Utility equipment: Cable management solutions

utility equipment Cope Atkore International

Utility equipment: Cope, a provider of cable management solutions, offers the Cope® Ladder Cable Tray System. The universal cable tray solution is ideal for use in the power, automotive, transportation, data, heavy industrial and commercial industries.

• Power industries: nuclear, solar, wind, and hydroelectric facilities.
• Heavy industrial industries: oil and gas refineries, plastics, and chemical
• Light industrial and commercial industries: ship yards, hospitals, schools, data centers, and shopping malls.

Cope Ladder cable tray can withstand heavy rigor and harsh environments with heavy hot dip galvanized steel, fiberglass, and aluminum options. Cable tray systems are a cost effective alternative for buildings requiring multiple cable runs. The open design allows for easy installation of cables by electricians as well as future access for adding or removing cable runs. All models are UL-classified and meet National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) VE-1 standards for metal cable tray systems.

Offered in both aluminum and steel, Cope Ladder Cable Tray Systems are available for all cable tray load classes that might be required – from NEMA 12A to 20C. In the event you need to go further, Cope offers a 30C I-Beam system that will support 100lbs per foot at a 30-ft span. An offering of four different load depths, four different materials and finishes, and seven widths provide a cost effective solutions for most job requirements.

A range of nearly 20 fittings makes the system totally customizable to accommodate any kind of tricky configuration. Users can achieve design flexibility with numerous sizes of horizontal and vertical elbows, adjustable elbows, cross pieces, tees, reducers, and branches. Cope customer service experts can help customers select the right fittings for specific applications.

Strong and durable, Cope Ladder Cable Tray Systems are known for their swaged rung. The unique design offers double the pull out strength, provides an overall stiffer rigidity and an unobscured access to cables when compared to welded options. Due to the swaged mechanical connection made at 20,000lbs, the rung will not fail even under extreme conditions. Depending on the gauge required, steel versions meet ASTM A1011 or ASTM A1008 standards. The light weight, aluminum option is extruded 6063-T6 material and meets NEMA loading requirements.

About Cope:
Cope, part of Atkore International, is an industry leader in cable management solutions and the premier producer of all major categories of cable tray systems. There is a Cope cable management solution for all types of projects and facilities, ranging from standard commercial systems to the heaviest industrial systems. Their high quality and unique features make the Cope product line the preferred choice of installers and facility owners for power and data communication systems. All Cope products are produced to NEMA standards.

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