APC by Schneider Electric
NetShelter™ SX Cabinet
THIS GUIDE SPECIFICATION IS WRITTEN IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS
INSTITUTE (CSI) MASTERFORMAT. THIS SECTION MUST BE CAREFULLY REVIEWED AND EDITED BY THE
ARCHITECT OR THE ENGINEER TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE PROJECT. COORDINATE THIS SECTION
WITH OTHER SPECIFICATION SECTIONS IN THE PROJECT MANUAL AND WITH THE DRAWINGS.
WHERE REFERENCE IS MADE THROUGHOUT THIS SECTION TO “PROVIDE”, “INSTALL”, “SUBMIT”, ETC., IT SHALL
MEAN THAT THE CONTRACTOR, SUBCONTRACTOR, OR CONTRACTOR OF LOWER TIER SHALL “PROVIDE”,
“INSTALL”, SUBMIT”, ETC., UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED.
THIS SECTION IS WRITTEN TO INCLUDE THE 2004 MASTERFORMAT AND THE 1995 MASTERFORMAT VERSIONS.
WHERE APPLICABLE, THESE ITEMS ARE BRACKETED AND, IN EACH CASE, UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED,
THE FIRST CHOICE APPLIES TO THE 2004 MASTERFORMAT AND THE SECOND CHOICE APPLIES TO THE 1995
MASTERFORMAT.
SECTION [27 11 16]
COMMUNICATIONS CABINETS
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1 SUMMARY
A.
Provide design and engineering, labor, material, equipment, related services, and
supervision required, including, but not limited to, manufacturing, fabrication,
erection, and installation as required for the complete performance of the work,
and as herein specified.
B.
The work specified includes, but shall not be limited to, requirements for cabinets,
in data centers, computer rooms, and communications equipment rooms.
C.
Included in this section are the minimum composition requirements and
installation methods for NetShelter SX Cabinets.
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1.2 QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
All cable and equipment shall be installed in a neat and workmanlike manner. All
methods of construction that are not specifically described or indicated in the
contract documents shall be subject to the control and approval of the Owner or
Owner Representative. Equipment and materials shall be of the quality and
manufacture indicated. Where “approved equal” is stated, equipment shall be
equivalent in every way to that of the equipment specified and subject to
approval.
B.
Strictly adhere to all Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI),
Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) and Telecommunications Industry Association
(TIA) recommended installation practices when installing communications/data
cabling.
C.
Material and work specified herein shall comply with the applicable requirements
of the following standards and regulations:
1. TIA – 569-B Commercial Building Standard for Telecommunications
Pathways and Spaces, 2004
2. ANSI/ TIA – 568-C Commercial Building Telecommunications Cabling
Standard, 2009
3. ANSI/ NECA/BICSI 568-2006 – Standard for Installing Commercial Building
Telecommunications Cabling
4. TIA – 606-A Administration Standard for Commercial Telecommunications
Infrastructure, 2007
5. ANSI-J-STD – 607-A Joint Standard for Commercial Building Grounding
(Earthing) and Bonding Requirements for Telecommunications, 2002
6. ANSI/TIA-942 Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data
Centers, 2005
7. NFPA 70 – National Electric Code, 2008
1.3 SUBMITTALS
A.
Provide product data for the following:
1. Manufacturer’s data sheets/cut sheets, specifications and installation
instructions for all products (submit with bid).
1.4 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Deliver materials to the Project site in supplier’s or manufacturer’s original
wrappings and containers, labeled with supplier’s or manufacturer’s name, material
or product brand name, and lot number, if any.
1. The unit shall be shipped fully assembled as one orderable SKU.
2. The unit shall ship on a wooden pallet. Optional packaging shall be available
for shipping cabinets with 1250 lbs to 2000 lbs of installed equipment.
3. The unit shall be bolted to the wooden pallet for stability during shipment.
4. The unit shall be protected by corrugated corners, which are stretchwrapped to limit damage during handling.
5. The unit shall have unpacking instructions including manufacturer’s contact
information for customer support.
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B.
1.5
PROJECT CONDITIONS
A.
