Channel & Support Systems
The Aitkens range of Channel Support Systems, are provided to supply an economical, flexible and efficient method of universal support and fixing for cable trunking, cable tray, cable ladder, lighting systems, pipework and many other electrical and mechanical installations. Generally the system is produced in a nominal 40mm format with linear sections available in 3 and 6m lengths, with a comprehensive range of ex-stock fixings and brackets to suit, provided to comply with the requirements of BS6946, where appropriate.
The systems Bracketry is produced, unless otherwise stated, with Ø14mm fixing holes.
Standard Material Finishes & Specifications
Systems Lengths are provided from 2.5mm thickness (AE100 range) pre-galvanised material, to EN10142 (BS2989), with a zinc coating weight of 275g/m2 (Z275), giving a nominal coating thickness of 15μm (microns) or 0.015mm. 1.5mm thickness (AE200 range) is also available.
Systems Fixings (high tensile screws, nuts and washers etc.) are provided with a metric coarse thread format in compliance with BS3692/DIN 933 grade 8.8, being electro-zinc plated.
Systems Bracketry are generally produced from nominal 6mm thickness hot-rolled mild steel to BS1449/4360, being post-galvanised in accordance with BS EN ISO 1461 : 1999 with a coating weight of 610g/m2, giving a nominal coating thickness of 86μm (microns) or 0.086mm.