Enclosure Mounting Accessories

Mounting Brackets

Optional brackets are available to simplify the mounting of slides in an electronics rack/enclosure.

  • All brackets are supplied in kits complete with fixing hardware.
  • Short fixed brackets are usually used at the front of the chassis and short/long adjustable brackets at the rear.

 

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Hard mounting, general enclosures (without Accuride brackets)
1. Ensure cabinet sides are parallel and that chassis sides are parallel and square to the cabinet.
2. Mount the slides to the cabinet and then the chassis to the slides.
3. Check for even and smooth movement of the chassis.
4. If binding occurs, or slide movement is not satisfactory.

  • Loosen screws on main cabinet member and then on chassis member.
  • Cycle the unit a few times.
  • If movement has improved tighten off screws and cycle again.
  • If movement is still not satisfactory there may be a problem with the cabinet or chassis.


Electronic cabinet mounting with Accuride brackets on uprights

1. Ensure cabinet sides are parallel and that chassis sides are parallel and square to the cabinet.
2. Using mounting kits and brackets, mount brackets to slide cabinet members. Screw the back brackets on loosely.
3. Install slides into rack and secure with bar nuts.
4. Mount slide drawer members to the chassis.
5. Check for even and smooth movement of the chassis.
6. If binding occurs, or slide movement is not satisfactory:

  • Loosen screws on rear mount brackets (fig c1) and adjust brackets.
  • Loosen screws on the chassis member (fig c2).
  • Cycle the unit a few times.
  • If movement has improved tighten off screws and cycle again.
  • If movement is still not satisfactory there may be a problem with the cabinet or chassis.
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