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Here's a basic Glossary that could help when using LayoutFAST

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Here's a basic Glossary that could help when using LayoutFAST

  • 1A/1B: 1 open & 1 closed Auxiliary Contacts
  • 3W: 3 wire
  • 4W: 4 wire
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  • AA: Ambient Air
  • AC: Alternating Current
  • ACB: Air Circuit Breaker
  • AFC: Adjustable Frequency Controller
  • AIC: Amps Interrupting Capacity
  • AIR: Amps Interrupting Rating
  • AMS: Alternative Maintenance Setting
  • ANSI: American National Standards Institute
  • ATS: Automatic Transfer System
  • AWG: American Wire Gauge
  • B2B: Back To Back
  • BFI: Blown Fuse Indicator
  • BIL: Basic Insulation Level
  • BMFD: Blown Main Fuse Detector
  • BMOL: Bimetallic Overload
  • BOM: Bill Of Material
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  • BTU: British Thermal Unit
  • CAD: Computer Aided Design
  • CB: Circuit Breaker
  • CCT: Common Configuration Team - The Common Configuration Team is a cross-functional team that is responsible for the design, creation, and maintenance of the common processes for product configuration.
  • CCW: Counter Clockwise
  • CDS: Control Disconnect Switch
  • CL: Center Line
  • CLM: Current Limiting Module
  • CM: Circuit Monitor
  • CMH: Component Mounting Hardware
  • CMM: Commercial Multi-Metering
  • CPM: Cycles Per Minute
  • CPS: Cycles Per Second
  • CPT: Control Power Transformer
  • CR: Control Relay
  • CS: Control Switch
  • CSA: Canadian Standards Association
  • CSP: Control Station Panel
  • CT: Current Transformer
  • CTC: Current Transformer Compartment
  • CTU: Capacitor Trip Unit
  • CUL: Underwriters Laboratories of Canada
  • DC: Direct Current
  • DE: Double-Ended
  • DP: Double Pole
  • DPDT: Double Pole Double Throw
  • DPST: Double Pole Single Throw
  • EMAC: Electrical Manufactures Association Of America
  • EUSERC: Electric Utility Service Equipment Requirements Committee
  • EWD: Elementary Wiring Diagram
  • FA: Forced Air
  • FC: Front Connected
  • FCAN: Full Capacity Above Normal
  • FCBN: Full Capacity Below Normal
  • FLA: Full Load Amps
  • FLC: Full Load Current
  • FM: Frequency, Modulation
  • FMCS: Fused Molded Case Switch
  • FP: Freezing Point
  • FPM: Feet Per Minute
  • FPS: Feet Per Second
  • FS: Fusible Switch
  • FVNR: Full Voltage Non-Reversing
  • FVR: Full Voltage Reversing
  • GA: Gage Or Gauge
  • GF: Ground Fault
  • GFCI: Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter
  • GFM: Ground Fault Module
  • GFP: Ground Fault Protection System
  • GFR: Ground Fault Relay
  • GMD: Group Mounted Device
  • GP: General Purpose
  • HACR: Heating, Air Conditioning, And Refrigeration
  • HD: High Density
  • HF: High Frequency
  • HOA: Hand-Off-Auto
  • HP: Horsepower
  • HR: Hand Reset
  • HV: High Voltage
  • HVAC: Heating,Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
  • Hz: Hertz
  • I/O: Input / Output
  • ICCB: Insulated Case Circuit Breaker
  • ID: Inside Diameter
  • IEC: International Electrotechnical Commission
  • IEEE: Institute Of Electrical And Electronic Engineers
  • IER: Integrated Equipment Rating (SCCR Is Correct Term)
  • IMD: Individually Mounted Device
