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Adhesive Cable Mounts for panels

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As Splatz said, "I'm a tool junkie".
So, I'm FINALLY working on panels, and am trying to up my game. Looking at Reddit's Cable **** sub, I'm wondering if adhesive cable mounts are a viable, code-worthy, option to help keep a panel nice, tidy & pretty. And, if y'all honestly believe it's a bad idea, what options are available other than shoving wires to the sides & into corners and making nice 90 degree bends?

What say you boys in the field?

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I don't like them. I always used Panduit channel. Comes in all sizes.
When I did use bases for tyraps I removed the adhesive pad with my knife and glued them down. Or like @Navyguy used the ones with a hole for a screw. The adhesive pads do not hold well.
But its channel for me. Yes, it takes up more space, but is easy to install and the result is much cleaner than tyraps and bases.
 

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I'd like to see a photo of the Panduit method if you got one laying around in your phone

There are other manufacturers. Panduit is a trade name for most of us. Like we call side cutters Klein's.
 

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Thx for the info, I've used this back in my low-volt days with Cat 3 & Cat 5e but never in a panel. Might try it
Wiring duct makes panel building much easier. When using tyrap bases its a real pain to run all the wires perfectly to be tied down. In some instances bases work well for door operators. (push buttons and indicator lights).
Numbering being the most important thing. And building from a schematic.
 

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Another option for electical panel fastening of wire clips, panel tags, and wiring duct is hammer drive rivets. They have a blunt end and will not harm wiring and are available in very short lengths.

Those cannot be removed. There has to be a way to replace devices. I like them tough. Easy and no tapping.
 
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