Cable Trays

Larger imageSide View of Cable Tray with Screws and Attached Braces

Source: Noson, Perbix, SSD

Purpose

To secure cable trays.

Recommendation

Strengthen existing supports with angles that are welded and braced.

Supplies Required

  • Angle—1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 1/4"
  • Sheet metal screws—No. 10 x 3/4"

Larger imageSection Through Cable Tray with Welded Brace

Source: Noson, Perbix, SSD

Installation

  1. Brace cable tray with angles in
    two directions, installed diagonally at every other or alternate sides.
  2. Weld angles to the supports or screw the top and bottom of the angles to the support with sheet metal screws.
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