NEMA Publishes Installation Guidelines for Raceways |

NEMA Publishes Installation Guidelines for Raceways

July 9, 2015 - The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA 5-2015 Installation Guidelines for Surface Nonmetallic Raceway.

NEMA PRP 5 provides information on the proper application and installation of surface nonmetallic raceway permitted for use in dry locations, non-hazardous locations, and areas not subject to physical abuse, in accordance with the National Electrical Code and the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I.

This new publication, which was developed by the NEMA Polymer Raceway Products Technical Committee, includes recommended practices concerning installation tools, handling and storage, raceway cutting, bending, securing and supporting, fittings and boxes, transition, divider wall(s) and accessories, wire fill, splices and taps, grounding, cleaning, and installation verification.

NEMA PRP 5-2014 may be downloaded for free or purchased in hard copy for $85 on the NEMA website.

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 400 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy manufacturers. Our combined industries account for more than 400,000 American jobs and more than 7,000 facilities across the U.S. Domestic production exceeds $117 billion per year. Our industry is at the forefront on electrical safety, reliability, resilience, efficiency, and energy security.

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