Joint Bay Cable Support Structure

Joint Bay Cable Support Structure

Joint Bay Cable Support Structure

Year                                       2021

Project Name                    CHW Export PJT

Project Location                Korea

Scope of supply                Steelwork to support cables in a joint bay

Ellis Project #                     1520



Ellis were approached by a customer who required a cable support solution in a joint bay. Space was limited and a number of cables needed to be accommodated for. The structures would be required to be supplied in kit form to be assembled on site, due to site and shipping restrictions.



Ellis modelled the available space and then developed steel structures to support the cables and hold the required loads. The designs were validated with hand calculations and also FEA software. Once manufactured the structures were load tested to ensure that they performed as the calculations indicated. The structures were manufactured from galvanised steel and bolted together. The stands were supplied in kit format for assembly on site.


CAD Model of joint bay showing all cables, joints and support stands

FEA of single stand

Prototype (ungalvanised) joint stand