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Overview of Installing the T640 Router Without a Mechanical Lift


To install the T640 router without a mechanical lift:

  1. Review the safety information. To avoid harm to yourself or the router as you install it, follow the safety guidelines and procedures for working with routers. However, providing an exhaustive set of guidelines for working with electrical equipment is beyond the scope of this documentation.

    See General Safety Guidelines for Juniper Networks Devices, andT640 Installation Safety Guidelines

  2. Verify that the site has been prepared for the router installation.

    See T640 Site Preparation Checklist .

  3. Verify that the mounting hardware has been installed.

    SeeInstalling the T640 Mounting Hardware for an Open-Frame Rack orInstalling the T640 Mounting Hardware for a Four-Post Rack or Cabinet.

  4. Remove the router from the shipping crate.

    See Unpacking the T1600 Router.

  5. Gather the tools required to install the router.

    See Tools and Parts Required to Install the T640 Router Without a Mechanical Lift.

  6. Remove components from the chassis to make it easier to install into the rack or chassis.

    See Removing Components from the T640 Chassis.

  7. Install the T640 Chassis in the Rack Manually. Note

    With components removed, the chassis weighs approximately 205 lb (93 kg). At least four people are needed to safely lift the chassis into the rack or cabinet.

    See Installing the T640 Chassis in the Rack Manually.

  8. Reinstall the components removed from the chassis.

    See Reinstalling Components in the T640 Chassis.

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