I am running 5 or 6 runs of wire in my attic and thought I would use the Multi-Cable Staples to give myself more room.

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They definitely seem strong enough to handle the weight, but I've never seen them used in this manner and am not sure it's up to code.

I also do not see anything on their website or the packaging that says anything about this: http://www.gardnerbender.com/en/mcs-100w


The National Electrical Code actually never mentions how to support cable. It just gives the spacing for the supports.

The supports should be identified for the use. The code section for support is below:

334.30 Securing and Supporting. Nonmetallic-sheathed cable shall be supported and secured by staples, cable ties, straps, hangers, or similar fittings designed and installed so as not to damage the cable, at intervals not exceeding 1.4 m (41⁄2 ft) and within 300 mm (12 in.) of every outlet box, junction box, cabinet, or fitting. Flat cables shall not be stapled on edge.

As long as you follow the manufacturer's directions then there nothing in the Code prohibiting your intended use.

Good luck!

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