Snake Tray® 501 - Wall Snake Tray

Utilized for Long Linear Installations Where Space is at a Premium

CM-501-2-8
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What's special about this Snake Tray?

  • Designed to allow the tray to be directly attached to a wall without the use of brackets
  • The tray uses integrated mounting rings located along the center spine of the tray
  • The most flexible cable runway system, designed to support fiber optic cables and voice/telecommunication cables
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Part #ImagePhysical DimensionsLoading DimensionsCable Capacity Physical Volume Weight Of Cables As Tested Per Linear Ft At 100% Fill CapacityPrice
CM-501-2-8Snake Tray® 501 - Wall Snake Tray CM-501-2-83.5"H x 2.5"W x 98"L2"D x 2"W4 in²2.5 lbs/ft
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CM-501-3-8Snake Tray® 501 - Wall Snake Tray CM-501-3-84.5"H x 3.5"W x 98"L3"D x 3"W9 in²4.5 lbs/ft
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CM-501-5-8Snake Tray® 501 - Wall Snake Tray CM-501-5-86.5"H x 5.5"W x 98"L5"D x 5"W25 in²12.20 lbs/ft
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CM-501-6-8Snake Tray® 501 - Wall Snake Tray CM-501-6-87.5"H x 6.5"W x 98"L6"D x 6"W36 in²17.60 lbs/ft
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  • Favored, specified and used by universities, Fortune 500 companies, and the US Government
  • Easy on-site installation
  • Proven savings in installation costs of 85%
  • No tools needed to hand bend the cable tray in any direction
  • No sharp edges – no injuries to the installer or cable
  • Creates turns in 10 seconds versus 20 minutes with other methods
  • 15 seconds to connect trays together versus 10 minutes with other methods
  • Made of zinc plated (ASTM B633C2) cold rolled steel (ASTM A510)
  • Connect Snake Trays together with only one connector bolt
  • Built in hanging hardware
  • Hangs from a single point
  • Mounting hardware is simple and can be used for either computer access floor or overhead installations
  • Low labor cost when suspending tray from a single point
  • Designed for cables to enter or exit at any point, in any direction
  • Single pocket design
  • EIA/TIA and NEC Compliant
  • NFPA 708 Compliant
  • Trays nest together to lower freight costs
  • Ships from inventory within a day.
  • Made in the USA US Flag


CM-501-2-8: 2" Wall Snake Tray

  • Cable capacity - 40 cables
  • 4 square inches of pathway
  • Cable weight (tested per linear ft) - 3.3 lbs/ft
  • Standard length - 98"

CM-501-5-8: 5" Wall Snake Tray

  • Cable capacity - 255 cables
  • 25 square inches of pathway
  • Cable weight (tested per linear ft) - 12.2 lbs/ft
  • Standard length - 98"
 

CM-501-3-8: 3" Wall Snake Tray

  • Cable capacity - 92 cables
  • 9 square inches of pathway
  • Cable weight (tested per linear ft) - 3.3 lbs/ft
  • Standard length - 98"

CM-501-6-8: 6" Wall Snake Tray

  • Cable capacity - 370 cables
  • 36 square inches of pathway
  • Cable weight (tested per linear ft) - 17.60 lbs/ft
  • Standard length - 98"
Part # Drawing Size
Height x Width
Tray Area Cable Fill (50% fill) ** Support Span
Lbs/Ft (max)
CAT5E * CAT6 * CAT6A * 4' 5' 6' 8'
CM-501-2-8 cross section of CM-501-2-8 2" x 2" 4 in² 57 40 29 12 10 8 ***
CM-501-3-8 cross section of CM-501-3-8 3" x 3" 9 in² 129 92 66 22 18 14 ***
CM-501-5-8 cross section of CM-501-5-8 5" x 5" 25 in² 357 255 184 51 41 33 ***
CM-501-6-8 cross section of CM-501-6-8 6" x 6" 36 in² 514 367 265 74 59 47 ***

* CAT5e 4 pail PL approximated at 0.19 in2 in diameter, CAT6 4 pail PL cable approximated at 0.25 in2 in diameter, and CAT6a 4 pair PL approximated at 0.30 in2

** Allowable fill ratios are based on the NEC rule that the cross sectional area of all the cable installed in the cable tray not exceed 50% of the cross sectional area of the cable tray (width x depth). TIA suggests a 40% fill ratio.

*** Snake Tray series 501 are recommended to be supported every five (5) foot. However larger spans can be accommodated.

 

 

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