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EnviroGuard Aptus Racks
EnviroGuard Aptus has been offering global compliance solutions since 1993. Our team of experts combines over 60 years of experience in design, fabricating, and manufacturing across multiple industries including standby power. We offer a full line of products for the standby power industry specifically for major telecom, utility, and data center end-user requirements during the design process.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Are custom racks available? .....
Yes, our in-house engineers and product development team can help with design and development and manufacture custom racks. Applicable fees vary depending on designs
What is the typical lead time? .....
For non-stocking program standard racks the lead time is 5 to 6 weeks. For customers participating in the EnviroGuard Aptus stocking program, standard racks are available to
How do I determine battery rack type to use? .....
Many factors can go into this decision including room lay out, floor space, aisle width constraints, and most importantly the specific battery and manufacturer to name a few.
How do I determine my sites seismic level? .....
With the implementation of the International Building Code (IBC) and the cross
Typical factors needed to determine Seismic Level will include:
The easiest way to determine the Seismic values for your site in the Continental US is to
This application requires you to input the following values for your site:
The program outputs the basic seismic parameters that can be used to match to the
What standards are EnviroGuard Aptus racks tested to? .....
Light Seismic Racks
Heavy Seismic Racks
Future product development will include specific racks to meet NEBS, OSHPD and NRC certifications.
What is the difference between UBC and IBC rated battery racks? .....
UBC (Uniform Building Code) only qualified racks with forces applied to the rack in two
Why did EnviroGuard Aptus design racks to also meet IEEE 693? .....
IEEE-693 is a substation rack specification used by many Utilities. Many of their
Does EnviroGuard Aptus supply the floor anchors for the racks? .....
No, however it is important to note all EnviroGuard Aptus rack configurations have been designed in accordance with AISC 360-05 Specification for Structural Steel Buildings.
How do I know if I need spill containment? .....
For flooded batteries or VLA, spill containment is always required by law. IFC 609
What is an integrated environmental control system? .....
One example is a patent pending EnviroGuard spill containment system that eliminates
What is the standard required aisle width between battery racks? .....
IFC typically requires a minimum of 36 inches for aisle space between battery racks.
From a quality assurance standpoint what type of metal is being used to manufacture racks? .....
Traceable ASTM-A36 up to ASTM-A500 Grade Steel in accordance with RoHS compliance standards.
The rack frames are fully welded and come powder coated with acid
Please refer to our Support Pages for additional Frequently Asked Questions.