A Neat Idea for Ceiling Brackets

Fixing Ceiling Brackets to wooden joists

Here’s a neat idea when you have to fix cable tray ceiling brackets to wooden joists. the first issue is, woodscrews have to be used. This in itself is not a big deal. Getting the screwdriver into the space available is difficult. You end up either having to put the screw through the slots in the bracket or trying to use the screwdriver at an angle, this is not a good idea.
Using one of the backplates shown below using two suitable woodscrews, I have used 2 – 5.0 x 50mm for this demo, is quick and easy. This also allows the use of a battery drill with a magnetic bit holder such as the Wera Rapidapter, however any suitable holder would work. The Haley Bracket can then be secured using a standard M10 nut or M10 x 12mm hex. set pin our suspended on studding.
The tray can be fixed to the basket using any suitable method. Here I have used the Haley FK001 fixing kit.
The backplates I have used are standard products that can be supplied by Haley Products or from any good distributor or wholesaler.

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New Way to Fix Cable Tray to Standoff Brackets

ANOTHER way to fix cable tray to a stand-off bracket.

We want to show you a different way of fixing cable tray to our new range of stand-off brackets using a cordless drill. Its the new Haley PFX (power fixing) bracket. and to highlight some of the other great products, when used for the installation, that improve the experience of installing cable tray when using our brackets. Namely, cordless drills, hexagon screwdriver bits and magnetic bit holders.
Firstly, image for a moment, you have no back nuts to worry about. The supplied screw form its on thread, similar to a self-tapper, only more effectively. Secondly, you don’t have to line up the back nut to the slot. The right sized holes are pre-punched to the correct pitch ensuring they line up with the slots in the tray. Thirdly, the PFX bracket has been designed to be used with cordless drills. For our product demonstrations we use the Hitachi DS10 Combi in combination with the Wera Rapadaptor and No.2 bi-torsion bit. Any similar sized cordless drill and magnetic bit holder will work as well.

Things electricians may not know about Haley Brackets

Product Range Overview

Cable tray, cable basket bracket for most applications

Brackets the electrician will want to use.

Brackets for most installations

Fixing Cable Basket and Cable Tray to walls
Fixing Cable Basket and Cable Tray to ceilings
Under floor support brackets (These brackets are also used as standoff brackets
Suspension of tray or basket

The electrical installers solution

Haley Products have been manufacturing and supplying Cable tray support brackets for over 30 years from our own premises in
the UK. Delivery locally is by our own transport. Nationally, we use next day Carrier. Manufacturing is for stock so deliveries are good. Haley Brackets can be purchased from most electrical wholesalers. All our brackets are manufactured in the UK. Call us for more details of where to obtain supplies or for samples.
We make brackets for supporting tray and basket fixed to walls, ceilings, under floors and suspension from threaded rod and suspension wire products.

Many of the ideas about features and benefits designed into our brackets came from suggestions made by electricians and our distributors. Haley brackets are designed and made for installers to make tray work easier. For example, the twist in cable basket allows for centre support and reduced the number of components required.

Our core values and aims are to

1) Design and manufacture cable tray and basket support brackets that the contractor will want to use.

2) Provide great products for installers that are simple to use.

3) Provide great value products for installers that are simple to use.

4) Have quick deliveries so that installer gets good delivery time thus reduces or eliminates down time.