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. 375-8409
Mfr. Part No.NSYMM43
TWD233.00
Each
units
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 721-2761
Mfr. Part No.10828054
BrandSchroff
TWD6,573.00
Each
units
3U 132.5 x 483 x 434.5mm 132.5 mm 483 mm 434.5mm Grey Yes Aluminium, Steel - - - - - Inpac
RS Stock No. 469-1155
Mfr. Part No.20860203
BrandSchroff
TWD1,333.00
Each
units
1U - 43.7 mm - 340mm Natural - Aluminium, Extruded Aluminium - Aluminium - - - Multipac
RS Stock No. 665-7659
BrandRS PRO
TWD3,121.00
Each
units
1U 44 x 483 x 250mm 44 mm 483 mm 250mm Grey - Aluminium, Steel - Aluminium - - - -
RS Stock No. 224-212
BrandRS PRO
TWD5,094.00
Each
units
2U 88 x 153mm 88 mm - 153mm Grey - Aluminium - Aluminium - - - -
RS Stock No. 867-9106
Mfr. Part No.M6219259-AL
TWD6,177.00
Each
units
- 88.05 x 482.6 x 395mm 88.1 mm 482.6 mm 395mm Black - - 365mm Aluminium - IP40 Rack-Mount Combimet19
RS Stock No. 469-1212
Mfr. Part No.20860201
BrandSchroff
TWD1,114.00
Each
units
1U - 43.7 mm - 220mm Natural - Aluminium, Extruded Aluminium - Aluminium - - - Multipac
RS Stock No. 179-049
BrandRS PRO
TWD6,983.00
Each
units
3U - - - 422mm Grey - Steel - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 665-6371
BrandMETCASE
TWD2,555.00
Each
units
1U 44.1 x 482.6 x 265mm 44.1 mm 482.6 mm 265mm Black - Aluminium - Aluminium - - - -
RS Stock No. 665-6378
BrandMETCASE
TWD3,709.00
Each
units
1U 44.1 x 482.6 x 165mm 44.1 mm 482.6 mm 165mm Black - Aluminium - Aluminium - - - -
RS Stock No. 188-1325
BrandRS PRO
TWD6,968.00
Each
units
6U 335 x 425 x 262mm 262 mm 425 mm 335mm Black - Aluminium, Extruded Aluminium - Aluminium - - Rack-Mount HS
RS Stock No. 311-8845
BrandRS PRO
TWD3,160.00
Each
units
1U 44.2 x 438.15 x 203.2mm 44.2 mm 438.2 mm 203.2mm Black Yes ABS - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 665-6365
BrandMETCASE
TWD3,355.00
Each
units
1U 44.1 x 482.6 x 165mm 44.1 mm 482.6 mm 165mm Grey - Aluminium - Aluminium - - - -
RS Stock No. 469-1098
Mfr. Part No.20860220
BrandSchroff
TWD2,057.00
Each
units
3U - 132.6 mm - 340mm Natural - Aluminium, Extruded Aluminium - Aluminium - - - Multipac
RS Stock No. 188-1313
BrandRS PRO
TWD2,994.00
Each
units
1U 245 x 425 x 39.6mm 39.6 mm 425 mm 245mm Black - Aluminium, Extruded Aluminium - Aluminium - - Rack-Mount HS
RS Stock No. 665-7683
BrandRS PRO
TWD3,877.00
Each
units
3U 133 x 483 x 250mm 133 mm 483 mm 250mm Black, Grey - Aluminium, Steel - Aluminium - - - -
RS Stock No. 665-7677
BrandRS PRO
TWD3,041.00
Each
units
1U 44 x 483 x 250mm 44 mm 483 mm 250mm Black, Grey - Aluminium, Steel - Aluminium - - - -
RS Stock No. 188-1219
Mfr. Part No.NSYMR75
TWD4,282.00
Each
units
- 645 x 451 x 15mm 645 mm 451 mm 15mm - - Steel - - 2.3kg - - -
RS Stock No. 179-055
BrandRS PRO
TWD7,455.00
Each
units
4U - - - 422mm Grey - Steel - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 469-1105
Mfr. Part No.20860219
BrandSchroff
TWD1,960.00
Each
units
3U - 132.6 mm - 280mm Natural - Aluminium, Extruded Aluminium - Aluminium - - - Multipac