1.6
The customer shall store materials in their original, undamaged packages and
containers, inside a well-ventilated area protected from weather, moisture, soiling,
extreme temperatures, and humidity.
1. The manufacturer shall offer an inside-delivery shipping option which
includes reasonable delivery to the inside of a customer’s building and
removal and disposal of shipping material and packaging
2. The 42U unit shall roll through a standard 2 meter or seven (7) foot office
doorway.
Environmental Requirements: Do not install equipment until space is enclosed and
weatherproof, wet work in space is completed and nominally dry, work above
ceilings is complete, and ambient temperature and humidity conditions are and will
be continuously maintained at values near those indicated for final occupancy.
WARRANTY
A.
The manufacturer shall warrant the unit to be free from defects in materials and
workmanship for a minimum period of five years (two years in Japan) from the
date of purchase. The manufacturer’s obligation under this warranty shall be to
repair or replace the unit, at its own sole option. This warranty shall not apply to
equipment that has been damaged by accident, negligence, or misapplication or
has been altered or modified in any way.
B.
The manufacturer shall warrant all accessories and options to be free from
defects in materials and workmanship for a minimum period of two years from the
date of purchase. The manufacturer’s obligation under this warranty shall be to
repair or replace the equipment, at its own sole option. This warranty shall not
apply to equipment that has been damaged by accident, negligence, or
misapplication or has been altered or modified in any way.
PART 2 – PRODUCT
2.1 MANUFACTURER
A.
Product specified is “NetShelter SX” Cabinet as manufactured by Schneider Electric.
Items specified are to establish a standard of quality for design, function, materials,
and appearance.
2.2 DESIGN REQUIREMENTS
A.
Equipment cabinets to store computer, data storage and networking equipment in
the data centers, computer rooms and equipment rooms. Each cabinet shall be
designed to provide a secure, managed environment for server and networking
equipment. Cabinets shall be designed to accommodate power and cable
management accessories that keep network and power cables separate and
organized.
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B.
Physical Specifications:
1. Cabinet dimensions, equipment mounting compatibility and weight load ratings:
Internal
Height EIA-310
42U
19”
2.
3.
4.
5.
C.
42U
19”
42U
19”
42U
19”
45U
19”
45U
19”
45U
19”
45U
19”
48U
19”
48U
19”
48U
19”
48U
19”
24U
19”
External
Height
1991mm
(78.40”)
1991mm
(78.40”)
1991mm
(78.40”)
1991mm
(78.40”)
2124mm
(83.62”)
2124mm
(83.62”)
2124mm
(83.62”)
2124mm
(83.62”)
2258mm
(88.90”)
2258mm
(88.90”)
2258mm
(88.90”)
2258mm
(88.90”)
1198mm
(47.19”)
External
Width
600mm
(23.62”)
750mm
(29.53”)
600mm
(23.62”)
750mm
(29.53”)
600mm
(23.62”)
750mm
(29.53”)
600mm
(23.62”)
750mm
(29.53”)
600mm
(23.62”)
750mm
(29.53”)
600mm
(23.62”)
750mm
(29.53”)
600mm
(23.62”)
External
Depth
1070mm
(42.13”)
1070mm
(42.13”)
1200mm
(47.24”)
1200mm
(47.24”
1070mm
(42.13”)
1070mm
(42.13”)
1200mm
(47.24”)
1200mm
(47.24”
1070mm
(42.13”)
1070mm
(42.13”)
1200mm
(47.24”
1200mm
(47.24”
1070mm
(42.13”)
Static
Rating
1363 kg
(3000lbs)
1363 kg
(3000lbs)
1363 kg
(3000lbs)
1363 kg
(3000lbs)
1363 kg
(3000lbs)
1363 kg
(3000lbs)
1363 kg
(3000lbs)
1363 kg
(3000lbs)
1363 kg
(3000lbs)
1363 kg
(3000lbs)
1363 kg
(3000lbs)
1363 kg
(3000lbs)
1363 kg
(3000lbs)
Dynamic
Rating
1022 kg
(2250lbs)
1022 kg
(2250lbs)
1022 kg
(2250lbs)
1022 kg
(2250lbs)
1022 kg
(2250lbs)
1022 kg
(2250lbs)
1022 kg
(2250lbs)
1022 kg
(2250lbs)
1022 kg
(2250lbs)
1022 kg
(2250lbs)
1022 kg
(2250lbs)
1022 kg
(2250lbs)
1022 kg
(2250)lbs
The 42U unit shall have exterior maximum height to allow passage through a
standard 2 Meter or 7 Ft. (84 in) doorway without tipping.
