New universal 19” rack shelves added to accessories range

26-07-2022 | Metcase | Subs & Systems

New universal cantilever shelves from Metcase allow electronics equipment without built-in 19” fittings to be installed in racks or cabinets quickly and easily.

The new 2U shelves are DIN 41494 and IEC 60297-3 compliant. They are excellent for various applications, including networking and communications equipment, sound and studio systems, industrial computers, laboratory instruments and industrial control.

Slots in the bottom of the C4 mild steel shelves help in-rack ventilation. The shelves are finished in tough powder polyester paint in anthracite (RAL 7016) or light grey (RAL 7035) as standard. Two standard sizes are offered – 88.1mm x 482.6mm x 280mm and 88.1mm x 482.6mm x 400mm – with custom sizes available on request.

The new shelves form part of its range of accessories and are an alternative to their open-topped COMBIMET T aluminium 19” rack cases. Unlike the shelves, these cases have a front panel and a rear lip. It is offered as standard in 2U and 3U heights (88.1mm x 482.6mm x 365mm and 132.5mm x 482.6mm x 365mm). The standard colours are light grey (RAL 7035) and black (RAL 9005).

The accessory range now comprises 19” cantilever shelves, 19” mounting kits, PCB/panel fixing screws, a PCB mounting kit, PCB guides, front panels, mounting plates, chassis plates (METTEC 19”), wall-mounting kits (UNIDESK), an assembly tool (UNICASE) and a wide variety of case feet (including tilt-leg versions).

All their enclosures can be supplied fully customised. Services include bespoke sizes, custom front panels, CNC machining, fixings and inserts, painting/finishing and photo-quality digital printing of graphics, legends and logos.