Racks and Mounts
Jan 8, 2013 3:59 PM, By Mike McIntyre
An industry leader for years, Winsted offers products for all applications. The Pro Series I knockdown-style vertical racks feature convection-cooling side panel venting, which can be covered when thermal management fans are used. Also carrying a 10-year warranty, these racks include wire/cable holes for horizontal cable management.
The Pro Series II vertical racks come equipped with features and functions integrators need. A variety of top options include raised-vent panels, solid and vented blank panels, and internal/external mounted fans. These welded racks include pedestal options and carry a 10-year warranty. Additional rackmount accessory options include shelves, drawers, work surfaces, cable guides, wire ducts, script lights, and fans.
The new M-View is an extruded aluminum monitor wall that is flexible, expandable, and completely modular. Patent-pending, quick-release brackets allow adjusting and reconfiguring of the monitors. The M-View is fabricated from lightweight, high-strength extruded aluminum with a black anodized finish. The monitor wall can support any size flat-panel monitor and can be configured as an in-line, concave, or convex mounting solution.
The LPTR pull and turn rack by Lowell Manufacturing was designed for built-in wall and millwork applications. It features a turntable on two heavy-duty slides for smooth pullout access to rackmounted equipment. The bottom base installs with screws and can be mounted flush or recessed up to 2in. in a boxed wall or cabinetry. The LPTR knockdown rack comes packaged in two cartons for efficient onsite installation. It is made in the United States. with 100-percent-certified U.S. steel.
The LWR rack consists of a sturdy steel back box and mounting section. The mounting section uses the stability of the L-pin design, combined with fully gusseted corners and triple formed side-to-bottom, side-to-top wrapped design to achieve strength equivalent to 3/16in. thick steel for dependable load-bearing support. Vented sides have holes to accommodate mounting an optional fan kit.
The LER is a fully welded steel rack with reinforcement on all load-bearing junctures for strength equivalent to 11-gauge steel. With reversible rack rails, a 7U top opening, 6in.-deep rear conduit plane, and vented side panels, this rack has everything.
The LSGR seismic-certified gangable rack is certified to meet or exceed the seismic design requirements as specified in the 2009 International Building Code (IBC). These racks are designated and required in critical or essential facilities where operation and function following a major earthquake event is necessary. The rack's open frame is welded 16-gauge steel with seamless X-style side-frame construction, a 14-gauge steel bottom with welded brackets in each corner of the base, and holes for anchors. The open top features a 6in.-deep rear conduit plane with knockouts for conduit and also features six .5in knockouts for BNC-style wireless antennas.
Middle Atlantic Products’ BGR series racks report higher weight capacities, provide more useable rack space, and incorporate more functionality than any other rack system on the market. They feature the patent-pending LeverLock system for tool-free installation of cable management accessories. New options include brush grommet rear doors and problem-solving extender bays. The unique new extender bay adds 3in. of useable depth to the front or rear of the enclosure at any time and pre-threaded ganging holes allow ganging while fully loaded.
New from Middle Atlantic is the Reference series furniture rack. Designed to be seen, this stylish, aesthetically pleasing offering works well for corporate, municipal, and higher education installations. Available in 16RU, 20RU, and 24 RU models, it has an interior width of 23in. and comes standard with passive ventilation and IR-friendly locking glass door. It is available in three colors: Black Rain, Cherry Rain, and Teak Rain, with options like monitor mounts, active blower, and the LeverLock system.
The Front-Mounted Minimum-Clearance Latch saves valuable wall space by allowing wall racks to be placed side-by-side, in a corner, or wherever side clearance is an issue.
The AXS System for millwork and in-wall construction features a cable management tray for additional capacity for large cable bundles. Frame heights are offered at 10 sp. (17.5in.), 15 sp. (26.25in.), and 43 sp. (75.25in.). Depths are available in 16in., 20in., or 26in., and the two extension lengths are 25in. and 48in. A brush gasket fills unsightly gaps that may appear between the rack and custom millwork.
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