The NEMA 5FB.2 Cable Ties Section promotes high value, consistent quality and safe, dependable applications for cable ties and their associated fixing devices that meet the expectations of a wide variety of users.
Includes metallic, nonmetallic and composite cable ties and associated fixing devices within the scope of
IEC 62275, trinationally harmonized standard UL 62275/CSA C22.2 No. 62275-10/NMX-J-623-ANCE-2010 and binationally harmonized standard
UL 1565/CSA C22.2 No. 18.5.
About NEMA Cable Tie Manufacturers
NEMA member companies comprise the leading global cable tie brands and most experienced cable tie manufacturers in the world. Since the invention of the cable tie in the 1950’s, NEMA manufacturers have kept pace with the latest material and manufacturing technologies to provide a wide range of fastening solutions that address seemingly endless uses for the product. From simple everyday uses to those designed for critical applications, there is a cable tie that will meet your need.
- ACT Fastening Solutions
- Avery Dennison - Fastener Division
- Panduit Corporation
- Thomas & Betts
For over thirty years, NEMA cable tie manufacturers have led the development of high industry standards for their products.
- Through CANENA, Council for Harmonization of Electrotechnical Standards of the Nations in the Americas, NEMA members led the adoption of IEC 62275,
Cable ties for electrical installations, as an American National Standard regionally harmonized with Canada and Mexico.
- The Section has developed practical communications for use as part of a plan to provide important information about the new standard and the most common performance classifications for the products.
- In cooperation with UL and CSA a plan is in place to facilitate the seamless transition of requirements for cable ties and their fixing devices from the present UL 1565/CSA C22.2 No.18.5 standard to the new trinational standard UL 62275/CSA C22.2 No.62275-10/NMX-J-623-ANCE-2010.
What you need to know about the New North American Standard
The first edition of trinationally harmonized UL 62275/CSA C22.2 No. 62275-10/NMX-J-623-ANCE-2010,
Cable ties for electrical installations, was published on February 26, 2010.
The new standard is now in effect but the present requirements for cable ties in UL 1565/CSA C22.2 No.18.5 will not be retired until June 1, 2014.
Product certifications by UL, CSA and other accredited certification organizations that are based on UL 1565/CSA C22.2 No.18.5 are still valid until that date.
The easiest way to recognize products evaluated to the new standard will be the marking of specific “Type” classifications (Type 1, 11, 2, 2S, 21, or 21S) and additional required markings identifying more applicable performance classifications and ranges.
here to discover "What You Need to Know Now".
NEW "Type" Classification Guide Available!
to download a copy of a comprehensive NEMA guide
on the new cable tie Type classifications.
Standards and Publications
NEMA Publications relevant to cable ties and fixing devices for electrical installations
UL Standards relevant to cable ties and fixing devices (Click on the standard to review the scope of each standard)
UL 1565/CSA C.22 No.18.5, Positioning Devices
(a Binational standard for Canada and U.S.)
UL 62275/CSA C22.2 No. 62275-10/NMX-J-623-ANCE-2010, Cable ties for electrical installations (Disponible en español, ANCE-www.ance.org.mx)
UL Guide Information relevant to the standards
here for Cable Ties and Fixing Devices - Types 2, 2S, 21, 21S (UL Listed)
here for Cable Ties and Fixing Devices - Types 1, 11 (UL Recognized)
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