Standard icon


IEEE Std 1896-2016 - IEEE Standard for Identification of Contact Wire Used in Overhead Contact Systems

Description: Parameters to be used in the identification of contact wires used in transit systems and electric railways and railroads are defined. The identification of contact wire by metallurgical content, electrical conductivity, and agency ownership is the intended use of this standard. This standard is not intended to replace or supersede existing identification standards using grooving but rather to simplify identification methods.
  • Status: Active STD Help

Get This Standard

Buy Purchase a copy of this standard Buy External Link
Access with Subscription External Link Standards Online subscribers can access this standard in IEEE Xplore Digital Library. Access Learn More