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    Boosting data centre efficiency

    April 19, 2016
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    Boosting data centre efficiency

    The world's most powerful two-phase immersion cooling project for a 40+ MW data centre is under construction in the Republic of Georgia.

    Boosting data centre efficiency

    The world's most powerful two-phase immersion cooling project for a 40+ MW data centre is under construction in the Republic of Georgia.

    Boosting data centre efficiency

    The world's most powerful two-phase immersion cooling project for a 40+ MW data centre is under construction in the Republic of Georgia.

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      Designed and built by Hong Kong-based engineering company, Allied Control, the technology uses 3M™ Novec™ 7100 Engineered Fluid, an immersion coolant with a low global warming potential.

      Allied Control was recently acquired by BitFury Group, a leading infrastructure provider and transaction processing company that strives to use renewable energy for all of its business operations and is committed to maintaining the smallest carbon footprint possible.

      BitFury is installing Allied Control's award-winning two-phase immersion cooling technology with Novec fluid in the super computing data centre to cool IT hardware more efficiently, save energy and lower operational costs.

      The system works by placing equipment, such as densely packed circuit boards, in a tank of inert fluid coolant with a low boiling point, such as Novec 7100. As the hardware heats up in the tank, it boils the fluid and this change in structure pulls the heat away from the components.

      The Novec fluid then becomes a vapour, rises and condenses and falls back into the tank without the use of pumps. This streamlined system can deliver cooling energy savings as high as 95 per cent with minimal fluid loss.

      Find out more about 3M solutions for Data Centres.

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