IEC 60297 PDF

IEC Dimensions of Mechanical Structures of the mm (19 in) Series Part 1: Panels and Racks. IEC Mechanical structures for electronic equipment – Dimensions of mechanical structures of the ,6 mm (19 in) series – Part Basic. IEC Dimensions of Mechanical Structures of the mm (19 Inch) Series Part 2: Cabinets and Pitches of Rack Structures.

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A series of studies led to the adoption of frames 7 feet 2.

Tapping large numbers of holes that may never be used is expensive; nonetheless tapped-hole racks are still in use, ice for hardware that rarely changes. According to Telcordia Technologies Generic Requirements document GRCORE, during an earthquake, telecommunications equipment is subjected to motions that can over-stress equipment framework, circuit boards, and connectors. This is usually required by local building codes in seismic zones.

Once idc production started, they were built into custom-made racks, one per repeater.

Servers and deep pieces of equipment are often mounted using rails that are bolted to the front and rear posts as above, it is common for such rails to have an adjustable depthallowing the equipment to be supported by four posts, while also enabling it to be easily installed and removed. However, some rack equipment has been designed to make fan replacement easy, using quick-change fan trays that can be accessed without removing the cabling or the device from the rack, and in some cases without turning off the device so that operation is uninterrupted during replacement.


Examples include telephone exchanges, network cabling panels, broadcast studios and some government and military idc. The next innovation in rack design has been the square-hole rack.

The term relay rack appears on page at the bottom of column 1. The posts have holes in them at regular intervals, with both posts matching, so that each hole is part of a horizontal pair with a center-to-center distance of The extra width and depth enables iiec to be routed with ease also helping to maintain bend-radius for fibre and copper cables and deeper equipment to be utilised.

Touring musicians, theatrical productions and sound and light companies use road case racks. An enclosed sealed cabinet with forced air fans permits air filtration to protect equipment from dust. A difficulty with forced air fan cooling in rack equipment is that fans can fail due to age or dust.

List of International Electrotechnical Commission standards.

19-inch rack

The inch ic includes the edges, or “ears”, that protrude on each side which allow the module to be fastened to the rack frame with screws. End covers are typically secured with either a simple draw latch or a rotary cam “butterfly” latch, named for the shape of the twist handle.

As a result, 4-post racks have become common, with such racks featuring a mirrored iiec of rear mounting posts. To protect equipment from shock and vibration road rack cases use an inner and outer case. With the prevalence of inch racks in the Telecoms industry, the same practice is also common, but with equipment having inch and inch brackets available, enabling them to be mounted in existing racks.


inch rack – Wikipedia

The term relay rack appeared first in the world of telephony. The earliest repeaters from were installed in ad-hoc fashion on shelves, in wooden iex and cabinets. The First Stored Program Computer. Larger cases are further reinforced with additional plywood or sheet metal.

The holes in the posts are arranged vertically in repeating sets of three, with center-to-center separations of 0. Raised or false floor cooling in server rooms can ifc a similar purpose; they permit cooling airflow to equipment through the underfloor space to the underside of enclosed rack cabinets. The height of the different panels will vary, A pair of iecc is mounted directly onto the rack, and the equipment then slides into the rack along the rails, which support it.

The fans themselves can be difficult to replace. These posts are typically heavy gauge metal or extruded aluminum. Production of clearance-hole racks is less expensive because tapping the holes is eliminated and replaced with fewer, less expensive, cage nuts. The posts are each 0. The shape of small 06297 is maintained by the rack rails and the cover seal extrusions alone.

Newer server rack cabinets come with adjustable mounting rails allowing the user to place the rails at a shorter depth if needed.