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FusionStorage 8.0.0 Block Storage Hardware Installation Guide 06

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It is recommended that FusionStorage block storage be installed in Huawei cabinets.


A Huawei cabinet complies with the IEC 60297-1 standard and is an assembled cabinet for ease of expansion. The distance between its front and rear mounting bars can be precisely adjusted in increments of 25 mm. The Huawei cabinet has the following functions:

  • Provides space to accommodate components that can be interconnected.
  • Is equipped with castors to facilitate movement on a flat floor or a slope of no more than 10 degrees.
  • Protects components from dust.
  • Prevents components from damage.


The appearance of a Huawei cabinet is in sand texture black. Figure A-70 shows a Huawei cabinet.

Figure A-70 Appearance of a Huawei cabinet

Physical Structure

A Huawei cabinet consists of racks, a front door, a rear door, side panels, a cover, and mounting bars, as shown in Figure A-71.

Figure A-71 Cabinet structure




Rear door


Side panel


Mounting bar




Front door

ESD Jack

A Huawei cabinet provides two electrostatic discharge (ESD) jacks. When installing or maintaining a Huawei cabinet, wear an ESD wrist strap and insert the connector end of the ESD wrist strap into an ESD jack, as shown in Figure A-72.

Figure A-72 ESD jack

Technical Specifications

Table A-58 lists the technical specifications of a Huawei cabinet.

Table A-58 Technical specifications of a Huawei cabinet



Dimensions (H x W x D)

2000 mm x 600 mm x 1200 mm


42 U of internal space (1 U = 44.45 mm)


  • 120 kg (with only the front and rear doors)
  • 170 kg (with the front door, rear door, guide rails, and cables)

Cabling mode

Overhead or underfloor cabling

Installation mode

Fastening installation or non-fastening installation

Both modes are applicable to either concrete or ESD floors.


High-intensity G-A quality carbon cold-rolled steel plates and galvanized sheets that comply with RoHS and UL

Heat dissipation

Perforated doors, front-to-rear cooling, and underfloor air intake

Operating temperature

  • Long term: 0°C to 50°C
  • Short term: –5°C to +50°C

Operating humidity

  • Long term: 5% RH to 85% RH
  • Short term: 5% RH to 95% RH
  • The operating temperature and humidity are measured 1.5 m above the ground and 0.4 m in front of the cabinet.
  • The short term is defined as no more than 48 consecutive hours and 15 accumulative days per year.
Updated: 2019-11-14

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