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#196500 - 10/09/10 04:55 AM Tray Cable
michelebacocchia Offline
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Hello!!

Could I use a Tray Cable (TC) certified CSA without the use of a cable tray in an industrial equipment?or I need to use another type of cable?

Thanks!

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#196507 - 10/09/10 11:55 AM Re: Tray Cable [Re: michelebacocchia]
twh Offline
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Table 19 shows TC cable as suitable for direct earth burial with protection if it's marked for that use (Table 19, Note 25).

If you run TC cable in a cable tray, you need to get from the tray to the equipment the cable serves. 12-2202(2) covers that by allowing its use in conduit where it isn't in the cable tray.

Other than that, I think you need to use different cable.

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