 75ºC (type J and JN only) with either tin or silver coated conductors.
The contents and scope of HP 7-2011 may be viewed at www.nema.org/stds/hp-7.cfm. A hard or electronic copy may be purchased for $65 by visiting global.ihs.com or by contacting IHS at 800-854-7179 (U.S. only), 303-397-7956 (international), or 303-397-2740 (fax).
NEMA is the association of electrical equipment 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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