VRx Vertical Racks


 

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1. GENERAL DESCRIPTION

1.1 Vertical equipment cabinets. See Appendix "A" for typical styles and measurements.
1.2 The contractor shall supply a system of vertical racks capable of supporting specified electronics.
1.3 The cabinets shall be comprised of interchangable modular components.
1.4 Two piece side components shall have full height ventilation. The base and top shall be open with rack mount closure panel available.
1.5 Rack rail options shall include punched, tapped (threaded) round holes or square hole rails.
1.6 Model options shall include those that are welded steel construction with 78-3/4"H (45U) and shipped as an assembled unit.
1.7 All corner welds are ground and filed to smooth finish.
1.8 18 conduit knockouts located on both the top and bottom of the back frame.
1.9 Extra large 1-15/16"W corner posts for strength and efficient cable management.
1.10 Four welded 3-5/16"H horizontal struts in each side add strength and stability.

2. STANDARDS

2.1 The system shall comply with Electronic Industry Association (E.I.A.) specifications for rack mounting ANSI/EIA standard RS-310.

3. DRAWINGS

3.1 The contractor shall supply five sets of scaled drawings for each vertical rack cabinet assembly showing the location of all the specified electronics in isometric view in addition to a plan (top) and front views.
3.2 The specification of sizes and dimensions shown in the drawings shall have a tolerance of not more than +/- 0.062" (1.6mm).

4. MODULAR PRE-ENGINEERED CONSTRUCTION

All components within the system shall be:
4.1 Of pre-engineered construction, i.e: constructed from a series of independent components.
4.2 Available from a pre-defined set of manufacturers component model numbers or as a single model number representing a complete cabinet.
4.3 In common production for at least two years prior to the date of submission.
4.4 Free from alterations to the installed cabinet or series of cabinets, will be accomplished without the need for either welding or carpentry work.
4.5 Capable of supporting E.I.A. standard 19" (483mm) width rack mounted equipment.
4.6 Constructed of a 14 (.074") gauge steel superstructure framework with external attachable sides and top. VRx cabinets: 16 (.059") gauge sides, 20 (.035") gauge top.
4.7 Of 14 (.074") gauge steel inner and 12 (.104") gauge outer rack rails.
4.8 Supplied with a series of standard vented or solid blank panels, determined by the contractor and included to cover areas not filled in with specified equipment. These panels shall be in standard rack unit multiples and available with standard part numbers for future changes to the system.
4.9 Equipped with two 1/4-20 grounding lugs welded into the bottom pan.

5. FINISH AND COLOR

5.1 All exterior and frame steel components including blank panels, shall be zinc oxide wash primer then painted with two coats of 10735 black baked enamel. Rack rail finish is black zinc chromate.

6. OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES

6.1 A full range of optional accessories are available including but not limited to:
6.2 Lacing strips, bus bar, floor anchors, solid and plexiglass doors, 3" plate casters, electrical outlet supply, anti-tip extension legs, shelf support brackets, stationary shelves, pullout shelves, rack slide kits, drawers, blowers and cooling fans.

7. MOUNTING HARDWARE

7.1 Mounting hardware for the specified electronics shall be available upon request. Panel bolts, washers and clips with captive nuts suitable for use with E.I.A. standard punched racks rails shall be included.

8. INSTRUCTIONS

8.1 Fully detailed assembly instructions in the English language shall be supplied with both written and pictorial descriptions for each item/model numbered component.

9. PACKAGING

9.1 Each system component part number shall be independently marked and packed into double or triple ply corrugated outer cartons and shall be suitable for storage and shipping to site without damage.

10. WARRANTY

10.1 The manufacturer shall provide a written ten year warranty against defects of all component parts, material, and workmanship under normal use.

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