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national electrical manufacturer association (NEMA)

National Electrical Manufacturer Association (NEMA) is a standards organization that publishes standards. In the field of cabling, NEMA is concerned, among other things, with the protection of persons against accidental contact with cabling equipment such as distribution cabinets.

NEMA classifies equipment into different protection classes and recommends their uses.

In addition, NEMA, which has been in existence since 1926, is active in the healthcare sector and, in cooperation with the American College of Radiology (ACR), has developed the manufacturer-independent standard for the exchange of radiological and medical images Digital Imaging and Communication in Medicine (DICOM).

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Englisch: national electrical manufacturer association - NEMA
Updated at: 15.02.2013
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