Cable Tray is a course designed to familiarize participants with cable tray components and installation techniques. After completing this course, participants should be able to identify the types of sections and the types of fittings used in cable tray assemblies, explain how cable tray is supported, and explain how cable tray sections are spliced. They should also be able to size cable tray for specific numbers and types of conductors.
Describe the sections used in cable tray assembly
Describe the National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements for cable tray construction
Select the proper cable tray sections for specific applications
Identify cable tray sections on working drawings
Describe the effects of improper tray loading
Describe the connectors, barrier strips, and covers used in cable tray assemblies
Select the proper cable tray fittings for the situation
Identify cable tray fittings on working drawings
Describe the splice plates used in cable tray assembly
Select the proper cable tray fittings for the situations
Explain the methods used to hang and secure cable tray
Describe where splices in straight tray sections should be located
Describe a method used to fabricate an offset in cable tray
Describe the NEC® requirements for cable tray installation and grounding
Select the required fittings to ensure equipment-grounding continuity in cable tray systems
Size cable tray for the number and types of conductors contained in the system
Describe the NEC® requirements for cable tray conductors
Describe the general requirements for pulling cable in tray systems
Describe how cable is supported in vertical tray
Describe how cable exits cable tray
Internet Access - Users will need a computer or device with a web browser and an internet connection.
System - Runs on desktop computers and tablets. Microsoft Windows 7, 8 and 10 and MAC OS. Apple Tablets running IOS 11.
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