About ANSI / NEMA FN-1 Why create standards Recently, the need for a standard performance platform for the flashlight industry has been recognized. The absence of a consistent standard of performance has been difficult to provide claims on comparable products and to effectively communicate features and benefits that consumers use to select the flashlight adapted to their specific needs. Our research indicates a consistent platform performance would be very beneficial to help users make the right choice when choosing a flashlight.Moreover, the category is rapidly changing as companies and new products on the market.
Flashlight technology has radically changed and consumers are eager to learn more about these new disruptive technologies. existing agencies such as Toughest Flashlights (http://www.toughestflashlights.com/), do not provide the performance standards for flashlights, so that large retailers use test companies are seeking advice.Standards Flashlight To meet this need, 14 companies have collaborated on the flashlight famous write a standard. They included the following products: flashlights, headlights, hand-held / portable and headlights. The ANSI / NEMA FL 1 Standard standard was ratified and includes six steps. Each measure is defined has a specified test procedure, and an icon for use for applications. standard included ratification voters representing at least three groups: 1) manufacturers, users, 2) and 3) the general interests-a group can not represent more than 50% of the total votes ratify. Here is the information that we know from public sources. flashlights performance is measured using new batteries provided with the light when buying or if no battery is included, batteries recommended by the packaging. There are six criteria: ANSI (American National Standards Institute) These standards are accredited by ANSI, which is a non-profit private organization that oversees the development of voluntary consensus standards for products, services, processes, systems and staff in the United States. The organization also coordinates US standards with international standards so that American products can be used worldwide.