Frequently Asked Questions: Tray Cable

Tray Cable

Tray Cable

What can tray cable be used for?

Tray cable is made for use in petrochemical refineries, industrial control systems, intercom systems, traffic controls relay, power extensions, and for many other high power functions. The cable is recognized for use in Class 1 and 2, Division 2 hazardous locations and for installation in trays, wireways, troughs, ducts, conduit and channels. Power Limited Tray Cable may be used for burglar alarms, petrochemical refineries, business machines, power limited circuits, intercom systems, cash registers, and industrial control systems. There is even Wind Turbine Tray Cable (WTTC) available for environmentally-friendly wind turbine applications.


What types of wire can be installed in Cable Tray systems?



What features does tray cable possess?

Allied Wire and Cable's tray cable have an abundance of superior features that make them excellent for the aforementioned applications. Our Type TC Tray Cable conforms to specified articles of the National Electrical Code, UL guidelines, and flame tests. The cable is sunlight, heat and moisture resistant.


Where can I find out what type of tray cable will work best for me?

To find out more about Allied Wire's tray cable and all of its features, click here to visit the power tray cable section of our Product Catalog.


What's the difference between Type PLTC Tray Cable and Type TC Tray Cable?

Type PLTC is Power Limited Tray Cable, rated to only 300 volts, while Type TC is rated to 600 volts.


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