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Trackside Cabinets 

Cannon is a long term supplier of trackside cabinets to Network Rail and has been granted Link-Up supplier accreditation.

In addition to BSI Quality and Environmental registration Cannon has achieved various Network Rail approvals for a number of the cabinets in the outdoor cabinet range. To view Cannon's Link-Up accreditation, please click here.

 

Network Rail  Cannon Outdoor - Rail 'C' Type CabinetCannon Outdoor - Active Cabinet Link-up

 



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Type C CabinetCannon 'C' Type Trackside Cabinet

The Cannon Type ‘C’ Cabinets are totally sealed to IP65, which makes them suitable only for passive equipment not requiring cooling. They are manufactured in two heights of 1000 and 1200mm and a footprint of 600mm wide x 315mm deep. The base of the cabinet has a transformer root enabling it to be fitted directly to a standard half-width Network Rail Location Case pre-cast concrete block No BRS-SC 32.

Traditionally, the Type ‘C’ cabinet has been Cannon’s biggest selling outdoor product line with many thousands installed throughout the UK rail network. Designed primarily for copper cable termination, the wooden or metal backboards allow it to be fitted with a variety of termination equipment/connectors to customers’ requirements.

Fitted with an inner thermal chamber to eliminate condensation, this is a genuine and proven IP65 design with NAMAS test house approval and manufactured from Cannon specified high quality materials shows significant savings on true life costs.

Cannon Type ‘C’ Cabinets are fully approved by Network Rail to 97/U/C/024, Certificate No PA05/1128 and registered with PADS No 86/009967.

 

Product Features Cannon C Type Trackside Cabinet

  • IP 65 rated
  • Totally sealed with no ventilation or change of air between outside ambient and internal air
  • Manufactured in two heights of: 1000mm and 1200mm x 600mm wide x 315mm deep
  • Cabinet is designed for passive, non-heat generating equipment making it unsuitable for active equipment
  • Fitted with a single thermally insulated door
  • Fitted with a separate fully insulated, removable thermal chamber
  • Thermal chamber attached to outer body shell via supports fitted with thermal barriers
  • Doors sealed using a dual seal technology
  • Internal fixings to customers requirements
  • The Thermal Transmittance Coefficient (U-Value) of the cabinet is 1.6-W/m²
  • Cabinet tested to BS 2011 part 2·1 Db Damp Heat, Cyclic
  • Cabinet tested to BS 2011 part 2·1 Nb Rapid Change of Temperature
  • Thermal Chamber fitted with a cable entry gland
  • Cabinet can be fitted with various copper termination modules
  • Modular building techniques allow for customer design contribution
  • Doors secured with a stainless steel multi-point dead locking system
  • Standard colour is Grey but can be painted to customer’s specific colour
  • Full multi-stage cleaning and pre-treatment prior to the application of an 90-micron powder coating
  • Manufactured from “Heavy gauge” galvanized material giving a 25-year life expectancy
  • Installed using “Direct Bury” in-ground root system using Network Rail item BRS-SC 32
  • Approved to Network Rail No. 97/U/C/024. PADs No. 86/009967
  • Includes many anti-vandal features within the construction
  • Used in Rail side applications for both fibre and copper termination and cable jointing

Termination Box Cannon Two Pair Termination BoxCannon Two Pair Termination Box

The Cannon 2-Pair Copper Termination Box measures externally 234mm high x 135mm wide x 69mm deep. It is bolted to a square section galvanised 3mm thick steel post which is barbed at its lower end to resist withdrawal from the ground. The box is inclined at an ergonomic 15° to the vertical, making internal cabling access easier. The post to which the box is fixed is 1200mm long. The lid is secured with a padlock (not supplied).

Two versions are available: C096800B and C096800C, which vary with respect to the cable entry gland hole provision and in the resultant pre-configuration of component mountings within the box.

 

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Product Features

  • IP45 rating
  • Single fully removable sliding cover
  • Internal fitments to customers’ requirements 
  • Fully welded construction
  • Cover secured with padlock available
  • Manufactured from Stainless Steel Type 304
  • Supplied complete with post
  • Includes pre-fitted DIN rail and earth point
  • Used in Rail side applications for 2-pair copper termination and cable jointing

Apparatus / Location CabinetCannon Apparatus Cabinet

The Apparatus Cabinet, also known as a Location Case is rated at IP55 and is available in two sizes: full width (1064mm - as shown here) and half width (628mm). The larger (full width) cabinet has a pair of full height lockable doors front and rear whereas the smaller (half width) version has a single full height lockable door front and rear. Locking is achieved by fitting a customer supplied padlock to the heavy duty lever has p/swing handle located centrally on the door.

