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Galvanised vs Stainless Steel Feeder Pillars

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Galvanised vs Stainless Steel Feeder Pillars

When we first started making feeder pillars, we decided not to bother copying the usual galvanised pillars, but to concentrate on perfecting the manufacture of cost-effective stainless steel feeder pillars. We believe we were the first company in the UK to provide a standard range of stainless steel feeder pillars. We chose stainless steel over galvanised because stainless steel allows us to produce a superior product. To put it briefly, stainless steel feeder pillars have a quality finish, with a better design that allows better sealing against the elements, a smarter look and are lighter weight than its galvanised counterparts....

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What Is a 19" Rack? And What Is It Used For?

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What Is a 19" Rack? And What Is It Used For?

The EIA (Electronic Industries Alliance) standard server rack is a 19 inch wide rack enclosure with rack mount rails which are 17 3/4″ (450.85 mm) apart and whose height is measured in 1.75″ (44.45 mm) unit increments for mounting multiple electronic equipment.  As an added accessory to the RB Cabinet range, we can supply and fit 19" (450mm) Equipment Racks with options of a 21U Fixed Rack for RB600-1550 or a 18U Swinging Rack for RB800-1550.  

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Ritherdon R Lift Off Door Pillar New Design.

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Ritherdon R Lift Off Door Pillar New Design.

Ritherdon have re-designed the R Pillar Range. One of the main changes has been how the Pillars are made and assembled. The new design has the addition of rivets replacing welds. Due to this change the costs of labour has dramatically reduced, with Ritherdon being able to pass the saving onto the customer by reducing the selling price. Changes have also been made to the base of the Pillar giving better access for ducting from all sides, making installation a lot easier.  The R Pillars are still available in widths of 150 & 300mm with an external depth of 150mm...

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Ritherdon RH Hinged Door Pillar New Design.

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Ritherdon RH Hinged Door Pillar New Design.

Ritherdon have upgraded the RH Pillar Range. One of the main changes has been to the Pillars Door and Hinges. The new design has the addition of snap in hinges replacing the full length piano hinge enabling a wider door aperture and for us to use the same door seal as on our RB Cabinet range, giving the new style Pillar a IP46 rating. Changes have also been made to the base of the Pillar giving better access for ducting from all sides, making installation a lot easier.  The RH Pillars are still available in widths of 300, 400 &...

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What is a Ritherdon Poleplug Break-Away Plug and Cable System?

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What is a Ritherdon Poleplug Break-Away Plug and Cable System?

These quick disconnectors are available in 2/3/5/16 pin, 20-amp IP68 polarized plugs, connectors and sockets (male plug) and (female socket). The electrical connectors are designed and supplied as factory moulded cable and connector joint to provide dust and waterproof joint, submersible to 6 feet of water when capped or mated. The plug is supplied with a cable tie for fixing to back board with access through door aperture and the socket is supplied with a cable cleat for fixing cable access across duct entry within the access chamber pit. The Poleplug has a maximum rating of 20 Amp, 1000 volts and has a crush proof body.    The Ritherdon Poleplug is the...

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