M.E.2 Cable Tray Fill Capacity and Load Chart

 

Tray Size
D" x W" x L'
Tray Weight Max. # Cables @
50% fill ratio*
Load Capacity
Over a 5' Span (lbs/ft)
Load Capacity
Over a 10' Span (lbs/ft)
50% Fill Ratio
2x6x7 6.94 130 27 14
2x8x7 7.91 174 29 16
2x12x7 9.85 260 34 19
2x18x7 12.83 394 43 22
2x24x7 15.74 527 52 23
2x6x10 9.92 130 27 14
2x8x10 11.12 174 29 16
2x12x10 14.13 260 34 19
2x18x10 18.33 394 43 22
2x24x10 22.48 527 52 23
4x6x7 7.59 253 35 17
4x8x7 8.6 331 48 25
4x12x7 10.57 496 52 28
4x18x7 13.52 751 68 31
4x24x7 16.41 998 69 36
4x6x10 10.84 253 35 17
4x8x10 12.28 331 48 25
4x12x10 16 496 52 28
4x18x10 19.31 751 68 31
4x24x10 23.45 998 69 36

*Chart is based on 50% fill of 4 UTP Category 6 cable (O.D. + .21 .033 lbs./ft)
** Not Maximum loading weight for the tray, practical guide on amount of cable weight that can be installed
*** Tested in accordance with NEMA VE-1/CSA E222.2 #126.1

 

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