Outdoor WiLAN Mount Solution for Major Freight Airport Ramps

GATE2 LIGHT POLE ANTENNA

When a major international air-carrier needed 802.11 coverage for their vast airport ramps, they called the engineers at Cetacea.
Their chosen solution was the CET5080, fiber ready NEMA4 rated kit engineered for use in heavy industrial environments. A steel lockable enclosure with universal pole mounting system was married to a high gain antenna unit mounted well above.

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Specification

Request Design WiLAN outdoor mount solution for major freight airport ramps
Requirements
  • Lockable protective enclosure for AP or Sensor mountable to poles or wall 10’ above floor
  • High output outdoor antenna mount solution to broadcast signal over large areas
  • Variation to allow outdoor operation of dual-band sensor
  • Access to AP requires only an 8’ step ladder, no lift required
Regulations
  • Must meet or exceed all safety and installation regulations throughout USA
  • Must meet or exceed all safety and installation standards for international use
Solution Part Number CET5080
Product Description
  • Steel lockable AP enclosure with universal mounting flanges and straps
  • AP mount, antenna connector pigtails supplied for specific AP
  • Low-loss antenna cable of variable lengths 10’-100’
  • Adjustable steel pole/wall mount supporting high-gain tilt-able 180º antenna
  • Outdoor enclosure with dual-band antennas and mount bracket for sensor version
Capabilities Applied/Processes
  • In-house machining, sealing and hand assembly of enclosure for safe use in heavy industrial outdoor environments
  • Production of pigtail jumper cables with connector termination by hand to insure highest quality
  • Color matching of enclosure and antenna channel based on task
  • Print and application of required labeling
  • Production of antenna cables with connector termination by hand to insure highest quality
  • In-house machining/hand assembly of antenna components for safe use in heavy industrial outdoor environments
Equipment Used to Manufacture Part
  • Hoffman Enclosures
  • Times Microwave LMR-400 & LMR-195 coaxial cable, N-Bulkhead connectors
  • Hyperlink 180º 2.4 GHz antenna
  • Cetacea - Metal Products & Cabling
Overall Part Dimensions
  • Enclosure - 16”h x 12”w x 6”d (406.4mm x 304.8mm x 152.4mm)
  • Antenna Assembly - 40”h x 8”w x 6”d (1016mm x 203.2mm x 152.4mm)
Features/Benefits
  • Access to AP is indoors requires only an 8’ step ladder, no lift required
  • Enclosure mounts clear of workers, vehicles and forklifts
  • Installable by only one technician
  • AP mounts in accessible location while antennas mount in tight and obstructed areas
  • Adjustable rise and tilt of antenna mount maximizes signal coverage
  • Highest quality antenna cables ensure minimal signal loss
  • Sensor version mounts easily to outside wall or pole
In process testing performed
  • Initial Inspection - Check for quality, dimensions, pre-machining and finish
  • Manufacturing Inspection - Continual check of belted components on production line for quality, dimensions, modification machining and finish
  • Final QC Inspection - Check for overall quality, finish, included accessories verification
Estimated Part Weight
  • Enclosure - 16 lbs. (7.2kg)
  • Antenna Assembly - 9 lbs. (4kg)
Packaging Ships in three (3) standard shipping boxes shippable standard freight
Standards Met
  • Customer requirements
  • Safety and installation standards for applicable facilities