Data center post rack grommet's design optimized to eliminate bypass airflow

The new KoldLok 2 post rack grommet from Upsite eliminates data center bypass airflow, installs in minutes and requires no cutting, modifying or tools.

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Upsite Technologies has introduced its latest data center airflow management product, the KoldLok 2 post rack grommet.

Optimized to advance efficiency in the data center through proper airflow management, the easy-to-install grommet prevents bypass airflow by sealing off the rectangular area in the 2 post structure of the data center cabinet, while promoting clean data center best practices by preventing dust and other debris from getting trapped in hard-to-reach areas.

According to Upsite, key features of the KoldLok 2 post rack grommet include: a split design to allow for retrofit installation; a design that works with variations in rack material thickness; an installation that requires no cutting, modifying or tools; RoHS compliance.

“The KoldLok 2 Post Rack Grommet is an easy-to-install airflow management product that gives data center managers the ability to realize instant efficiency gains,” asserts John Thornell, President, Upsite Technologies.

Upsite notes that it recently conducted a review of numerous data centers throughout the country, finding that only thirteen-percent were maximizing their cooling capacity, highlighting a vast opportunity for airflow management (AFM) best practices.

Related: Upsite launches Cooling Science Seminar, targeting data center airflow analysis



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