Outdoor Thermal Telecommunications & General Industry Shelter

American Products’ exclusive AP FORT™ Telecomminucations Shelter, provides superior protection for telecom and communication equipment from the ravages of changing weather, temperature, moisture and other hazards.

Made from heavy-duty steel, the AP FORT™ telecommunication shelters are built to last. They are insulated and temperature controlled with heaters or air conditioners, making them suitable for FTTx, wireless communications, power / equipment storage, telecom, fiber optic, minicell, microcell, femtocell, 3G and 4G applications.

If you have a custom need please contact our enclosure specialists at (417) 736-2135.

Commonly Used For

  • Fiber Optics
  • Satellite Communication
  • Wireless Backhaul
  • Cable Television
  • Navigation & Positioning
  • Military Installation
  • Port Security

Standard Offerings

  • Galvanized Steel. Outstanding impact and corrosion resistance. Walls, floor and ceiling 14 gauge. Ceiling joists 12 gauge.
  • NEMA Protection: This enclosure protects against rain, sleet, snow, splashing water and damage from external ice formation.
  • Stainless Steel Hardware: We choose the highest quality materials to produce our enclosures. Type 304 stainless steel hardware will not rust in the field.
  • Powder Coat: Enclosures are powder coated and tested to the Telcordia specifications for telecom enclosures. Beige, Gray & White are standard. Custom colors are available.
  • Power: Pre-wired 20 Amp receptacles are a standard feature.
  • Load Center: 100 Amp load center w/ main breaker, two 20 amp breakers, 12 slot.
  • Locking: Secure, strong lockable door knobs
  • Vinyl Flooring: Commercial Grade
  • LED Lighting
  • Lifting Eyes/Forklift Tubes: Crane ready lifting eyes and forklift tubes for a convenient way to offload and position your shelter.
  • Insulation: 11R in-wall, ceiling and floor.
  • Warranty: 5 Years on Components Manufactured by American Products.
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AMCS-7277104-STD*108” x 72” x 72”
(9’ x 6’ x 6’)
36100A panel, 4 Outlets, 2 Lights2875 lbs
AMCS-10877104-STD*108” x 72” x 108”
(9’ x 6’ x 9’)
54100A panel, 4 Outlets, 2 Lights3710 lbs
AMCS-14496104-STD*108” x 96” x 144”
(9’ x 8’ x 12’)
96100A panel, 6 Outlets, 4 Lights6870 lbs
AMCS-180108104-STD*108” x 108” x 180”
(9’ x 9’ x 15’)
136100A panel, 6 Outlets, 4 Lights7750 lbs
AMCS-252120104-STD*108” x 120” x 252”
(9’ x 10’ x 21’)
210100A panel, 6 Outlets, 4 Lights11250 lbs
*Interior Height is 95"Custom sizes are available.


Door Alarm

load center

Upgraded Load Center


Laptop Tray

battery tray

Battery Racks

ladder racksLadder Racks

copper ground bar

Upgraded Copper Ground Bar


Generator Plug & Interlock

surge arrestor
Surge Arrestor

relay racks

Numbered 19″ or 23″ EIA Standard Relay Racks

rail set

L Rail Set

Climate Control

ac and heat

AC and Heat*

  • 1 TON to 5 TON Units
  • High Volume
  • AC or DC Powered

heat exchanger

Heat Exchanger

  • Consult factory for sizes


High Output Ventilation

  • 115VAC / 12, 24, 48VDC
  • Adjustable Thermostat
  • Filters Available

baseboard heat

Baseboard Heat

  • Built in adjustable thermostat
  • 1500W, 115VAC



  • Dual AC with a controller that switches lead/lag AC.

battery heater

Battery Heater

  • 115VAC

*Built in adjustable thermostat. Closed-loop system, 115/230 VAC

Configure Your AP FORT™ Shelter

36 SQ/FT Shelter

108″ H x 72″ W x 72″ D


54 SQ/FT Shelter

108″ H x 72″ W x 108″ D


96 SQ/FT Shelter

108″ H x 96″ W x 144″ D


135 SQ/FT Shelter

108″ H x 108″ W x 180″ D

Fort Series

210 SQ/FT Shelter

108″ H x 120″ W x 252″ D