Types of 2-post Racks
aka Unequal Flange Equipment Rack, Rack, EQ racks, Frames
Most recognizable by the base height being 6″ tall. The upright profile will have one flange wider than the other. This space allows for access between 2 racks in a line up. The UFER is referred to as an open or closed duct rack; this refers to the orientation of the upright opening between racks.
The UFER is similar to the Network Bay as it has uneven upright flanges that can be ordered as "OPEN" or "CLOSED". Various Hole Patterns are available, as well as heights and top angle configurations.
Where the UFER differs from the Network Bay is the height of the base, which is 6″ and the 1st mounting hole is located at 7″.
Types of UFERs
|UFER||004095 - 004102 series||--NA--||over 1000 static|
|Seismic UFER||004600 series||4||500 .lbs NEBS Compliant|
|Transitional||008000 series||4||500 .lbs NEBS Compliant|
|NGN||008000 series||4||500 .lbs NEBS Compliant|
|Symmetrical Rack (SymRack)||SY84xx series||4||875 .lbs NEBS Compliant|
aka Net Bay, bay, Network Rack,
Network Bay Image
Network Bay Information
The Network Bay is an Unequal Flange Equipment Rack, muck like the UFER.
Similarly it has uneven upright flanges that can be ordered as "OPEN" or "CLOSED". Various are available, as well as heights and top angle configurations.
Where the Network Bay differs from the UFER is the height of the base is at 4" and the 1st mounting hole is located at 5"
You are able to order Network Bays in the following product series.
Network Bay Product Series
|Network Bay||004401 - 004417 series||--NA--||Over 1000 lbs. static|
|Network Bay Kits||222545 series||--NA--||Over 1000 lbs. static|
|Seismic Network Bay||004700 series||4||500 lbs. NEBS Compliant|
|Seismic Network Bay Kit||217814 series||4||500 lbs. NEBS Compliant|
|NGN||4900 series||4||500 lbs. NEBS Compliant|
|Transitional||008000 series||4||500 lbs. NEBS Compliant|
|Symmetrical Rack (SymRack)||SY84xx series||4||875 lbs. NEBS Compliant|
aka Channel Rack, Premise Rack, Aluminum Frames, Frames, Relay Rack, Relay Frame
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Data Rack Information
This equipment rack is much more free form than the regulated Telco style of rack. Uprights are "C" shaped and usually 3.0" from front to back. They are constructed of either aluminum or steel. Orientation is symmetrical so there is not a front or back side. Data racks can be ordered welded or unassembled bolt together kits, depending on individual user selection.
You will see these racks in central office, data rooms or data closets around the world.
You are able to order Data Racks in the following product series.
aka Frame, seismic frame, NEBS rack, Zone 4 rack
Seismic Rack Image
Seismic Rack Information
Newton offers wide variety of seismic Racks that are tested by independent laboratories to meet the Telcordia GR-63-core standard for zone 4 seismic requirements. Each rack has individual features and is weight tested using weight plates to simulate equipment load.
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EIA RAck Information
EIA racks have a slightly larger opening (17.75″) between the uprights on racks designed for 19” equipment. Some applications will call for this specifically to allow for certain types of equipment such as routers or switches to fit in a rack line up. These racks can be either Unequal Flange or Channel type 2-post racks.
aka - Battery frame, battery racking, battery storage
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Battery Rack Information
Designed specifically to hold batteries for back up applications in central or data offices, this rack will literally hold more than a ton.
Each shelf has been statically weight tested to hold 500 lbs. comfortably and this frame will hold up to five of them once it is securely fastened to the floor.
Battery Rack Product Series
|Newton Battery Rack||NBR series||Up to 2500 lbs.|
Special application racks
Dual Application Rack Information
Dual Application racks can be ordered in the Unequal Flange Equipment Rack( UFER) or "Network Bay" configuration depending on the part number. The difference is in the guard rail configuration. UFERs have the 1st mounting hole at 7" above the floor. Network bays 1st mounting hole is at 5". See your ordering tables for exact part number . For more details, call your Customer Service Representative.