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Pelican-Hardigg offers a broad range of standard options for our Rackmount shipping cases. These elements, described below, allow you to adapt our cases to a wide variety of transit applications.

Rackmount Case Options for Classic (DE) Rack, SuperMAC & MAC Rack Options

Airtight / Watertight Pressure Relief Valve
Airtight / Watertight
Includes PRV (pressure relief valve) and gasketing hardware to safely maintain correct pressure differential. Manual release button is recessed below cover rim. Test pressure range is +/- 0.25 PSID (18 mb).
Casters Casters
Caster mounting system enhances the bottom panel strength of rack cases, while providing the same button release convenience of the FastClip™ mounting plate system found on Hardigg's single-lid cases. Available in removable or fixed 3.5" or 5" wheel diameters. Includes four casters, two machined aircraft aluminum extrusions, and mounting hardware installed on the case bottom.
Edge Casters Edge Casters
Set consists of (2) caster/ wheel housings, permanently installed into the edge of the case shell. This option is standard on SuperMAC and MAC Rack Cases with a 5" lid.
Caster Storage in Lid Caster Storage in Lid
Removable casters are securely stored in lid using Pelican FastCliptm (storage plate) mounting plate system (for 5" lids only (127 mm).
Custom Stencil Custom Stenciling
Per MIL-I-43553. Available colors are Black, White, and Yellow. Listed below are popular combinations of the case color along with the corresponding ink color. One ink color per case. If not specified Pelican will choose color. Pelican reserves the right to choose the stencil text or graphic size, font and location.
Card Holder Card Holder
Metal holder for shipping-card riveted to the exterior of case. Two sizes:
  • 2-3/8" x 5-3/8"
  • 4.0 x 6.0"
Metal / Comfort Grip Handles

Metal or Comfort Grip Handles
Available in plastic, zinc-plate yellow-chromate, ROHS compliant silver zinc, or stainless steel.

ID Plate ID Plate
I.A.W. MIL-P-15024, Type H, Style IV, Size 10.4 x 4.0 x .020" (102 x 102 x 0.5mm) thick aluminum, fastener attached to your case. Text font is News Gothic Bold.
Front Labels Front Labels
To assure that lids are replaced in the proper orientation. A set of two "front" labels is affixed to the case, one on the midsection and one on the lid.
Standard Labels Standard Labels
  • Up Arrows
  • Delicate unit
  • Handle with Care / Reusable Container
Coupling Catches Coupling Catches
Elastomeric devices to couple vertically stacked containers to prevent accidental tip over.
Dessicant Basket Dessicant Basket
Designed to hold MIL-D-3464 bagged desiccant. Each basket comes complete with spanner nut, washer and retained gasket. Hole through cover and flange are provided for safety wiring and inspector seal. Inside dimensions: 3.37 x 12". Outside dimensions: 4.5 dia x 12.75". Installation hole in container is 4.015" diameter. Also available in 7.75, 14.75 and 17.75" depths.
Humidity Indicator Humidity Indicator
Indicates 20%, 30%, and 40% relative humidity ranges. Three-part face changes color when inside humidity exceeds the indicated level. As humidity decreases, the indicator resets for future use. Recommended for airtight cases only.
Lid Hangers Lid Hangers
Used to store lids conveniently on side of case when case is open. A set of four hangers for two lids. This option comes at no extra charge.
Lid Storage Pouch Lid Storage Pouch
Zippered pouch for storing cables and accessories in front or rear lids. Comes mounted in 5" lids. Three sizes:
  • 10.0 x 22.0 x 2.5"
  • 16.0 x 22.0 x 2.5"
  • 18.0 x 18.0 x 2.5"

Leg Kit - Chair or Table

Leg Kit (Chair or Table)