The 42U, 45U, and 48U units shall support a static load (weight supported by
the casters and leveling feet) of at least 1,364 kg. (3,000 lb) total installed
equipment weight.
The 42U, 45U, and 48U units shall support a rolling load (rolling on the casters)
of at least 1,023 kg. (2,250 lb) total installed equipment weight.
The units (42U, 45U, 48U) shall ship with a perforated front door, perforated
split rear doors, four (4) half-height side panels, toolless roof, two (2) vertical
frame posts, four (4) adjustable vertical mounting rails, minimum of two (2) and
maximum of four (4) vertical PDU mount cable organizers, four (4) leveling feet
and four (4) casters, baying and grounding hardware pre-installed by the
manufacturer.
Material Requirements
1. All weight bearing components shall be constructed from steel with a thickness
no less than 0.9mm (20 gauge).
2. All sheet metal parts shall be painted using a powder coat paint process.
3. Plastic materials shall comply with Underwriters Laboratory Specification 94
with HB rating (UL94 V-1) or better.
4. All interior components of the cabinets shall not have electroplated zinc coating
to minimize zinc whiskers near active equipment.
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D.
Access and Installation:
1. The unit shall provide 42U, 45U, or 48U of equipment vertical mounting space.
2. The vertical mounting rails shall be easily adjustable to allow different mounting
depths.
a. Each vertical mounting rail shall be marked on both sides with lines
showing the top and bottom of each U and the number U space next to
the middle hole. Each U consists of three square holes and is 1.75 inches
(44.45 mm) high.
3. The unit shall include M6 caged nuts, bolts and cup washers, and caged nut
tool for the mounting of equipment inside the unit.
4. Both the front and rear doors shall be designed with lift-off hinges allowing for
quick and easy detachment without the use of tools.
a. The front and rear doors shall open a minimum of 120 degrees to allow
easy access to the interior.
b. The front door of the unit shall be reversible so that it can be mounted on
either side.
c. Split rear doors are provided for increased service clearance.
d. The front door of the unit shall be capable of being installed on the rear of
the unit and the rear doors shall be capable of being installed on the front
of the unit.
5. The unit shall include half-height side panels that are removed without tools
using easy finger latches for fast access to cabling and equipment.
a. The side panels on the unit shall double as privacy panels when the units
are bayed together.
b. Side panels shall be flush with the frame so the overall width of the unit
does not change with the side panels installed.
c. Baying brackets must provide two sets of mounting holes for standard
cabinet spacing of 24” or 600mm.
6. Grounding:
a. All cabinet components such as doors, side panels, roofs, etc. shall be
bonded directly to the frame.
b. Grounding points shall be provided on the cabinet’s frame to externally
bond each unit to the building ground.
2.3 VENTILATION
A.
The unit shall have ventilated front and rear doors to provide adequate airflow
required by the major server manufacturers.
B.
The unit shall have a minimum total ventilation area for the front door, split rear
doors, and roof as specified in the table below:
Internal
Height
42U
42U
45U
45U
48U
48U
24U
External
Width
600mm
(23.62”)
750mm
(29.53”)
600mm
(23.62”)
750mm
(29.53”)
600mm
(23.62”)
750mm
(29.53”)
600mm
(23.62”)
External
Depth
1070mm
(42.13”)
1070mm
(42.13”)
1070mm
(42.13”)
1070mm
(42.13”)
1070mm
(42.13”)
1070mm
(42.13”)
1070mm
(42.13”)
Perforated
Front Door
5930 cm2
(919 in2)
7889 cm2
2
(1222 in )
6348 cm2
(984 in2)
8470 cm2
2
(1313 in )
6758 cm2
(1047 in2)
9004 cm2
2
(1395 in )
3458 cm2
(536 in2)
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Perforated
Rear Doors
2
6689 cm
2
(1036 in )
8669 cm2
2
(1343 in )
2
7154 cm
2
(1109 in )
9290 cm2
2
(1440 in )
2
7626 cm
(1182 in2)
9892 cm2
2
(1533 in )
2
3759 cm
2
(583 in )
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C.