  • IPCPT: Internally Protected Control Power Transformer
  • IPM: Interruptions Per Minute
  • IR: Instantaneous Relay
  • ISO: International Standard Organization
  • ITR: Inverse Time Relay
  • JB: Junction Box
  • kA: kilo Amps
  • kCMIL: Thousand Circular Mils
  • Wire Size
  • KI: Key Interlock
  • KO: Knockout
  • kV: kilo Volts
  • kVA: Kilovolt-Ampere
  • kVAH: Kilovolt-Ampere Hour
  • kVAR: Kilovolt-Ampere Reactive
  • L2R: Left to Right
  • LCD: Liquid Crystal Display
  • LED: Light Emitting Diode
  • LF: Low Frequency
  • LH: Left Hand
  • LO: Lock Out
  • LRC: Locked Rotor Current
  • LS: Low Speed
  • LV: Low Voltage
  • LVR: Low Voltage Relay
  • M-G: Main Generator
  • M-M: Main Main
  • M-T-M: Main Tie Main
  • MAOL: Melting Alloy Overload
  • MC: Momentary Contact
  • MCB: Main Circuit Breaker
  • MCC: Motor Control Center
  • MCCB: Molded Case Circuit Breaker
  • MDGF: Modified Differential Ground Fault
  • MLO: Main Lug Only
  • MV: Medium Voltage
  • MVA: Million Volt Amps
  • N/A: Not Applicable
  • N/R: Not Required
  • NC: Normally Closed
  • NEC: National Electric Code
  • NEMA: National Electrical Manufacurer's Association
  • PCD: Product Configurator Development
  • PPO: Preferred Product Offer - The Preferred Product Offer notations have been established to aid in feature selections (when allowed by specification) giving guidance for items preferred to be supplied by Schneider Electric.
  • PW: Part Winding
  • Q2C: Quote To Cash
  • QED: Quality Engineered Development
  • QMB : Quick Make Break
  • QMQB : Quick Make Quick Break
  • R2L: Right to Left
  • RAM: Random Access Memory
  • RC: Remote Control
  • RIM: Restraint Interface Module
  • For Electronic Circuit Breakers
  • RMS: Root Mean Square
  • ROM: Random Operating Memory
  • RP: Rating Plug
  • For Electronic Circuit Breakers
  • RPM: Revolutions Per Minute
  • RPS: Revolutions Per Second
  • RTT: Ring Tongue Terminal
  • RV: Reduced Voltage
  • RVA: Reactive Volt Ampere
  • RVAT: Reduced Voltage Autotransformer
  • RVNR: Reduced Voltage Non Reversing
  • RVR: Reduced Voltage Reversing
  • RVSS: Reduced Voltage Soft Start
  • SCCR: Short Circuit Current Rating
  • SE: Service Entrance
  • SF: Space Factor
  • SFL: Sub Feed Lug
  • SNA: Schneider North America
  • SP: Special Pricing
  • SPD: Surge Protection Device
  • SPDT: Single Pole Double Throw
  • SPST: Single Pole Single Throw
  • SQD: Square D Company
  • SSOR: Solid State Overload Relay
  • SSTL: Stainless Steel
  • ST: Shunt Trip
  • STSW: Static Transfer Switch
  • SUSE: Suitable For Use As Service Equipment
  • TAG: Technical Assistance Group
  • TC: Trip Coil
  • TFL: Through Feed Lugs
  • TM: Thermal Magnetic
  • TRE: Transparent Ready Equipment
  • TU: Trip Unit
  • TVSS: Transient Voltage Surge Suppressor(see SPD)
  • UCT: Utility Compartment
  • UGPS: Underground Pull Section
  • UL: Underwriters Laboratory
  • ULSE: Underwriters Laboratory Service Equipment
  • UR: UL Listing Type - Component Recognized
  • USA: United States
  • UVR: Under Voltage Relay
  • UVT: Under Voltage Trip
  • VA: Volt-ampere
  • VR: Voltage Relay
  • VSD: Variable Speed Drive
  • VT: Voltage Transformer
  • WHM: Watt-hour Meter
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