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What to Know About the ANSI/TIA 568 Standard

Posted by CADDY on Jan 24, 2018 8:02:00 AM

What is the ANSI/TIA-568 Standard Series?

ANSI/TIA 568.0-D for Generic Telecommunications Cabling requires a minimum bend radius of four times the cable diameter for four-pair balanced twisted-pair cable during and after installation. For a typical CAT 6A cable (about ¼” diameter), the bend radius for cable supports such as a J-Hook needs to be at least 1 inch. This standard is meant to ensure quality performance and connectivity, support technological innovation, and provide superior, globally accepted products.

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Topics: Cable Support Systems, Datacom

Four Ways Wire Rope is Better than Metal Strap

Posted by Adrien Le Roux on Jan 17, 2018 2:26:18 PM

CHOOSING A SUPPORT SYSTEM:

Wire rope support systems provide many benefits that make them superior to threaded rod, jack chain, and metal strap. Learn more about how wire rope performs better than metal strap.

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Topics: Cable Support Systems, Electrical, Datacom, HVAC

Wire Rope’s Popularity Expected to Continue in 2018

Posted by Adrien Le Roux on Jan 5, 2018 10:52:26 AM

MARKET CONDITIONS:

As the construction market remains tremendously competitive, contractors must stay ahead of market trends, embrace new and innovative products, and continuously improve efficiency without compromising quality. As a result, manufacturers like CADDY are preparing for another strong year for wire rope support systems.

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Topics: Cable Support Systems, Electrical, Datacom, HVAC

Three Parts of a Wire Rope Support System

Posted by Adrien Le Roux on Nov 29, 2017 7:00:00 AM

SELECTING A WIRE ROPE SUPPORT SYSTEM:

Contractors use wire support systems because they are effective and easy to install. Although many different factors and features make some systems better for different applications, all wire rope support systems are comprised of the same basic components.

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Topics: Cable Support Systems, Electrical, Datacom, HVAC

The Importance of Wire Rope Packaging

Posted by Adrien Le Roux on Sep 27, 2017 2:40:54 PM

PERKS OF WIRE ROPE SUPPORT SYSTEMS

Installers enjoy using wire rope support systems because they are flexible, adaptable and have a great strength-to-weight ratio. However, in order to enjoy all of the benefits of the system, it is important to select a product that is user friendly.

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Topics: Cable Support Systems, Electrical, Datacom, HVAC

Why Use the SLS Instead of Double-Barreled Locking Device?

Posted by CADDY on Feb 9, 2017 8:51:43 AM

SELECTING A WIRE ROPE LOCKING DEVICE:

Wire rope support systems provide many benefits that make them a superior support method for numerous light and medium-duty applications when compared to threaded rod, jack chain, and metal strap.

When hanging strut with wire rope, contractors need to understand why a typical "double-barreled" locking device may not be the best choice for hanging when compared to a locking device specifically built for strut, like the CADDY SPEED LINK SLS Locking Device

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Topics: Cable Support Systems, Electrical, Datacom, HVAC

CADDY SPEED LINK SLS Locking Device Features

Posted by CADDY on Feb 9, 2017 8:44:27 AM

SELECTING A WIRE ROPE LOCKING DEVICE:

Wire rope support systems provide many benefits that make them a superior support method for numerous light and medium-duty applications when compared to threaded rod, jack chain, and metal strap. The CADDY SPEED LINK SLS Strut Locking Device is designed to attach directly to strut, basket tray, fan units, C-channel, and the CADDY TSR.

Every part of the new SLS is designed to offer unique benefits to installers. The cross-section of the locking device shows many of the new features.

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Topics: Cable Support Systems, Electrical, Datacom, HVAC

Two Benefits of the Long Stem on the SLS Locking Device

Posted by CADDY on Feb 9, 2017 8:41:27 AM

SELECTING A WIRE ROPE LOCKING DEVICE:

Wire rope support systems provide many benefits that make them a superior support method when compared to threaded rod, jack chain, and metal strap.

The CADDY SPEED LINK SLS Strut Locking Device has a very noticeable long plastic nut that holds the device to the load. Although it is not load bearing, this part was designed to help the installer.

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Topics: Cable Support Systems, Electrical, Datacom, HVAC

Three Benefits of a Wire Rope Support System

Posted by CADDY on Oct 25, 2016 11:00:07 AM

SELECTING A WIRE ROPE SUPPORT SYSTEM:

Wire rope support systems provide many benefits that make them a superior support method when compared to threaded rod, jack chain, and metal strap.

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Topics: Cable Support Systems, Electrical, Datacom, HVAC

Four Features to Look For in a Wire Rope Support System

Posted by CADDY on Jul 15, 2016 11:03:23 AM

SELECTING A WIRE ROPE SUPPORT SYSTEM:

Contractors use wire rope support systems because they are effective and easy to install. Although all wire rope support systems are made up of the same basic components, locking devices can look and install differently based on the manufacturer. Because of this, it is tremendously important that contractors look for these three features when selecting a cable support system.

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Topics: Cable Support Systems, Electrical, Datacom, HVAC