Rack Fitting Cases & Enclosures

Rack fitting enclosures are specialised devices used as protection and designed for mounting standard 19" rack-mount equipment-servers, routers, UPS systems, switches, audio/video-units. For electronic equipment racks (e.g., 19 or 23 inches wide), the term 1U is used to define one rack unit of height. To be precise, 1U equals 1.75-inches (44.45mm) of rack height. U is the standard unit of measure for designating the vertical usable space, or height of racks (metal frame designed to hold hardware devices) and cabinets (enclosures with one or more doors). This unit of measurement refers to the space between shelves on a rack. 1U is equal to 1.75 inches.

Therefore, a 2U rack mount height would be 2 x 1.75”, which equals 3.5-inches high.

These PC cases are available in specific server sizes namely 1U, 2U, 3U, 4U

How do rack fitting cases and enclosures work?
The front panels of rack fitting case sare usually pre-drilled so you can easily mount them in an industry standard rack. They are designed with ventilation slots, usually at the top and bottom to keep your electronics cool. The cases and enclosures will also come with screws to prevent equipment from moving within the rack and they come in different configurations.

What are rack fitting cases and enclosures used for?
Rack fitting cases and enclosures are fitted inside rack units to secure equipment, save storage and protect fragile rack-mounted equipment. They are used in a broad range of sectors: satellite and telecoms, live performance and test and measurement products, data centres, central offices and equipment rooms.

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Description Price Rack Units External Dimensions External Height External Width External Depth Colour Ventilated External Case Material Frame Depth Front Panel Material Weight Enclosure Rating Mounting Type Series
RS Stock No. 852-356
BrandRS PRO
MYR1,615.27
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6U - - - 522mm Grey - Steel - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 665-7738
BrandRS PRO
MYR462.90
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6U 266 x 482 x 465mm 266 mm 482 mm 465mm Black Yes Aluminium, Steel - Aluminium - - - -
RS Stock No. 469-1105
Mfr. Part No.20860219
BrandSchroff
MYR528.20
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3U - 132.6 mm - 280mm Natural - Aluminium, Extruded Aluminium - Aluminium - - - Multipac
RS Stock No. 665-7659
BrandRS PRO
MYR286.38
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units
1U 44 x 483 x 250mm 44 mm 483 mm 250mm Grey - Aluminium, Steel - Aluminium - - - -
RS Stock No. 469-1082
Mfr. Part No.20860228
BrandSchroff
MYR366.75
Each
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4U - 177 mm - 280mm Natural - Aluminium, Extruded Aluminium - Aluminium - - - Multipac
RS Stock No. 311-8845
BrandRS PRO
MYR200.06
Each
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1U 44.2 x 438.15 x 203.2mm 44.2 mm 438.2 mm 203.2mm Black Yes ABS - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 665-7637
BrandRS PRO
MYR680.45
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3U 133 x 483 x 466mm 123 mm 436 mm 466mm Grey Yes Aluminium, Steel - Aluminium - - - -
RS Stock No. 314-8773
Mfr. Part No.M5710025
BrandMETCASE
MYR623.38
Each
units
1U 44 x 482.6 x 267.5mm 44 mm 482.6 mm 267.5mm Grey - - - - - - - METTEC
RS Stock No. 665-6371
BrandMETCASE
MYR413.41
Each
units
1U 44.1 x 482.6 x 265mm 44.1 mm 482.6 mm 265mm Black - Aluminium - Aluminium - - - -
RS Stock No. 469-1212
Mfr. Part No.20860201
BrandSchroff
MYR172.79
Each
units
1U - 43.7 mm - 220mm Natural - Aluminium, Extruded Aluminium - Aluminium - - - Multipac
RS Stock No. 375-8409
Mfr. Part No.NSYMM43
MYR47.95
Each
units
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 665-7646
BrandRS PRO
MYR428.65
Each
units
4U 177 x 483 x 466mm 168 mm 436 mm 466mm Grey Yes Aluminium, Steel - Aluminium - - - -
RS Stock No. 665-7674
BrandRS PRO
MYR416.99
Each
units
3U 133 x 483 x 350mm 133 mm 483 mm 350mm Natural - Aluminium, Steel - Aluminium - - - -
RS Stock No. 582-877
Mfr. Part No.UM32009
BrandBopla
MYR149.27
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units
3U 62.2 x 157.5 x 198.9mm 62.2 mm 157.5 mm 198.9mm Grey - ABS - ABS, Aluminium 429.1g - - -
RS Stock No. 469-1111
Mfr. Part No.20860212
BrandSchroff
MYR260.00
Each
units
2U - 88.1 mm - 340mm Natural - Aluminium, Extruded Aluminium - Aluminium - - - Multipac
RS Stock No. 665-7633
BrandRS PRO
MYR481.39
Each
units
2U 88 x 483 x 466mm 79 mm 436 mm 466mm Grey Yes Aluminium, Steel - Aluminium - - - -
RS Stock No. 228-8246
Mfr. Part No.NSYMR34
MYR80.08
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units
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 119-4443
Mfr. Part No.55626010
BrandBopla
MYR268.67
Each
units
6U 62.2 x 290.9 x 258.9mm 62.2 mm 290.9 mm 258.9mm Grey Yes - 247.3mm - - - - Ultramas
RS Stock No. 469-1177
Mfr. Part No.20860202
BrandSchroff
MYR155.82
Each
units
1U - 43.7 mm - 280mm Natural - Aluminium, Extruded Aluminium - Aluminium - - - Multipac
RS Stock No. 721-2761
Mfr. Part No.10828054
BrandSchroff
MYR994.34
Each
units
3U 132.5 x 483 x 434.5mm 132.5 mm 483 mm 434.5mm Grey Yes Aluminium, Steel - - - - - Inpac
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