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7.4.2.3 IfcCableCarrierSegmentTypeEnum

7.4.2.3.1 Semantic definition

The IfcCableCarrierSegmentTypeEnum defines the range of different types of cable carrier segment that can be specified.

7.4.2.3.2 Type values

Type Description
CABLEBRACKET

A cable bracket is a horizontal cable support fixed at one end only, spaced at intervals, on which cables rest.

CABLELADDERSEGMENT

An open carrier segment on which cables are carried on a ladder structure.

CABLETRAYSEGMENT

A (typically) open carrier segment onto which cables are laid.

CABLETRUNKINGSEGMENT

An enclosed carrier segment with one or more compartments into which cables are placed.

CATENARYWIRE

A catenary wire is a longitudinal wire supporting the grooved contact wires either directly or indirectly. Note: definition from UIC 719-1.

CONDUITSEGMENT

An enclosed tubular carrier segment through which cables are pulled.

DROPPER

A dropper is a cable carrier used to suspend cable from another cable. It could also conduct electricity.

USERDEFINED

User-defined type.

NOTDEFINED

Undefined type.

Table 7.4.2.3.A

7.4.2.3.3 Formal representation

TYPE IfcCableCarrierSegmentTypeEnum = ENUMERATION OF
	(CABLEBRACKET
	,CABLELADDERSEGMENT
	,CABLETRAYSEGMENT
	,CABLETRUNKINGSEGMENT
	,CATENARYWIRE
	,CONDUITSEGMENT
	,DROPPER
	,USERDEFINED
	,NOTDEFINED);
END_TYPE;

7.4.2.3.4 References

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7.4.2.3.5 Changelog

  • item, CABLEBRACKET
  • item, CATENARYWIRE
  • item, DROPPER