Cable trunking is used as both protection and organisation of multiple running cables. Cable protection is important within any workplace to ensure devices or machines continue to operate efficiently. Due to health and safety reasons, cables should ways be kept tidy and organised, a cable trunking will achieve this by eliminating any possible tripping hazards. There are various types available, such as PVC and plastic, stainless steel and other metals.
Trunking is a cable tidy device used to organised cables which would otherwise be running loosely around floors and walls, causing an untidy view and a possible tripping hazard. If cables need to replaced or re-wired, trunking will make the job simpler due to the easy access of the relevant wire. The robust trunking also serves as a protector from cables being damaged by falling object or being trodden on.
Primarily used for electrical cables, as an example, some of the applications cable trunking would be used in are:
With a flat trunking in various colours, whether it's white or black etc. There are differing materials to choose from, depending on the environment and the type of wiring within the application.
Aluminium, Stainless Steel, galvanised steel and other metals
PVC and other plastic trunking