The unit shall provide the means to mount optional cooling accessories for highdensity applications.
D.
The manufacturer shall offer an optional toolless blanking panel kit to prevent the
recirculation of hot exhaust air.
2.4 CABLE ACCESS
A.
Top cable management openings provided in the cabinet roof.
Internal
Height
42U/
45U/
48U
External
Width
600mm
(23.62”)
External
Depth
1070mm
(42.13”)
42U/
45U/
48U
750mm
(29.53”)
1070mm
(42.13”)
42U/
45U/
48U
42U/
45U/
48U
24U
600mm
(23.62”)
1200mm
(47.24”)
750mm
(29.53”)
1200mm
(47.24”)
600mm
(23.62”)
1070mm
(42.13”)
Openings Located on Roof
Two 75mm (2.96”) x 644mm (1.64”),
One 240mm (9.45”) x 92mm (3.61”),
and Five 171mm (6.75”) x 54mm
(2.14”) Rectangular Openings
Two 75mm (2.96”) x 644mm (1.64”),
One 240mm (9.45”) x 92mm (3.62”),
and Five 171mm (6.75”) x 54mm
(2.14”) Rectangular Openings
Two 66mm (2.60”) x 904mm
(35.60”) and nine 171mm (6.75”) x
54mm (2.14”) Rectangular Openings
Two 66mm (2.60”) x 904mm
(35.60”) and nine 171mm (6.75”) x
54mm (2.14”) Rectangular Openings
Three 60mm (2.36”) Diameter
Circular Openings
Opening with
Roof Removed
567mm (22.31”) x
892mm(35.10”)
717mm (28.20”)
x 892mm
(35.10”)
567mm (22.32”)
x 1023mm
(40.28”)
716mm (28.20”)
x 1023mm
(40.28”)
567mm (22.31”) x
892mm (35.10”)
B.
Cable opening edges shall be protected with plastic grommets or radiused edges.
C.
Bottom cable management opening provided in the cabinet base:
Internal
Height
24U/42U/45U/48U
42U/45U/48U
42U/45U/48U
42U/45U/48U
D.
External
Width
600mm
(23.62”)
750mm
(29.53”)
600mm
(23.62”)
750mm
(29.53”)
External
Depth
1070mm
(42.13”)
1070mm
(42.13”)
1200mm
(47.24”)
1200mm
(47.24”)
Main Base Opening
567mm (22.31”) x 831mm (32.71”)
717mm (28.25”) x 832mm (32.74”)
567mm (22.32”) x 962mm (37.87”)
717mm (28.23”) x 962mm (37.87”)
Side cable management opening shall be provided in the cabinet base. A minimum
of two and maximum of four vertical PDU mount cable organizers shall be offered.
2.5 ENVIRONMENTAL
A.
The unit shall have a minimum of IP 20 rating for protection against touch, ingress of
foreign bodies, and ingress of water.
B.
Manufacturer must certify products are RoHS and China RoHS compliant.
C.
The cabinet shall both protect the user from mechanical hazards and generally meet
the requirements (stability, mechanical strength, aperture sizes, etc.) as defined in
IEC 60950 Third Edition.
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2.6 SECURITY
A.
The unit shall include a front door lock, rear door lock and four (4) side panel locks.
All six (6) locks shall be configured to use the same key. Two copies of the key shall
be included.
1. Replacement key lock cylinders from the handle manufacturer shall be
available to provide a minimum of 220 unique key combinations on the front
and rear doors.
B.
