What really happens in a rack? - part 3

2018 September, DataCenterWorks, Mees Lodder, Willem van Smaalen.

Article: Wat gebeurt in rack deel 3, only available in Dutch.

In the previous article we found that warm air ”naturally” partially recirculates in a rack and that this can increase the inlet temperature of the equipment by up to a few degrees. In addition, we have seen that construction and installation of the equipment can also cause similar partial recirculation or full recirculation, where equipment runs completely in the warm air and can endure up to 12 ° C higher inlet temperature. In this article, we look at what happens if we provide more or less air than the equipment in the rack requires….