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How to Purchase a NEMA Standard

NEMA has partnered with Techstreet, IHS, and ANSI to distribute standards and other technical publications. Most standards publications are available in PDF and hardcopy format.

How to Buy a Standard

First, find the standard you need using NEMA’s standards search engine. Each standard has a direct link to purchase the document.

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Formats Available

Each standards page indicates the available formats, pricing, and descriptive information.

  • The majority of NEMA standards are available in print, secure PDFs, multi-user PDFs, and discounted Print+PDF packages. (In order to view electronic downloads, you will need the latest copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader, available free of charge from the Adobe website.)
  • Some standards are available in CD-ROM formats.
  • Bulk and network pricing options are also available; quantities are noted on the IHS website.
  • Enterprise subscriptions are also available. Learn more and request a quote by visiting the Techstreet website.

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NEMA Standards Tracker

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International Distribution of NEMA Standards

IHS has distribution offices or partners in several countries in addition to the U.S. Please click on the correct country for email information.

IHS' "Contact Us" page has a feature that matches any country selected with the closest office if you do not know which office to choose.


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