Cable tray


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Cable tray

In electrical installations, a continuous support, usually overhead, on which electrical cables or conduits are placed. Usually constructed of sheet metal with low sides, resembling a tray.
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cable tray

cable tray
An assembly of metalwork which is used to support insulated electric conductors; similar in function to a metal cable duct, but consisting of a ladder-like metal framework on the bottom and sides, with the top open.
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