The manufacturer shall provide optional products and accessories to allow the
cabinet environment to be monitored for temperature, humidity, and electronic pass
key door access.
C.
The unit shall have mounting provisions for optional door alarm switches to monitor
access to the cabinet doors.
2.7 STABILIZATION
A.
The unit shall ship with provisions for stabilization in the field using the pallet
mounting brackets.
B.
The manufacturer shall offer an optional stabilizer kit that can be attached to the
cabinet frame. The frame can then be bolted to the floor.
C.
The manufacturer shall offer an optional bolt down kits, consisting of brackets and
mounting hardware that attach to the cabinet frame and which must be anchored to
the sub-floor for compliance with the local Uniform Building Code (UBC).
D.
The manufacturer shall supply structural calculations by a professionally registered
engineer showing compliance with the local UBC for floor anchoring.
E.
The unit shall have four (4) adjustable leveling feet to help provide a stable base in
the event of an uneven floor surface and to prevent rolling.
2.8 OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES
A.
The manufacturer shall offer the following optional accessories as required to
accommodate customer requirements.
1. RM LCD Monitor/Keyboard drawer: The manufacturer shall offer a 1U high,
rack-mounted LCD monitor/keyboard drawer to maximize space in a data
center environment.
2. Cooling: The manufacturer shall offer roof-mounted fan trays, door mounted
fan trays, monitoring devices, and stand alone cooling units for maintaining a
cool environment.
3. Rack Power Distribution Units: The manufacturer shall offer a variety of singlephase and three-phase rack mount power distribution units with current
monitoring outlet switching, and remote management capabilities.
4. Cable Management: The manufacturer shall offer a variety of cable
management accessories to neatly organize the routing of data and power
cables within the cabinet.
5. Shelving: The manufacturer shall offer as optional accessories various fixed
and sliding shelves with the ability to support up to 250 lbs of non-rack mount
equipment.
6. Uninterruptible Power Supplies: The manufacturer shall offer various rack
mounted uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), with user-replaceable and hotswappable batteries, and with extended runtime options available
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PART 3- EXECUTION
3.1 EXAMINATION
A.
Verification of Conditions: Examine areas and conditions under which the work is
to be installed, and notify the Contractor in writing, with a copy to the Owner and the
Architect/Engineer, of any conditions detrimental to the proper and timely
completion of the work. Do not proceed with the work until unsatisfactory conditions
have been corrected. Beginning the work shall indicate acceptance of the areas
and conditions as satisfactory by the Installer.
3.2 INSTALLATION
A.
NetShelter SX Equipment Cabinets
1. Provide all components of the cabinet system (including any optional
accessories).
2. Install and adjust to position all cabinet components including accessories.
Install vertical cable managers, power distribution and equipment-mounting
rails, using the manufacturer’s installation instructions prior to baying and/or
placing the cabinet for attachment to the building and before installing any
rack-mount equipment into the cabinet. Shelves, horizontal cable managers
and filler panels, if used, may be installed after the cabinet is placed.
3. When attached to the structural floor, the installer shall provide installation
hardware.
4. When used in a multi-cabinet bay, cabinets shall be attached side-by-side
using included baying kits according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
5. Attach overhead ladder rack or cable tray to the ceiling or the top of the
cabinet. The ladder rack/cable tray shall be positioned so that it does not
interfere with the hot air exhaust through the cabinet’s top panel.
Note: Seismic installations require additional bracing of cabinets and
overhead cable runways to the building structure as advised by and certified
by a licensed structural engineer.
6. Cabinets shall be securely bonded to a common ground. Attach a bonding
conductor sized as defined in J-STD-607-A and as defined by local code or
the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) between the common ground and the
cabinet. Attach the bonding conductor to the cabinet using a ground terminal
block according to the manufacturer’s installation instructions. The installer
shall provide the bonding conductor and other necessary hardware required
to make the connections between the cabinet and the common ground.
3.3 FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
A.
MANUFACTURER FIELD SERVICE
1. Replacement parts: Parts shall be available through the worldwide service
organization 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.
END OF SECTION
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