SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 2000

NEMA Activities and Their Relation to ASTM Committee D09


This paper details the history of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association. It discusses the three core competencies of NEMA. It also goes into detail of the NEMA Committee structure and the process of getting a document published as a NEMA standard. Also discussed is NEMA's ongoing relationship with the U.S. Department of Defense and the working relationship that various NEMA product sections have had with ASTM D09 over the years. The paper concludes with a presentation of current working projects in NEMA that might be of interest to ASTM D09 members.

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Strachan, DJ
National Electrical Manufacturers Association, Rosslyn, VA
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Developed by Committee: D09
Pages: 30–34
DOI: 10.1520/STP13453S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5427-8
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2613-8