ROSSLYN, Va.—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C80 revised ANSI C80.3-2015 Electrical Metallic Tubing—Steel (EMT-S) and ANSI C80.5-2015 Electrical Rigid Metal Conduit—Aluminum (ERMC-A).
ANSI C80.3 covers the requirements for steel EMT for use as a raceway for wires or cables of an electrical system. This revision includes added requirements for alternate corrosion resistant coating and updated normative references.
ANSI C80.5 covers the requirements for porthole-extruded aluminum-alloy conduit used as a raceway for the wires or cables of an electrical system. This revision included revised product marking requirements.
Both ANSI C80.3-2015 and ANSI C80.5-2015 are available in hard copy or download for $63 on the NEMA website.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 350 electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers at the forefront of electrical safety, reliability, and resilience, as well as efficiency and energy security. Our combined industries account for 360,000 American jobs in more than 7,000 facilities covering every state. Our industry produces $106 billion shipments of electrical equipment and medical imaging technologies per year with $36 billion exports.