Optical cable exit trough

  • US 6,597,854 B2
  • Filed: 12/20/2000
  • Issued: 07/22/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/17/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A cable exit trough mountable to a lateral trough section, the lateral trough section including an upstanding side terminating at a top edge, the exit trough comprising:

  • an upper portion having a bottom trough surface and two curved side walls extending from opposite sides of the bottom trough surface to define a cable exit pathway;

    a lower portion engageable with the lateral trough section;

    the cable exit trough being releasably mountable to the lateral trough section without cutting the top edge and corresponding upstanding side;

    wherein, when mounted to the lateral trough, the cable exit pathway extends transversely over the top edge of the upstanding side of the lateral trough section so that cable can be routed upwardly from the lateral trough section over the top edge of the lateral trough section.

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