Max Cable Numbers Fill Table

Ningbo Bonet Metal Products Co.,Ltd | Updated: Apr 20, 2017

Max Cable Numbers Fill Table

Use this handy load guide to determine the capacity of your wire mesh cable tray. Always plan for extra space in wire mesh cable trays during the initial installation to allow capacity for future cable additions.

Data Cable Fill Table
Max Number of Data Cables Allowed
Cable Tray Size
Cat 5e 4-pr Plenum (.17")
Cat 5e 4-pr non-Plenum(.19")
Cat 6e 4-pr Plenum(.22")
Cat 6a 4-pr Non-Plenum (.35")
CM50/50 (2x2)
88 cbls
71 cbls
53 cbls
20 cbls
CM50/100 (2x4)
177 cbls
142 cbls
106 cbls
41 cbls
CM50/150 (2x6)
266 cbls
213 cbls
159 cbls
62 cbls
CM50/200 (2x8)
355 cbls
284 cbls
212 cbls
83 cbls
CM50/300 (2x12)
532 cbls
426 cbls
318 cbls
125 cbls
CM50/400 (2x16)
710 cbls
568 cbls
424 cbls
167 cbls
CM50/450 (2x18)
798 cbls
639 cbls
477 cbls
188 cbls
CM50/500 (2x20)
887 cbls
710 cbls
530 cbls
209 cbls
CM50/600 (2x24)
1065 cbls
852 cbls
636 cbls
251 cbls
CM100/100 (4x4)
351 cbls
281 cbls
209 cbls
82 cbls
CM100/150 (4x6)
527 cbls
422 cbls
314 cbls
124 cbls
CM100/200 (4x8)
703 cbls
563 cbls
419 cbls
165 cbls
CM100/300 (4x12)
1055 cbls
844 cbls
629 cbls
248 cbls
CM100/400 (4x16)
1406 cbls
1126 cbls
839 cbls
331 cbls
CM100/450 (4x18)
1582 cbls
1266 cbls
944 cbls
373 cbls
CM100/500 (4x20)
1758 cbls
1407 cbls
1049 cbls
414 cbls
CM100/600 (4x24)
2110 cbls
1689 cbls
1259 cbls
497 cbls
CM150/150 (6x6)
788 cbls
631 cbls
469 cbls
186 cbls
CM150/200 (6x8)
1010 cbls
809 cbls
603 cbls
238 cbls
CM150/300 (6x12)
1515 cbls
1213 cbls
905 cbls
357 cbls
CM150/400 (6x16)
2021 cbls
1618 cbls
1206 cbls
476 cbls
CM150/450 (6x18)
2273 cbls
1820 cbls
1357 cbls
536 cbls
CM150/500 (6x20)
2526 cbls
2022 cbls
1508 cbls
596 cbls
CM150/600 (6x24)
3031 cbls
2427 cbls
1810 cbls
715 cbls

MC Power Cable Fill Table

Max Number of MC Cables Allowed
Cable Tray Size
2C (12 AWG) THHN TypeMC AlumArmor
3C (12 AWG) THHN TypeMC AlumArmor
3C (AWG 4/0) THHN TypeMC AlumArmor
3C (500 kcmil) THHN TypeMC AlumArmor
CM50/50 (2x2)
11 cbls
10 cbls
n/a
n/a
CM50/100 (2x4)
23 cbls
21 cbls
2 cbls
1 cbls
CM50/150 (2x6)
35 cbls
31 cbls
3 cbls
2 cbls
CM50/200 (2x8)
47 cbls
42 cbls
5 cbls
3 cbls
CM50/300 (2x12)
71 cbls
63 cbls
7 cbls
5 cbls
CM50/400 (2x16)
95 cbls
84 cbls
10 cbls
7 cbls
CM50/450 (2x18)
107 cbls
94 cbls
11 cbls
7 cbls
CM50/500 (2x20)
119 cbls
105 cbls
12 cbls
8 cbls
CM50/600 (2x24)
143 cbls
126 cbls
15 cbls
10 cbls
CM100/100 (4x4)
23 cbls
21 cbls
2 cbls
1 cbls
CM100/150 (4x6)
35 cbls
31 cbls
3 cbls
2 cbls
CM100/200 (4x8)
47 cbls
42 cbls
5 cbls
3 cbls
CM100/300 (4x12)
71 cbls
63 cbls
7 cbls
5 cbls
CM100/400 (4x16)
95 cbls
84 cbls
10 cbls
7 cbls
CM100/450 (4x18)
107 cbls
94 cbls
11 cbls
7 cbls
CM100/500 (4x20)
119 cbls
105 cbls
12 cbls
8 cbls
CM100/600 (4x24)
143 cbls
126 cbls
15 cbls
10 cbls
CM150/150 (6x6)
23 cbls
21 cbls
3 cbls
2 cbls
CM150/200 (6x8)
47 cbls
42 cbls
5 cbls
3 cbls
CM150/300 (6x12)
71 cbls
63 cbls
7 cbls
5 cbls
CM150/400 (6x16)
95 cbls
84 cbls
10 cbls
7 cbls
CM150/450 (6x18)
107 cbls
94 cbls
11 cbls
7 cbls
CM150/500 (6x20)
119 cbls
105 cbls
12 cbls
8 cbls
CM150/600 (6x24)
143 cbls
126 cbls
15 cbls
10 cbls

*Note: cables from different manufacturers will not be exactly the same. The two tables above are just for reference.

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