Industrial Electrical Drawing Conventions


Are there any good resources for drawing conventions for industrial control cabinets? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks, Lisa

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Lisa S.
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Will this sort of thing be what you are looking for?

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Cern is quite a large facility that could be considered an experiment on a truly large industrial scale.

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Paul E. Bennett

I have always used the concept of

"He who does the drawings gets to choose how they are done"

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..and that is precisely what is wrong with most process plants these days. ;-)


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Cameron Dorrough

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NFPA 79 Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery 2002 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration

Chapter 2 Referenced Publications

Chapter 3 Definitions

Chapter 4 General Operating Conditions

Chapter 5 Incoming Supply Circuit Conductor Terminations and Devices for Disconnecting and Removing Power

Chapter 6 Protection from Electric Shock

Chapter 7 Protection of Equipment

Chapter 8 Grounding

Chapter 9 Control Circuits and Control Functions

Chapter 10 Operator Interface and Control Devices

Chapter 11 Electronic Equipment

Chapter 12 Control Equipment: Location, Mounting, and Enclosures

Chapter 13 Conductors, Cables, and Flexible Cords

Chapter 14 Wiring Practices

Chapter 15 Electric Motors and Associated Equipment

Chapter 16 Accessories and Lighting

Chapter 17 Marking and Safety Signs

Chapter 18 Technical Documentation

Chapter 19 Testing and Verification

Annex A Explanatory Material

Annex B Inquiry Form for the Electrical Equipment of Machines

Annex C Examples of Industrial Machines Covered by NFPA 79

Annex D Technical Documentation

Annex E Device and Component Designations

Annex F Electrical Enclosure Ratings: Type-Rating Versus IP-Rating

Annex G Kilowatt Outputs with Horsepower Equivalents

Annex H Cross-Reference Tables

Annex I Minimizing the Probability of Control Function Failure

Annex J Informational References

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Dennis Mchenney

Hehe, no matter who complains.

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A. Paul Montgomery

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