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Timelord (Mechanical) (OP)
18 Oct 04 10:46
We build a lot of specialized test equipment for the products we make.  Most of the time this equipment is housed in a 19 inch relay rack.  Typically we did not model the rack, but only the front panel we needed to build.  Now the marketing guys want a pretty picture of the completed rack.  Does anybody know where I could find a model of a 19 inch rack?  It would save me some modeling.

ShaggyPE (Mechanical)
18 Oct 04 10:54
Go to
Hoffman has many rack components and entire racks that are available for download.
Timelord (Mechanical) (OP)
18 Oct 04 11:25
Thanks for trying Shaggy,

I went and registered at Hoffmann and searched their site.  All they seem to offer is DXF files of 19 inch racks. No 3D models.

Heckler (Mechanical)
18 Oct 04 18:15

What you need is a copy of EIA 310D 19 inch rack mount specification.  I believe I have some rails modeled to that spec.  My last job was in rugged computer/avionics equipment and I used that spec.  I can be reached at mtnbiker4life at hotmail dotcom.

Timelord (Mechanical) (OP)
19 Oct 04 15:09

Thanks, but I was looking for a completed model of a generic cabinet to save myself some modeling.  I couldn't search 3D Content Central because their server was down yesterday.  I have MIL-STD-189 which gives limiting dimensions of 19" racks so I was able to gin up a simple box with the right size opening and put the panels in there.  Not an accurate model, but good enough for the marketing dept.

MortenDK (Mechanical)
22 Oct 04 7:28
I have most of the Schroff 19" done already, (SW2000 format) if you are still looking, send me a return adress on mkt123(a)

Morten K. Thillemann

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