The cabinet interior is ventilated by convection from the open base through slots positioned above the front and rear doors.

The base is normally closed on site by the use expanding foam in the cable ducts plus the addition of horticultural water absorbing beads which assist in the extraction and drainage of condensation from inside the cabinet. These beads are considerably lighter to carry than pea shingle, if it is necessary to man-handle over any distance, e.g. along railway tracks.

The bases of the cabinets are pre-configured to match Network Rail pre-cast concrete blocks Nos.: BRS-SC 31 & 32.

Cannon Apparatus Cabinet

 

Product Features

  • The cabinets are manufactured from 3mm thick Z600 pre-galvanised steel and treated with a state-of-the-art eco-friendly 90 micron thick powder paint process which gives significant maintenance savings during the expected 30-year life span
  • The Apparatus/Location Case range carries Network Rail certificate numbers PA05/674, PA05/01919, PA05/01975
    and link-up certificate number 73595
  • They are fully approved and designed in accordance with BRS-SM 431 and 440
  • An internal heavy duty stainless steel framework for mounting signalling or other equipment is optional and available for both full and half widths.

 

 

MK2 Telecom CabinetCannon Mark 2 Telephone Stump Box

The Cannon Mark-2 Telephone Stump Box is of a traditional single-skinned proven design that continues to be a product of choice in a buoyant renewals market. This enclosure is normally used for terminating/connecting telecommunication cables fed to it through ducts in the concrete pad to which it is bolted.

It can be supplied fitted with a Krone A100 or A200 copper termination box, together with a galvanised steel support framework and associated cable management brackets, or it can be customised to accept other equipment.

The cabinet is of extremely rugged welded design, with the central body being made from powder coated 3mm thick galvanised steel. Standard locking for railway use utilises a Yale lock with a 221 key for deadlocking the cast stainless steel Cannon swing handle. Other deadlocks can be fitted to customer requirements.

 

Product Features

  • IP 45 rating
  • IP rating can be increased to IP55 by incorporating Krone A100 or A200 copper termination boxes
  • Natural ventilation for internal cooling
  • Single fully removable lift-off front cover
  • Internal fitments to customers’ requirements
  • Modular building techniques allow for customer design contribution
  • Cover secured with stainless steel dead locking system
  • Standard colour is grey but can be painted to customers specific colour requirement
  • Multi-stage cleaning and pre-treatment prior to the application of a 90 micron powder coating
  • Manufactured from heavy gauge galvanized material giving a 25-year life expectancy
  • Can be supplied with various mounting system
  • Installed using a pre-cast concrete “Direct Bury” in-ground root systems
  • Includes many anti-vandal features within the construction
  • As an optional extra the inside can be insulated to prevent the formation of condensation
  • Used in Rail/Track side applications for copper termination and cable jointing

Fibre Optic Signal Cabinet

The Cannon Fibre Optic Signal Cabinet is a single-skinned cabinet that was originally designed for back mounting on a railway overhead signal gantry. The rear mount brackets make it ideal also for wall mounting and the IP55 rating makes the enclosure ideal for terminating fibre optic or copper cables as well as providing a suitable environment for cable jointing.

A quick-release rugged stainless-steel door stay retains each door securely in the open position, whereas 2-point door locking rods are secured in the locked position by a heavy duty swing handle designed to accept a Network Rail padlock.

Removable lifting eyes are provided at each side of the cabinet to ensure safe handling of the cabinet into its final position.

 

Product Features

  • IP 55 rating
  • Natural ventilation for internal cooling
  • Manufactured in two sizes:
    765mm high x 555mm wide x 300mm deep
    860mm high x 865mm wide x 300mm deep
  • Fitted with either single or double hinged doors depending on size
  • Alternative to the single door on the smaller cab, is a “bi-folding” door for greater access on gantry walkways
  • Internal fitments to customers’ requirements
  • Modular building techniques allow for customer design contribution
  • Doors secured with stainless steel multi-point dead locking system
  • Standard colour is grey but can be painted to customers specific colour
  • Multi-stage cleaning and pre-treatment prior to the application of a 90 micron powder coating
  • Manufactured from heavy gauge galvanized material giving a 25-year life expectancy
  • Supplied with brackets to allow mounting to a gantry or wall
  • Includes many anti-vandal features within the construction
  • As an optional extra the inside can be insulated to reduce the likelihood of condensation
  • Used in Rail side applications for fibre or copper termination and cable jointing

 

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