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July 14, 2010: AMCA's ‘Standards Handbook' Receives ANSI Approval

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - The Air Movement and Control Association International (AMCA International) announced that the Board of Standards Review of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved ANSI/AMCA Standard 99-10, “Standards Handbook.” This standard was previously approved by the AMCA membership, and then sent to ANSI for its approval process. ANSI/AMCA Standard 99-10 is a compilation of individual short standards that cover a wide variety of topics.

Included in ANSI/AMCA Standard 99-10 are: The Fan Laws, The AMCA Vocabulary: Definitions, The AMCA Vocabulary: Product Definitions, The AMCA Vocabulary: Symbols, Basic Series of Preferred Numbers, Metric Units and Conversion Factors, Charts & Tables, Classifications for Spark Resistant Construction, Drive Arrangements for Centrifugal Fans, Inlet Box Positions for Centrifugal Fans, Designation for Rotation and Discharge of Centrifugal Fans, Motor Positions for Belt or Chain Drive Centrifugal Fans, Operating Limits for Centrifugal Fans, Drive Arrangements for Tubular Centrifugal Fans, Impeller Diameters & Outlet Areas for Industrial Centrifugal Fans, Impeller Diameters Outlet Areas for Industrial Centrifugal Fans, Impeller Diameters & Outlet Areas for Tubular Centrifugal Fans, Dimensions for Axial Fans, and Drive Arrangements for Axial Fans.

ANSI/AMCA Standard 99-10 is available for purchase at www.amca.org. Accreditation approval was given through ANSI for this standard as a single standard, and as such, AMCA said it will only sell as a collection and will no longer sell each standard individually.

Publication date: 07/12/2010

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