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Timelord (Mechanical)
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.

Timelord
ShaggyPE (Mechanical)
18 Oct 04 10:54
Go to www.hoffmanonline.com
Hoffman has many rack components and entire racks that are available for download.
Timelord (Mechanical)
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.

Timelord
Heckler (Mechanical)
18 Oct 04 18:15
Timelord,

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.

Vince
Timelord (Mechanical)
19 Oct 04 15:09
Heckler,

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.

Timelord
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)37.com

Morten K. Thillemann

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