This is the harmonized ANCE, CSA Group, and UL standard for Wire and Cable Test Methods. It is the Fourth edition of NMX-J-556-ANCE, the Fourth edition of CSA C22.2 No. 2556, and the Fourth edition of UL 2556. This edition of NMX-J-556-ANCE supersedes the previous edition published on March 22, 2013. This edition of CSA C22.2 No. 2556 supersedes the previous edition published on March 22, 2013. This edition of UL 2556 supersedes the previous edition published on March 22, 2013.
This Standard has been developed in compliance with Standards Council of Canada requirements for National Standards of Canada. It has been published as a National Standard of Canada by CSA Group.
This standard has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as an American National Standard.
This standard describes the apparatus, test methods, and formulas to be used in carrying out the tests and calculations required by wire and cable standards.
Specific acceptance requirements are found in individual product
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