First of all, you should know the dimensions of a 19-inch cabinet, "U" stands for the height of the cabinet, and 1U equals 44.45mm or 1.75 inches. It ranges from 9U to 52U and is available in widths of 600mm and 800mm and depths of 600mm, 800mm, and 1000mm.
Therefore, when choosing a 19-inch cabinet, the basic consideration is the space for your network equipment, such as switches, servers, routers, etc.
What are server racks made of?
Most of the server cabinets are made of SPCC cold-rolled steel plates. The surface of the cold-rolled plates is smooth and bright, and it is easy to coat. You only need to check the thickness of the installation strip, that is, the installation guide rail and the floor cabinet should not be less than 2.0mm.
How Much Weight Can a Server Rack Hold?
Different customers have different demands on the carrying capacity of their shelves. For example, our customers require 800KG, 1000KG, 1200KG, 1500KG, 1800KG, even up to 2000KG. It depends on the weight of the network equipment you plan to place
There are many cooling strategies. You can opt for an exhaust kit, fan unit, or air conditioner and replace the glass doors with vented ones.
PDU, also known as Power Distributor Unit, is the terminal power distribution equipment that distributes the output current of UPS to various IT equipment. There are many different types of PDUs for you to choose from. PDUs with surge protectors and circuit breakers are safer.
Ease of setup can sometimes be overlooked when buying a server rack until you bring it home and struggle with hard-to-read operating menus, what do you do next? So an easy-to-install server rack is also something to consider, it will save a lot of time.
If you can't see the messy wiring, it's worth investing in cable managers and patch panels to manage your cables. When you need a fix, you'll feel it's worth it. Where would you place your equipment in an empty server rack? It would be wise to buy some shelves. There are fixed racks, sliding trays, and cantilever racks to choose from.