ANSI/NEMA MW 1000-2008, Revision 1-2009 Magnet Wire

Copper wire that meets ANSI/NEMA MW 1000-2008, Revision 1-2009 requirements

Update: the latest revision of this standard is ANSI/NEMA MW 1000-2020 – Magnet Wire

ANSI/NEMA MW 1000-2008, Revision 1-2009 Magnet Wire. MW 1000, is available from ANSI. NEMA MW 1000 provides general requirements, product specifications, and test procedures for magnet wire. This revision updates MW 1000-2008, which was published in March 2009. According to NEMA the revised publication features significant updates, including:

  • Substantive changes to several test procedures in order to better define the equipment, materials, or test conditions that these procedures specify.
  • Amended tests include the bond strength test procedure, the transformer oil resistance and hydrolytic stability test, and the high voltage continuity test
  • New Appendix E, “General Rules for Rectangular Wire Dimensions”
  • New definitions
  • Reorganized table of requirements for bare rectangular wire
  • Updated requirements and specifications

Feeds of new NEMA standards are an easy way to stay up to date with changes to standards that you rely on.

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