Benefits of the Cable Drum Frames

Cable reels or drums are circular-shaped object usually huge and massive which are used to carry or roll different types of electrical or cable wires. Cable drum frames have been used for unnumbered of year to mobilize fiber optic cables, electric cables, and other wire products and materials. Cable drums usually have different types like steel, plastic and wood.

Currently, the steel drums have replaced the traditional wooden drums in the wire and cable industry. They are definitely more solid and durable compared to wooden reels. The life of steel drums is longer and thus the expense for the user is less compared to those users of wooden or plastic reels. Majority of today’s industry prefer steel drums instead of wood or plastic because they cannot be stolen easily and can be loaded with different types of cables and wires, from the heaviest to the lightest wire products. Thus it’s the multipurpose drum. And to manage these multipurpose drum and keep them well organised, a frame is needed to hold them properly. Here are some of the things we need to know regarding cable drum frames. You may have thought that measurements of the reels differ from the other therefore we have to ensure that the frame can hold the drum with precision. There are custom-made cable drum frames, well-designed, and perfect to maintain the heavy cable drum stay in place for safe keeping or mobility.

Experts use galvanized framework for more stability and strength combined with sturdy structure necessary to keep both the cable and drum properly, thus avoiding deformation of the material.

The ideal cable drum frame is the Drum Lift Frame stretching up to 1600 meters. Identifying drums correctly, as well as marking it is a priority to manufacturers. The cable drum frames should have very hard frames that can be lifted up by a forklift. With that hard-wearing structure it will secure the containers stay constantly upright. Cable drum frames should also be on steady terrain to avoid unwanted movement and should be kept away from wet areas to prevent wearing away.

An essential function of cable drum frame is it makes sure that the drum is above the pools or puddles of water. Manufacturers always take into consideration the use of solid and durable braces for all types of cable drum frame for safety because drums may be arranged and hoisted using lifts and not by cranes. While coils may be released using ramp if forklift equipment is not available, the use of colossal ropes is advisable to fasten the drums properly. And also, stoppers may be used to prevent the drums from rolling down to the support tool. As a general rule, cable drum frames Perth should only be transported by forklift equipment, because this massive cylinder must be lifted from a hanged over.

You may contact us if you are looking for custom made steel frames to support installation of cable trays.