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Cable Tray

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CABLE TRAY MANUAL
Based on the2005 National Electrical Code
®
2 0 0 5
CT05MAN
 
Table of Contents
PageNo.
Introduction
......................................................................................................................
2
 Why Cable Tray?
Safety ....................................................................................................................
3
Dependability ...........................................................................................................
4
Space Savings ..........................................................................................................
4
Cost Savings .........................................................................................................
5-8
 An In-depth Look at the 2005
NEC 
® 
, Section 392
Types of Cable Trays (
NEC
®
392.1 Scope)............................................................
9-11
EMI/RFI Cable Tray .........................................................................................
10-11
Cable Tray Materials ...............................................................................................
12
Types of Cables Allowed in Cable Tray [392.3 (A)].....................................................
12
MI - Mineral Insulated Metal Sheathed Cable [Article 332] ...............................
12
MC - Metal Clad Cable [Article 330] ..............................................................
13
TC - Power and Control Tray Cable [Article 336] ...........................................
13
ITC - Instrumentation Tray Cable [Article 727] ...............................................
13
PLTC - Power Limited Tray Cable [Sections 725.61 (C) and 725.71 (E)] ..........
14
Other Types - Fire Alarm [Article 760],Multipurpose and Communications Cable [Article 800] ................
14
Single Conductor & Type MV Cables [392.3 (B)].......................................................
14
Cable Tray Use in Hazardous Locations [392.3 (D)]..............................................
15-17
Limitations on Cable Tray Use [392.4] .....................................................................
18
Cable Tray Loading [392.5 (A)]...........................................................................
18-20
Fiberglass Cable Tray [392.3 (E) & 392.5 (F)]............................................................
20
Discontinuous Cable Tray and Fittings [392.6 (A)] ................................................
21-22
Covers [392.6 (D)]...................................................................................................
23
Barriers [392.6 (E) & (F)]..........................................................................................
24
Spacing of Multiple Cable Trays [392.6 (I)] ................................................................
25
Supporting Conduit from Cable Tray [392.6 (J)] ........................................................
25
Use of Cable Tray as an Equipment Grounding Conductor [392.7 Grounding]........
26-29
Fastening Cables [392.8 (B)] ....................................................................................
30
Cable Installation [392.8] ...................................................................................
30-32
Sizing Cable TrayMulticonductor - 2000 volts or less [392.9] ...............................................
32-34
Single conductor - 2000 volts or less [392.10]...........................................
34-36
Type MC or MV - 2001 volts or greater [392.12] ...........................................
37
Ampacities of Cables in Cable Tray ....................................................................
36-38
Cable Tray Wiring System Design and Installation Hints .......................................
38-39
Fireproofing Tray ...................................................................................................
40
Expansion and Contraction ...............................................................................
41-42
 Appendix Index & Appendix Sheets
......................................................................
44-55
Cable Tray Installation & Specification Checklists
...........................................
54-55
Footnotes
.....................................................................................................................
56
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Cable Tray ManualCooper B-Line, Inc
 
INTRODUCTION
The B-Line Cable Tray Manual was produced by B-Line's technical staff. B-Line has recognizedthe need for a complete cable tray re f e rence source for electrical engineers and designers. Thefollowing pages address the 2005
NationalElectricCode 
® 
requirements for cable tray systemsas well as design solutions from practical experience. The information has been organized for use asa reference guide for both those unfamiliar and those experienced with cable tray.Nearly every aspect of cable tray design and installation has been explored for the use of thereader. If a topic has not been covered sufficiently to answer a specific question or if additionalinformation is desired, contact the engineering department at B-Line. We sincerely hope you willfind the B-Line Cable Tray Manual a helpful and informative addition to your technical library.The information contained herein has been carefully checked for accuracy and is believed to becorrect and current. No warranty, either expressed or implied, is made as to either its applicabilityto, or its compatibility with, specific requirements, of this information, nor for damages consequentto its use. All design characteristics, specifications, tolerances and similar information are subject tochange without notice.Cooper B-Line, Inc.509 West Monroe StreetHighland, IL 62249-0326Tel: (618) 654-2184Fax: (618) 654-5499
National Electrical Code 
® 
and
NEC 
® 
are registered trademarks of theNational Fire Protection Association, Inc. Quincy, MA 02269.
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