ASTM (formerly American Society for Testing and Materials, now ASTM International) is making sure every day items are safe for use—from toys to aircraft by developing standards through its base of volunteers. It has committees on 3D printing and nanotechnology.
UF or underground feeder cable runs electricity wires under ground that are in cased in plastic. UF is a type of NM cable.
Non-metallic cable (NM) is flexible electrical cable with a plastic covering. It’s cheap and easy to work with and safe.