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Feature-rich enclosure systems optimized for easy installation, managing cables,
integrating power distribution, and maximizing airflow.

The NetShelter SX is a multi-functional rack enclosure influenced by customer feedback from around the world. These enclosures are designed to meet current IT market trends and applications ranging from high density computing and networking to broadcast and audio-video. With a strong focus on cooling, power distribution, cable management and environmental monitoring, the NetShelter SX rack enclosure provides a reliable rack-mounting environment for mission-critical equipment.
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Specialty enclosures, like the seismic rated VX series, ensure reliable operation of your rack mount IT equipment in unique environments. Wall mount enclosures are designed for small hub and LAN applications in wiring closets and server rooms with floor space constraints. Seismic enclosures are heavy duty enclosures that can be deployed in Zone 4 regions that require the safety and ruggedness of an NEBS rated enclosure.
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APC NetShelter SX – APC NetShelter AR3100

APC’s NetShelter 42U Rack enclosures can be used as stand alone racks or with advanced cooling, power distribution, and cable management for server and networking applications in IT environments. The APC 42U Rack NetShelter SX is the next generation rack enclosure solution influenced by 10 years of customer feedback and addresses current IT market trends for high-density server and networking applications. With a strong focus on cooling, power distribution, cable management and environmental monitoring, the AR3100 NetShelter SX provides a reliable rack-mounting environment for mission-critical equipment.


APC 42U Rack

42U APC Rack AR3100 Compatibility Integrated with APC InfraStruXure products: APC cooling, power distribution, and cable management products work seamlessly with the enclosures to provide a complete IT infrastructure support system.

APC 42U Rack Guaranteed compatibility: Vendor-neutral mounting for guaranteed compatibility with all EIA-310 compliant 19″ equipment. The APC “Fits Like a Glove” money back guarantee provides peace of mind that all of your EIA-310-D compliant rack-mount equipment will physically fit in a NetShelter SX enclosure.

  • Large cable access slots in the roof provides access for overhead cable egress. The bottom design allows for unobstructed cable access through a raised floor.
  • No need to spend hours choosing from and compiling dozens of part numbers to create a single enclosure. APC has made it easy by handling the details and providing complete enclosures with single part numbers.
  • Perforated front and rear doors provide ample ventilation for servers and networking equipment. Front door can be moved to the opposite side or interchanged with rear doors. Doors are easily removed with simple lift-off design.
  • Half-height quick release side panels reduce size and weight for easy handling and access to equipment. Side panels are lockable utilizing a single key with the doors.

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APC NetShelter SX 42U Rack AR3100 Agility:
  • Integrated and adjustable rear channel provides zero U mounting locations for toolless accessories. Each channel has two mounting bays to support a combination of up to four accessories such as PDUs and vertical cable organizers.
  • The vertical mounting rails can be adjusted in 1/4 in (6.4 mm) increments covering virtually any mounting requirement for IT equipment. U positions are numbered front and back for rapid installation of equipment.
  • Split rear doors improve access and serviceability to rear of rack mounted equipment. The split rear doors help to maximize floor space. Only 11 inches (279 mm) of clearance is required behind the enclosures to allow for door swing.
  • Leveling feet can be quickly adjusted through the use of a screwdriver or drill, eliminating the need to reach underneath with a wrench. Enclosures are shipped standard with both leveling feet and castors.
  • Leveling feet can be quickly adjusted through the use of a screwdriver or drill, eliminating the need to reach underneath with a wrench. Enclosures are shipped standard with both leveling feet and castors.
  • Overhead cable troughs and partitions install toollessly on the roof of the enclosure eliminating the need for ceiling mounted or under floor mounted cable trays. Cable troughs and partitions are designed to manage both power and data cables while maintaining separation.
APC NetShelter SX 42U Rack AR3100 Specs:

APC NetShelter 42U Rack –
rear split doors
Net Weight 275.20 lbs. (125.09 kg)
Maximum Height 78.39 inches (1991 mm)
Maximum Width 23.62 inches (600 mm)
Maximum Depth 42.13 inches (1070 mm)
Net Depth with Stabilizing Feet 50.30 inches (1278 mm)
Shipping Weight 318.00 lbs. (144.55 kg)
Shipping Height 83.40 inches (2118 mm)
Shipping Width 35.38 inches (899 mm)
Shipping Depth 48.00 inches (1219 mm)
Weight Capacity (static load) 3000.00 lbs. (1363.64 kg)
Weight Capacity (dynamic load) 2250.00 lbs. (1022.73 kg)
Minimum Mounting Depth 7.52 inches (191 mm)
Maximum Mounting Depth 36.02 inches (915 mm)
Rack Height 42U
Color Black
Units per Pallet 1.00
Vertical Posts 16 gauge
Front Door 16 gauge
Rear Door 18 gauge
Roof 18 gauge
EIA Mounting Rails 14 gauge
Side Panels 18 gauge
Regulatory Approvals EIA-310-D
Standard Warranty 5 year repair or replace
Standards UL 60950
Environmental Compliance RoHS
APC NetShelter 42U Rack AR3100 Safety:
  • A proven frame design, heavy-gauge mounting rails, and heavy-duty casters provide for 3000 lb (1364 kg) static and 2250 lb (1023 kg) dynamic load ratings.
  • The roof, side panels and front and rear doors are grounded to the frame of the enclosure. Eight additional electrical grounding inserts are located on the frame for external grounding.
42U APC Rack - APC AR3100

APC NetShelter VX Seismic 42U Enclosure w/Sides – APC AR2144BLK

APC NetShelter VX Server Rack Enclosure

The APC NetShelter VX server rack enclosures are seismic enclosures which are heavy duty enclosures that can be deployed in Zone 4 regions that require the safety and ruggedness of an NEBS rated enclosure

APC NetShelter VX Features:
  • Multi-vendor equipment compatibility
  • Integrated NEBS floor mounting provisions
  • Roof and base cable access
  • Reinforced welded frame construction

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APC NetShelter VX 42U Rack AR2144BLK Specs:
Net Weight 518.00 lbs. (235.45 kg)
Maximum Height 81.50 inches (2070 mm)
Maximum Width 23.50 kinches (597 mm)
Maximum Depth 42.20 inches (1072 mm)
Shipping Weight 556.00 lbs. (252.73 kg)
Shipping Height 87.00 inches (2210 mm)
Shipping Width 29.50 inches (749 mm)
Shipping Depth 47.50 inches (1207 mm)
Weight Capacity (static load) 1000.00 lbs. (454.55 kg)
Rack Height 42U
Color Black
Units per Pallet 1.00
Vertical Posts 16 gauge
Front Door 16 gauge
Rear Door 16 gauge
Roof 18 gauge
EIA Mounting Rails 14 gauge
Side Panels 20 gauge
Regulatory Approvals NEBS GR-63-CORE (Seismic Zone 4)
Standard Warranty 5 year repair or replace
Standards EIA-310-E