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.
  • GR487 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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*Interior Height is 95"Custom sizes are available.
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


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