The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has updated the ANSI C136 series of standards for roadway and area lighting equipment. Nine standards have been reaffirmed and one has been revised. The series is made up of a total of 31 standards and is maintained by the ANSI C136 committee.
ANSI C136.1-2004 (R2009) Filament Lamps—A Guide for Selection
ANSI C136.2-2004 (R2009) Luminaire Voltage Classification
ANSI C136.4-2003 (R2009) Series Sockets and Series-Socket Receptacles
ANSI C136.5-2003 (R2009) Film Cutouts
ANSI C136.13-2004 (R2009) Metal Brackets for Wood Poles
ANSI C136.14-2004 (R2009) Elliptically Shaped, Enclosed Side-Mounted Luminaires for Horizontal-Burning High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Lamps
ANSI C136.19-2004 (R2009) High-Pressure Sodium (HPS) and Retrofit HPS Lamps for Mercury Ballasts—Guide for Selection
ANSI C136.21-2004 (R2009) Vertical Tenons Used with Post Top-Mounted Luminaires
ANSI C136.26-2003 (R2009) Troubleshooting Guide for High-Pressure Sodium (HPS) Luminaires
ANSI C136.16-2009 Enclosed, Post Top-Mounted Luminaires
To view the contents and scope of any ANSI C136 standard, or to purchase a hardcopy or electronic copy, visit http://www.nema.org/stds/C136.cfm. Prices for the above standards range from $27 to $42. Standards may also be purchased by contacting IHS at 800-854-7179 (within the U.S.), 303-397-7956 (international), 303-397-2740 (fax), or global.ihs.com.
NEMA is the association of electrical and medical imaging equipment manufacturers. Founded in 1926 and headquartered near Washington, D.C., its approximately 450 member companies manufacture products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end use of electricity. These products are used in utility, industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential applications. The association’s Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) Division represents manufacturers of cutting-edge medical diagnostic imaging equipment including MRI, CT, x-ray, and ultrasound products. Worldwide sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion. In addition to its headquarters in Rosslyn, Virginia, NEMA also has offices in Beijing and Mexico City.