View On-Demand: The Nichrome Wire Test (NWT)

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Appliance recall, it’s a thing and overheated electrical connections have been the root cause of several recalls. To mitigate the risk of fire due to overheated electrical connections in appliances, the Nichrome Wire Test has been added to several UL major appliance standards. 

Whether you want to learn more about the Nichrome Wire Test and how these requirements may impact your appliance designs or perhaps launch new products that meet these new safety standards, we hope you join us!

View and Learn:

  • Rationale for the NWT – why were the requirements proposed?
  • The Requirements – an overview of the NWT test requirements and related flammability requirements, as well as the impacted major appliance safety standards.
  • Evaluation and Test Methods – an overview on how to evaluate an appliance for compliance, and how to conduct the NWT.
  • Continuous Improvement – an overview of the initiatives to further refine the NWT, as well as efforts to propose the NWT requirements into IEC 60335-1.
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