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Cisco 12000 series Internet Router Line Card Packing Instructions
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Types of Packing Containers
Cisco 12000 series Internet Router 1.25 Inch Pitch Line Card Packing Instructions
Cisco 12000 series Internet Router 1.8 Inch Pitch Line Card Packing Instructions

Cisco 12000 series Internet Router Line Card Packing Instructions


Product Number: GSR-LC-PKGING=, GSR-WLC-PKGING=
Document Order Number: DOC-7812256=

You must pack your Cisco 12000 series Internet Router line card in its shipping container before transporting or shipping the line card. The shipping container is specifically designed to protect the line card during material handling and normal shipment.

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Types of Packing Containers

There are two types of packing containers for line cards. One is designed for the 1.25 inch pitch (width) line cards and the other is designed for the 1.8 inch pitch line cards.

To determine the width of your line card to order the proper package, simply measure the front width of the line card with a ruler.

To pack line cards that are:

Cisco 12000 series Internet Router 1.25 Inch Pitch Line Card Packing Instructions


Step 1   Carefully insert the line card into the inner electrostatic discharge (ESD)-compliant box so that the interface connectors face the front of the box and the backplane connector faces the rear of the box. (See Figure 1.)

Step 2   Place the ESD protective cover over the top of the line card.

Step 3   Close the box and securely tape in three places. (See Figure 2.)


Note   Use self-adhesive packing tape to secure the inner and outer packing boxes. Do not use paper tape with water-activated adhesive.

Step 4   Place the supporting foam braces onto the sides of the ESD-compliant box.

Step 5   Set the inner box and supporting foam braces inside the outer box. Make sure you orient the inner box and braces correctly. (See Figure 3.)

Step 6   Close the outer box and make sure the lid flaps are fully inserted into the box lid sleeves.

Step 7   Close the box and securely tape in three places. (See Figure 4.)


Note   Use self-adhesive packing tape to secure the inner and outer packing boxes. Do not use paper tape with water-activated adhesive.






Figure 1   Cisco 12000 series Internet Router 1.25 Inch Pitch Line Card Inner Packing and Braces



Figure 2   Securing the Cisco 12000 series Internet Router 1.25 Inch Pitch Line Card Inner Packing Box



Figure 3   Cisco 12000 series Internet Router 1.25 Inch Pitch Line Card Packing Assembly



Figure 4   Securing the Cisco 12000 series Internet Router 1.25 Inch Pitch Line Card Outer Packing Box


Cisco 12000 series Internet Router 1.8 Inch Pitch Line Card Packing Instructions


Step 1   Insert the line card into the inner electrostatic discharge (ESD)-compliant box so that the interface connectors face the front of the box, and the backplane connector faces the rear of the box. (See Figure 5 .)

Step 2   Place the ESD protective cover over the top of the line card.

Step 3   Close the box and securely tape along the entire length of the edges. (See Figure 6.)


Note   Use self-adhesive packing tape to secure the inner and outer packing boxes. Do not use paper tape with water-activated adhesive.

Step 4   Place the foam braces and inner ESD-complaint box inside the outer packing box in the following order. (See Figure 7.)

a. Bottom outside foam brace.

b. Bottom inside foam brace inside the bottom outer foam brace.

c. Inner ESD-compliant box in the center, supported by the bottom inside foam brace and surrounded by the bottom outside foam brace.

d. Top outside foam brace.

e. Top inside foam brace to cover the inner ESD-compliant box.

Step 5   Close the outer box, folding the opposite flaps together and securely tape the box closed on both the top and the bottom. (See Figure 8.)


Note   Use self-adhesive packing tape to secure the inner and outer packing boxes. Do not use paper tape with water-activated adhesive.






Figure 5   Cisco 12000 series Internet Router 1.8 Inch Pitch Line Card Inner Packing



Figure 6   Securing the Cisco 12000 series Internet Router 1.8 Inch Pitch Line Card Inner Packing Box



Figure 7   Cisco 12000 series Internet Router1.8 Inch Pitch Line Card Packing Assembly



Figure 8   Securing the Cisco 12000 series Internet Router 1.8 Inch Pitch Line Card Outer Packing Box