The Seven Steps
Cable Trays

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″

Installation

Side View of Cable Tray with Screws and Attached Braces
Source: Noson, Perbix, SSD

Section Through Cable Tray with Welded Brace
Source: Noson, Perbix, SSD

  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.