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This Months Featured Product: Vanguard® Outdoor Enclosures

Vanguard® Standard Outdoor Cabinet Size Range: 

Outdoor Enclosures 19" U Height Per Bay Depth Options
Single bay 20U / 25U / 30U 600mm / 800mm 
Single bay with end pod 20U / 25U / 30U 600mm / 800mm 
Double bay 20U / 25U / 30U 600mm / 800mm 
Double bay with end pod 20U / 25U / 30U 600mm / 800mm 
Triple bay with end pod 20U / 25U / 30U 600mm / 800mm 

Vanguard® Standard Outdoor Cabinet Features without Thermal Management: 

  • L/H hinged front door
  • Door fitted with 3-point locking swing handle keyed EMKA EK333
  • Full height 19” mounting verticals
  • Material – Stainless steel 4003
  • 2 x breather plugs in side panels
  • Gland plate in base of each bay for cable access
  • 100mm Plinth
  • Designed to meet IP55
  • Paint finish – Powder coated standard RAL colour

Vanguard® Standard Outdoor Cabinet Features with Thermal Management:

  • L/H hinged front door
  • Door fitted with 3-point locking swing handle keyed EMKA EK333 and long life filter
  • Full height 19” mounting verticals
  • Material – Stainless steel 4003
  • Hinged roof with louvres to exhaust
  • Roof mounted fan which will provide cooling for 900W (Δt 10ºC) in a single cabinet and 1400W (Δt 10ºC) in a double cabinet  
  • Gland plate in base of each bay for cable access
  • 100mm Plinth
  • Designed to meet IP55
  • Paint finish – Powder coated standard RAL colour

Vanguard® Outdoor Cabinet Options / Accessories:

  • Full depth equipment chassis supports
  • Cable trays 
  • Equipment shelves and battery trays
  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Socket strips and PDUs
  • Options for alarm protocol
  • Full height ETSI mounting verticals
  • Higher Security Upgrade (higher grade swing handle + Anti-jemmy strips)

Vanguard® Applications:

  • Rural Broadband Projects
  • FTTx
  • FTTC (Fibre To The Cabinet)
  • FTTH (Fibre To The Home)
  • FTTP (Fibre To The Premises)
  • Ethernet
  • CATV Systems
  • Transport
  • Oil, Gas & Utilities 
  • Track Side
  • Defence & Military
  • Telecom
  • And many more external applications...

Vanguard® Product Overview:

Rainford Solutions Vanguard® outdoor enclosure product range offers a modular product with the flexibility to house a broad range of equipment in a variety of industry standard mounting formats.  With a robust construction, coupled with a variety of vandal resistant features, the Vanguard® outdoor enclosure product range, provides a cost-effective solution for all your equipment protection needs.

The Vanguard® intelligent thermal management system, varies the speed of the fan(s) in accordance with the external conditions, thus reducing the duty of the system. This reduces the maintenance frequency of the enclosure, prolongs the life of the air filter and reduces the through life cost of the enclosure.

Vanguard® is a registered trade mark of Rainford Solutions Ltd, number 3009819

* Please note that products and information displayed on this website may change without notice due to continuing product development and are for illustration purposes only.  Dimensions of the finished product may also vary slightly, please check with our technical team at time of order. 


  • Please contact us for further technical information on our Vanguard® outdoor enclosures, outdoor cabinet, single bay, double bay, triple bay, end pods, 19 rack, outdoor electrical boxes, electrical enclosures, consoles, partitioning and many more or email us: webenquiries@­ra­in­for­dso­luti­ons.­com
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