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NEMA AB 1 2002 Edition, January 1, 2002
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Superseded By: UL 489
Molded-Case Circuit Breakers, Molded Case Switches, and Circuit-Breaker Enclosures
Additional Comments: ONLY AVAILABLE FROM UL - SEE UL 489
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ANSI/NEMA MW 1000, 2014
The requirements of this standard cover molded-case circuit breakers, circuit breaker and ground-fault circuit-interrupters, fused circuit breakers, and accessory high-fault protectors. These circuit breakers are specifically intended to provide service entrance, feeder, and branch circuit protection in accordance with the National Installation Codes in Appendix B, Ref. No.1. This standard also covers instantaneous-trip circuit breakers (circuit interrupters) specifically intended for use as part of a combination motor controller in accordance with the National Installation Codes in Appendix B, Ref. No. 1.

This standard covers molded-case switches and fused molded-case switches.

This standard covers devices rated at 600 volts or less and 6000 amperes or less.

The devices referenced in 1.1 and 1.2 are intended for installation in an overall enclosure or as parts of other devices such as panelboards. The acceptability of the combination will be determined when the complete product is investigated.

This standard covers circuit-breaker enclosures and accessory devices intended for use with the devices described in 1.1 and 1.2.

This standard does not cover low-voltage power circuit breakers covered in Appendix B, Ref. No. 2 and Ref. No. 3 or supplementary protectors covered in Appendix B, Ref. No. 4.