Eaton’s New J-Hook Color ID Products Allow for Quick and Easy Content Designation in Data Center and Light Commercial Cable Applications

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HIGHLAND, IL - Power management company Eaton today announced that its division is helping to simplify the content designation process with the introduction of its new J-Hook Color ID products. Ideal for use in data centers and light-duty commercial cable management applications, these simple solutions are designed to snap onto existing B-Line J-Hook products, allowing installers and inspectors to verify that cables are running in their correct, designated pathways.

“Until now, choosing a color-coded solution meant increasing a project’s completion time and total budget,” said Kyle Spencer, product line manager, Eaton’s B-Line division. “By developing a stocked solution that can be easily snapped into place, we’re not just reducing cost, but also eliminating confusion and saving our end users time.”

Engineered to securely fit on all J-Hook solutions from Eaton’s B-Line business, Color ID products feature a simple, tool-free installation, snapping over the U-shaped section on either single or tiered J-Hooks. By including a Color ID product on each J-Hook, installers and inspectors can quickly verify that the appropriate type of cable is included in each run. This is especially important in commercial and data center applications, where multiple cable runs are typically installed.

J-Hook Color ID products are available in blue, white, red, yellow, orange and gray options. All are manufactured from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) listed material rated for plenum spaces and are suitable for use in air handling spaces in accordance with Section 300.22 (c) and (d) of the National Electric Code (NEC). They can be used with a range of solutions and are also compatible with tied-hook applications.

For additional information on the new J-Hook Color ID products or any of the solutions available from Eaton’s B-Line business, visit www.cooperbline.com/color-id.  

Eaton’s B-Line division offers a broad range of support systems, seismic bracing solutions, electrical enclosures and wireways designed to save time and lower total installed cost. The B-Line business serves customers in the commercial construction, oil and gas, mining, solar, communications and data centers, and other markets.

Eaton’s Electrical Sector is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.

Eaton is a power management company with 2013 sales of $22.0 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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