19 Inch Rack
A standard rack specification for mounting computer and telecommunication accessories. For more information click here.
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Lab/Open style, 2-post rack used mainly for patch applications. Designed to provide a functional and cost effective solution where accessibility is a major requirement.
Part of the Ausrack Plus range of racks and cabinets. The Ausrack Plus Network is designed to house all 19″ rack mounted network equipment.
Part of the Ausrack range of racks and cabinets. The Ausrack Server is design to house all 19″ rack mounted servers.
Part of the Ausrack range of racks and cabinets. The Ausrack Wall is a wall mounted cabinet design to house 19″ rack mounted network equipment.
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Often used interchangeably with either enclosure or rack. A cabinet is a piece of equipment designed to house or enclose something. This could be electrical equipment, process equipment, or anything else.
These are seals which prevent water, dust etc from entering the enclosure where are cable is brought through the enclosure wall. Often cable glands are installed via a gland plate.
An additional 100 mm of ‘bolt on’ space available for Ausrack Plus cabinets. This allows additional space for cabling, and helps prevent overheating problems caused by excessively cramped cabinets.
A piece of equipment designed to house or enclosure something. This could be electrical equipment, process equipment, or anything else. Often these are also called cabinets.
A piece of equipment designed to house electrical components. Enclosures are rated to an IP standard, which tells the user what environment it can withstand.
These are secondary areas (in front of the mounting pan) where equipment such as internal controls and accessories can be mounted. Escutcheons can be fixed, or hinged for easy access to the wiring and controls on the mounting pan.
Usually located at the rear of the enclosure (although some such as that on the Monarch IP range are movable), the gear tray allows equipment to be mounted inside the enclosure. Other common terminology for the Gear Tray is a Mounting Plate or Mounting Pan.
These are removable sections of the enclosure (usually on the bottom). The gland plate can be removed to allow the easy fitting of cable glands.
Usually located at the rear of the enclosure (although some such as that on the Monarch IP range are movable), the mounting pan allows equipment to be mounted inside the enclosure. Other common terminology for the Mounting Pan is a Mounting Plate or Gear Tray.
A rack designed to fit network equipment. A network rack has front face hole centres of 465 mm, and can fit equipment up to a width of 450 mm.
Term to describe various styles of mounting base for floor mounted enclosures.
A range of non-metallic enclosures. The Polynova range includes 3 separate types of enclosure for different applications. The Polynova PJ is a modular distribution and termination type of enclosure. The Polynova PM is a modular enclosure that can be used by itself or in banks. The Polynova PE is suitable for harsh environments such as processing plants.
General term used to describe any 19″ or 21″ rack. The term rack refers to the method of mounting equipment on a frame or in a cabinet one on top of the other.
Rack Unit (RU)
1 Rack Unit (RU or U), is defined as a height of 44.5 mm. When purchasing equipment for mounting in a rack, the height is often specified in RU. This is a convenient way for you to ensure that the correct height of rack is bought to house your equipment.
A rack designed to fit rack mounted server equipment. A server rack has front face hole centres of 465 mm, and can fit equipment up to a width of 470 mm. Server racks are often also designed with an ‘anti-tip’ device, which stops overbalancing if a heavy server is drawn out from between the rails. In the current Ausrack Plus range, this is available as an option.