Removing components

Remove components to reduce the weight of the Flex System Carrier-Grade chassis so that it can safely be installed in the rack.

Statement 4
Graphic illustrating safety practices when lifting

Graphic illustrating Safety Statement 4

Graphic illustrating Safety Statement 4

Graphic illustrating Safety Statement 4
≥ 18 kg (39.7 lb) ≥ 32 kg (70.5 lb) ≥ 55 kg (121.2 lb)
CAUTION:
Use safe practices when lifting.

Statement 32

CAUTION:
To avoid personal injury, before lifting the unit, remove all the blades, power supplies, and removable modules to reduce the weight.

Graphic showing that you must remove the components and use 3 people to lift the chassis.
  1. Remove the components from the front of the chassis and place them on a flat, static-protective surface.
    1. Read Safety and Handling static-sensitive devices.
    2. Remove the airborne contaminant filter assembly, if one is installed. See Removing the airborne contaminant filter assembly for instructions.
    3. Remove all of the installed compute nodes.


      Graphic showing the removal of a 1-bay compute node.


      Graphic showing the removal of a 2-bay compute node.

    4. Remove the node bay fillers and the chassis shelves, if you want to reduce the weight of the chassis further.
      See Removing a chassis shelf for instructions.
  2. Remove the components from the rear of the chassis and place them on a flat, static-protective surface.
    1. Remove all of the power supplies.

      Graphic showing the removal of a power supply
    2. Remove both of the 40 mm fan modules.

      Graphic showing the removal of a 40 mm fan module
    3. Remove all of the 80 mm fan modules.

      Graphic showing the removal of a 80 mm fan module
    4. Remove all of the I/O modules.

      Graphic showing the removal of an I/O module
    5. Remove both of the fan logic modules.

      Graphic showing the removal of a fan logic module
    6. Remove all of the Chassis Management Modules.

      Graphic showing the removal of a CMM from the chassis