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How do I attach cable tray to Unistrut?

How do I attach cable tray to Unistrut?

To use the clip, 1) place the basket tray on top of the strut, 2) position the clip over the tray at the desired position, 3) squeeze the clip and 4) slide it in place. The installation technique does not require any tools or hardware other than the KBT Wire Basket Tray Clip.

How often does cable tray have to be supported?

It is also recommended that cable trays be bonded to building steel or earth every 60 feet in order to reduce noise in the system.

What size does Unistrut come in?

The vast majority of Unistrut channel sections come in 10′ and 20′ lengths.

What are cable supports?

O-Z/Gedney™ cable supports are used to support cables in vertical raceways or risers. They relieve the strain that would be placed on terminations, the interior of panels, or other devices to which the cables are connected.

Can you stand on cable tray?

(1) It is common practice to use cable trays in the vertical position. Cables must be fastened securely, see NEC 318-8(b). (2) Yes, they do maintain their integrity.

How do I choose a cable tray?

The sum of the cross sectional areas of all cables cannot exceed 50% of the trays fill area. The cable tray sizing equals the width times the loading depth. Generally, cable tray sizing is correct when it appears 50% full of cable or wire , or when it contains a 50% fill of cables or wire.

What is the support span of a cable tray?

8 to 20 foot
Cable tray permits much greater spacing between support hangers than for most other systems, providing savings in support costs and installation labor. Square D cable trays are available for support spacings ranging from 8 to 20 foot support spans.

What is Unistrut channel?

Unistrut is a brand name of the construction material, strut channel. Functionally, strut channel is a series of threaded rod and metal channel used to form a ceiling-mounted support structure for anything from lighting, to injectors, to overhead system components.

What are the advantages of Unistrut cable tray support structures?

One of the obvious advantages of fabricating cable tray support structures with Unistrut is that we can easily achieve custom dimensions due to the infinitely adjustable nature of our strut. You’ll avoid welding (which saves time and money), and if you require a last minute alteration to your plans, the system can be re-worked in the field.

How big is the Unistrut electrical support system?

The Unistrut system requires no welding, drilling or other complex fabrication techniques. This means faster, easier solutions for virtually any electrical support problem. Unistrut channel offers structural and spanning capabilities not available with conventional surface raceway products and is available in continuous lengths of up to 20 feet.

How big is a Unistrut channel strut strip?

Included are metal strut-type channel raceways at least .071 inch (1.81mm) thick and metal or non-metal closure strips at least .040 inch (1.02mm) thick. The Unistrut system requires no welding, drilling or other complex fabrication techniques.

What is the purpose of a cable tray?

Cable Tray systems are often used to support electric power, signal, control, instrumentation and communication cables used for power distribution and communication.

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