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NEMA publishes cable tray installation guidelines.

Press Release Summary:

Dec 04, 2013 - Intended for engineers, contractors, and maintenance personnel, NEMA VE 2-2013 Cable Tray Installation Guidelines address shipping, handling, storing, and installing cable tray systems as well as maintenance and system modification. Guidelines have been revised to reference the 2011 version of the National Electrical Code® and provide clarification for grounding and bonding cable trays, as well as recent cable tray product developments.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes NEMA VE 2-2013 Cable Tray Installation Guidelines

Press release date: Nov 25, 2013

ROSSLYN, Va., —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA VE 2-2013 Cable Tray Installation Guidelines. The fourth edition of this publication, VE 2 is a practical guide for the proper installation of cable tray systems.

This publication addresses shipping, handling, storing, and installing cable tray systems. Information on maintenance and system modification is also provided. Cable tray system design must comply with National Electrical Code® Article 392, NEMA VE 1 Metal Cable Tray Systems, NEMA FG 1 Fiberglass Cable Tray Systems, and follow safe work practices as described in NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. The guidelines in this publication are useful to engineers, contractors, and maintenance personnel.

NEMA VE 2-2013 has been revised to reference the 2011 version of the National Electrical Code® and provides clarification for grounding and bonding cable trays, as well as recent cable tray product developments.

NEMA VE 2-2013 Cable Tray Installation Guidelines may be downloaded at no cost on the NEMA website or purchased in hardcopy for $88.

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Rosslyn, Virginia. Its 400-plus member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Total U.S. shipments for electroindustry products exceed $100 billion annually.

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