Section numbers and titles are from MasterFormat 2004 Edition with numbers and titles from MasterFormat 1995 Edition as well.
1.1 Section Includes:
A. Continuous, rigid, welded steel or stainless steel wire mesh cable management system.
B. Cable tray systems are defined to include, but are not limited to, straight sections, supports and accessories.
1.2 Related Documents:
A. Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and Division 1 Specification Sections, apply to this section.
A. Related Sections include the following:
Section 26 05 13 - Medium-Voltage Cables
Section 26 05 19 - Low-Voltage Electrical Power Conductors and Cables
Section 26 05 23 - Control-Voltage Electrical Power Cables
Section 26 05 33 - Raceway and Boxes for Electrical Systems
Section 27 05 28.36 - Cable Trays for Communications Systems
Section 27 10 00 - Structured Cabling
Section 28 05 13 - Conductors and Cables for Electronic Safety and Security
Section 28 05 28.36 - Cable Trays for Electronic Safety and Security
Section 16120 - Conductors and Cables
Section 16130 - Raceways and Boxes
Section 16140 - Wiring Devices
Section 16140 - Wiring Devices
Section 16200 - Electrical Power
Section 16700 - Communications
IEC 61537 (2001) - Cable Tray Systems and Cable ladder Systems for Cable Management
NEMA VE 1-2002/CSA C22.2 No. 126.1-02 - Metal Cable Tray Systems
ANSI/NFPA 70 (2005) - National Electrical Code (NEC)
TIA 569-A (1998) - Commercial Building Standard for Telecommunications Pathways & Spaces
ASTM A 510 - Specification for General Requirements for Wire Rods and Coarse Round Wire, Carbon Steel
ASTM A 380 - Specification for Standard Practice for Cleaning, Descaling, and Passivation of Stainless Steel Parts, Equipment, and Systems
ASTM B 633 - Specification for Electrodeposited Coatings of Zinc on Iron and Steel
ASTM A 123 - Specification for Zinc (Hot-Dip Galvanized) Coatings on Iron and Steel Products
ASTM A 653 - Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) by the Hot-Dip Process, Structural (Physical) Quality
Norm NF/A 91-131 for Galvanized Steel
Norm NF/EN 12-329 for Electrozinc Coating
Norm NF/EN/ISO 14-61 for Hot-Dipped Galvanized Steel
Norm NF 10-088-2 for Stainless Steel
A. Comply with requirements of Section 01330 - Submittal Procedures.
B. Product Data: Submit manufacturer's product data sheets for cable tray indicating dimensions, materials, and finishes, including UL Classification and NEMA/CSA Certification.
C. Shop Drawings: Submit shop drawings indicating materials, finish, dimensions, accessories, layout, supports, splices, and installation details.
D. Design Calculations: Verify loading capacities for supports.
E. Coordination Drawings: Include floor plans and sections drawn to scale. Include scaled cable tray layout and relationships between components and adjacent structural and mechanical elements. Data presented on these drawings are as accurate as preliminary surveys and planning can determine. Field verification of all dimensions, routing, etc., is directed.
F. Factory-certified test reports of specified products, complying with IEC 61537, NEC, and NEMA VE 1/CSA C22.2 No. 126.1.
G. Submit manufacturer's certification indicating ISO 9001 quality certified.
H. Submit training procedure for certifying cable tray installers.
1.5 Quality Assurance
A. Source Limitations: Obtain cable tray components through one source from a single manufacturer.
B. Approval and Labeling: Provide cable trays and accessories specified in this Section that are approved and labeled.
The Terms "Classified" pertaining to cable trays (rather than "Listed") and "Labeled": As defined in NFPA 70, Article 100.
Listing and Labeling Agency Qualifications: A "Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory" as defined in OSHA Regulation 1910.7.
C. Comply with NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, Article 392: Cable Trays: provide UL Classification and labels.
D. Comply with IEC 61537, Cable Tray Systems and Cable Ladder Systems for Cable Management.
E. Comply with NEMA VE 1/CSA C22.2 No. 126.1, Metal Cable Tray Systems, for materials, sizes, and configurations: provide cCSAus Certificate and labels.
F. Provide documentation of the following certifications:
ISO 9001 quality certification.
American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Product Design Assessment certification.
Det Norske Veritas (DNV) certification.
E 90 Fire Testing certification.
G. Provide ETL test documentation showing cable compression/deformation testing.
H. Provide military test documentation showing compliance with the following standars:
MIL-S-901D (Navy) - Military Specification, Requirements for Shock Tests, High Impact; Shipboard Machinery, Equipment and Systems.
MIL-STD-167-1 (Ships) - Military Standards Mechanical Vibrations of Shipboard Equipment.
A. Coordinate layout and installation of cable tray with other installations
Revise locations and elevations from those indicated as required to suit field conditions and as approved by the Architect.
Storage and Handling: Avoid breakage, denting, and scoring finishes. Damaged products will not be installed. Store cable trays and accessories in original cartons and in clean dry space; protect from weather and construction traffic. Wet materials will be unpacked and dried before storage.