Lockable Cable Catch Lockable Cable Catch (1 set of 4)
Allows the case to be padlocked shut. The cable is made of tamper resistant aircraft steel. Qty (2) required per lid, comes in a set of (4).
Lifting / Tie Down Rings Lifting / Tie Down Rings
Welded rings provide hoisting and tie-down attachment points with 2" (51 mm) diameter clearance for hooks. They're spring-loaded and pivot 180°. Available in plated steel or stainless steel.
Removable Rack Frame Removable Rack Frame
The Rapid Rack option adds a simple Lock 'N Load quick-latch system and sliders to unlock the internal rack frame for smooth separation. Pulled like a drawer, the entire rack frame slides out completely for in-the-field usage and connection to other equipment or for easier cable installation. Available for Classic or SuperMAC Rack cases.
Hardware - Stainless Steel Hardware - Stainless Steel
Upgrade - Standard zinc-plated yellow chromate hardware catches, strikes, handles, hinges) is replaced by stainless-steel (clear passivated finish). Recommended for applications where standard zinc plate or zinc alloy finishes are not suitable, such as excessive saltwater or chemical environments.
1/8" Wider Frame 1/8" Wider Frame
Used when extra clearance is necessary, usually to accommodate slides. Requires slotted mounting holes in attaching bezel of equipment to be mounted.
Bottom Support Rails Bottom Support Rails
Two each support rails used to support equipment while installing heavy loads.
Adjustable Verticle Side Supports Adjustable Verticle Side Supports
Two each 2.0 x 2.0 x 1/8" (51mm x 51mm x 3mm) aluminum-angle, vertically-adjustable support rails used to support equipment while installing heavy loads.
Adjustable Horizontal Side Supports Adjustable Horizontal Side Supports
Aluminum-angle, vertically-adjustable support rails used to support equipment while installing heavy loads.
Bezel Plates Bezel Plate
Blank bezel plates in 16 gauge aluminum. Flanged for strength. Brushed black anodized finish. Available in 1U, 2U, 3U, and 4U heights. See our Rackmount Accessories page.
Drawers Drawers
19" rack-mountable drawers are 14 inches (356 mm) deep and keylockable. Complete with drawer-slides. Available in 2U, 3U, and 4U unit heights U=1.75") (U=44.45mm)
Keyboard Tray Keyboard Tray
Accommodates standard size keyboard. 24" (610 mm) wide, 12" (305 mm) deep. Attaches to case front catches.
Shelves Shelves (Fixed or Sliding)
Shelves can be removed and customized to accommodate non rackmountable equipment. Also see our standard sized shelves on the Rackmount Accessories page.
Panel Screws Panel Screws with Washers (50 ea)
Used for mounting rack units, drawers, and blank bezel plates. #10-32, X 0.75 Large screw with nonmetallic washers for scratch protection.
Rack Slides Rack Slides
These compact solid-bearing steel slides may be used to mount equipment directly into rack, or to mount drawers or shelves. Sold in pairs. Available in standard duty, 85 pound capacity.
Extended Load Kit
For extra-heavy loads. For rackmount cases with more than 170 lb. (77 Kg) of packaged equipment, sixteen elastomeric shock mounts are used instead of the standard eight. Vertical metal wall stiffeners are added to the case body to retain dimensional control of the two openings and ensure that the covers can easily go back on the case body and latch properly. Four delta lifting/tie-down rings are also installed to provide mechanical lift accessibility.

Rackmount Case Options for PRO Racks

Airtight / Watertight Pressure Relief Valve
Airtight / Watertight
Includes PRV (pressure relief valve) and gasketing hardware to safely maintain correct pressure differential. Manual release button is recessed below cover rim. Test pressure range is +/- 0.25 PSID (18 mb).
Casters Casters
Caster mounting system enhances the bottom panel strength of rack cases, while providing the same button release convenience of the FastClip mounting plate system found on Hardigg's single-lid cases. Available in removable or fixed 3.5" or 5" wheel diameters. Includes four casters, two machined aircraft aluminum extrusions, and mounting hardware installed on the case bottom.
Custom Stencil Custom Stenciling
Per MIL-I-43553. Available colors are Black, White, and Yellow. One ink color per case. If not specified Hardigg will choose color. Hardigg reserves the right to choose the stencil text or graphic size, font and location.

Card Holder

Card Holder

Metal holder for shipping-card riveted to the exterior of case. Two sizes:

  • 2-3/8" x 5-3/8"
  • 4.0 x 6.0"

ID Plate ID Plate
I.A.W. MIL-P-15024, Type H, Style IV, Size 10.4 x 4.0 x .020" (102 x 102 x 0.5mm) thick aluminum, fastener attached to your case. Text font is News Gothic Bold.
Front Labels Front Labels
To assure that lids are replaced in the proper orientation. A set of two "front" labels is affixed to the case, one on the midsection and one on the lid.
Coupling Catches Coupling Catches
Hardware - Stainless Steel
Hardware - Stainless Steel
Upgrade - Standard zinc-plated yellow chromate hardware (catches, strikes, handles, hinges) is replaced by stainless-steel (clear passivated finish). Recommended for applications where standard zincplate or zinc alloy finishes are not suitable, such as excessive saltwater or chemical environments.
Hardware - Stainless Steel Rear Rack Frame
Bezel Plates Bezel Plate
Blank bezel plates in 16 gauge aluminum. Flanged for strength. Brushed black anodized finish. Available in 1U, 2U, 3U, and 4U heights. See our Rackmount Accessories page.
Drawers Drawers
19" rack-mountable drawers are 14 inches (356 mm) deep and keylockable. Complete with drawer-slides. Available in 2U, 3U, and 4U unit heights U=1.75") (U=44.45mm)
Shelves Shelves (Fixed or Sliding)
Shelves can be removed and customized to accommodate non rackmountable equipment. Also see our standard sized shelves on the Rackmount Accessories page.
Panel Screws Panel Screws with Washers
(50 each)
Used for mounting rack units, drawers, and blank bezel plates. #10-32, X 0.75 Large screw with nonmetallic washers for scratch protection.
Panel Screws Extra Threaded Rack Clips