Electrical abbreviations are used throughout several industries, including automotive, construction, electricity wiring, electronic device repair and manufacturing, and telephony. They are used for various circuits, conduits, sizes, standardized tools, and more. Because electrical work involves significant cost and/or safety risks, understanding these abbreviations and acronyms is important for all involved.
Abbreviations and terms can vary depending on which particular field or context you are working within. Here are examples of common electrical abbreviations:
This list of abbreviations is by no means considered comprehensive. For more information regarding electrical abbreviations, visit the following websites:
For information regarding electrical symbols, see Technical Data Electrical Symbols and Abbreviations in Accordance with American Standards National Institute
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