42U Outdoor Battery Cabinet IP55 LiFePro



42U Outdoor Battery Cabinet IP55 – LiFePro

Outdoor Battery Cabinet Overview

Specifications and features of an outdoor battery cabinet designed for versatile applications. With robust construction and thoughtful configuration, it meets the technical and operational needs of various outdoor settings.

Dimensions and Structure

Overall Size – The cabinet measures 2200mm in height, 900mm in width, and 900mm in depth, with a front door for easy access.
Construction Materials
– The frame is crafted from 1.5mm thick galvanized steel sheets.
– The walls are composed of 50mm thick EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) sandwich panels for insulation.
– The base is reinforced with 2.5mm thick galvanized steel for extra strength and durability.

Configuration and Features

Ventilation – Equipped with two DC48V cooling fans to maintain optimal internal temperatures.
Lighting – A 48V light is installed inside for better illumination and visibility.
Base – The sturdy base is 150mm high with a thickness of 2.5mm and includes load-bearing reinforcements for stability.
Mounting Brackets – Comes with 10 pairs of L-shaped brackets for equipment mounting, each 2.5mm thick, ensuring secure installation of components.
Battery Connections –  Features two sets of copper bars for battery (+) and (-) connections, facilitating easy and safe battery installation.

Internal Space Offers a generous 42U rack space for battery storage, making it highly adaptable to different battery sizes and configurations (optional).
Insulation The top and sides are insulated with 45mm thick EPS sandwich panels, which include 0.5mm steel plates on both sides for enhanced protection.

Protection and Finish

Protection Level Certified with an IP55 rating, ensuring dust and water resistance, suitable for outdoor environments.
Exterior Finish Coated with a light grey (RAL7035) paint for a professional appearance and extra durability against weather conditions (optional).


– The cabinet is securely packaged in a cardboard box and mounted on a wooden pallet for safe transportation.

This outdoor battery cabinet is designed to meet the demanding requirements of outdoor installations, offering durability, security, and flexibility for various battery storage needs.

An IP55 rating is generally considered safe for outdoor use. The “IP” stands for Ingress Protection, which is a standard used to define levels of sealing effectiveness of electrical enclosures against intrusion from foreign bodies (such as dirt and dust) and moisture. This rating is composed of two numbers:

  • The first digit (5 in the case of IP55) indicates the level of protection against solid objects and dust. A 5 rating means that the enclosure provides protection against dust that could interfere with the normal operation of the equipment but it’s not completely dust-tight. It’s considered sufficient for most outdoor applications.
  • The second digit (5 in the IP55 rating) signifies the level of protection against water. A 5 rating here means that the enclosure can withstand low-pressure jets of water from any direction, which is typical for rain or spraying water. This makes it suitable for outdoor conditions where such exposure is expected.

So, with an IP55 rating, the outdoor battery cabinet is designed to be resistant to conditions such as rain, splashing water, and limited dust ingress, making it suitable for outdoor installations. However, if the cabinet is to be exposed to more severe conditions such as high-pressure water jets, immersion, or heavy dust environments, a higher IP rating would be necessary.




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