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NEMA Publishes ANSI/NEMA HP 6-2013 Electrical and Electronic Silicone and Silicone Braided Insulated Hook-Up Wire, Types S (600 V), ZHS (600 V), SS (1000 V), ZHSS (1000 V), and SSB Braided (1000 V)


9/25/2013 10:50 AM

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI/NEMA HP 6- 2013 Electrical and Electronic Silicone and Silicone Braided Insulated Hook-Up Wire, Types S (600 V), ZHS (600 V), SS (1000 V), ZHSS (1000 V), and SSB Braided (1000 V).

HP 6 covers specific requirements for silicone rubber-insulated stranded wire designed for the internal wiring of high reliability electrical and electronic equipment. This publication addresses 600 V (Type S, ZHS) and 1000 V (Type SS, ZHSS, and SSB) wire and permits continuous conductor temperature ratings of -55 ºC to +150 ºC with tin-coated copper or -55 ºC to +200 ºC with silver-coated copper. These types of hook-up wire are used when the following requirements are called for:

  • High temperature resistance
  • Low temperature resistance
  • Good flexibility and flex life
  • Solder iron resistance for easier solder terminations without potential damage
  • Type ZHS and ZHSS used for applications requiring low smoke and zero halogen requirements

View the contents and scope of ANSI/NEMA HP 6-2013. A hard or electronic copy may be purchased for $70 by visiting the NEMA website.

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its 400-plus 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. Total U.S. shipments for electroindustry products exceed $100 billion annually.

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