Pulling Cable


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Pulling Cable
1010607 Pulling Cable
Installing Cable Racks Before any cables are pulled into ducts, provision for supporting the cable ends on racks in the manholes is made. Allowing the cable ends to lie on the manhole floor enables them to be stepped on or damaged by falling objects. The rack support channel is fastened to the manhole wall with expansion bolts. Holes for the expansion bolts are drilled 3 in deep. Safety goggles are worn when concrete or brick is being drilled. The spacing between racks adjacent to the proposed cable splice is usually 3 ft. In general, a cable should be supported at points 6 in from each end of the splice. Additional racks are spaced about 3 to 4½ f…
Citation
Thomas M. Shoemaker; James E. Mack: Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, Twelfth Edition. Pulling Cable, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export