Airflow Accessories

Air Sealing Floor Grommets

Tate’s air sealing grommets are designed to improve the energy efficiency and air sealing performance of your data center by preventing leakage from the raised floor plenum when penetrations are required for power and data cables above the floor.

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Wave

Wave

The Wave Floor Grommet is a 8.75”x 11” injection molded ABS plastic grommet designed to mount in a raised floor panel. The interior crenelated design provides a superior seal over other brush style grommets improving air sealing performance and saving energy.

Part Number: TK6790

Specifications:

  • 6.75”x 9.25” cutout required in panel
  • Overall dimensions: 8.9”x 11”
  • 1.9” in height without lid
  • 3” in height with lid

Tate Wave Data Sheet

 

Mini

Mini

The Mini Floor Grommet is designed to seal small cable openings in the raised floor of new or existing computer rooms. The 5” x 2.5” opening offers flexibility for data centers that have multiple cable opening sizes. This grommet offers a cost-effective method of separating data cabling from power cabling.

Part Number: TK10077

Specifications:

  • 11/16”x 5-11/16” x 1-1/2”
  • Overall 0.10” High installed
  • 4”x6” cutout size
  • 5”x 2-1/2” usable cable area

Mini Data Sheet

Integral

Integral

Integral Grommets are designed to seal cable openings in new raised-floor systems prior to the installation of communication or power cabling. The large 32 square inch usable cabling area accommodates a variety of cabling requirements,including 100 amp power connectors.

Part Number: K1010

Specifications:

  • 11”x 8-1/4”x 1-5/8”
  • Overall 0.125” High installed
  • 9-1/4”x 6-3/4” cutout size
  • 8”x 4” usable cable area

Integral Data Sheet

Split Integral

Split Integral

The Split Integral Grommets allow tiles to be moved without capturing cables. This grommet is designed to seal cable openings in new raised-floor systems prior to the installation of communication or power cabling. The large 32 square inch usable cabling area accommodates a variety of cabling requirements,including 100 amp power connectors.

Part Number: K3030

Specifications:

  • 11”x 8-1/4”x 1-5/8”
  • Overall 0.125” High installed
  • 9-1/4”x 6-3/4” cutout size
  • 8”x 4” usable cable area

Split Integral Data Sheet

Surface Mount

Surface Mount

The Surface Mount Grommets facilitate re-cabling and allows tiles to be moved without capturing cables. It’s designed to seal a variety of existing raised-floor tile cutouts. The Grommets are impact resistant and durable. Item Nos. 2030 and 2040 allow for larger sealing capacities.

Part Number: K2020

Specifications:

  • 11”x 8.25”x 1.125”
  • Overall 1.25” High installed
  • 10”x 7.25” maximum cutout size
  • 8.25”x 4” usable cable area

Surface Integral Data Sheet

Surface Mount Extended
Surface Mount Extended

Surface Mount Extended

The Surface Mount Extended Grommets also facilitate re-cabling and allows tiles to be moved without capturing cables. It’s designed to seal a variety of existing raised-floor tile cutouts. The Grommets are impact resistant and durable. Item Nos. 2030 and 2040 allow for larger sealing capacities.

Part Numbers: K2030, K2040

Specifications:

  • Part Number: K2030
    • 12”x 11.75”x 1.312”
    • Overall 1.438” High installed
    • 10”x9.75” maximum cutout size
    • 8.25”x4” usable cable area
  • Part Number K2040
    •  12”x 15”x 1.312”
    • Overall 1.438” High installed
    • 10”x 13” maximum cutout size
    • 8.25”x 4” usable cable area

Surface Extended Integral Data Sheet

Extended

Extended

The Extended Floor Grommet is designed to seal a wide variety of existing and new openings. Simple modification creates the flexibility to seal large and unique openings such as those found under PDUs. The Grommets integrate with the raised-floor static dissipation system.

Part Numbers: K10097, K10098

Specifications:

  • Product Number: K10097
    • Overall dimensions: 3″ x 60″
    • Maximum sealing area: 4″ x 60″
    • Maximum usable cable area: 2.5″ x 60″
    • Product height: 1″ above finished floor
  • Product Number: K10097
    • Overall dimensions: 9.03″ x 60″
    • Maximum sealing area: “7 x 60”
    • Maximum usable cable area: 5.5″ x 60″
    • Product height: 1″ above finished floor

Extended Data Sheet

Round

Round

Designed to seal openings in new and existing raised floor cutouts to block bypass airflow and maximize cooling system efficiency. Its revolutionary sealing technology greatly reduces costly bypass airflow, increasing usable cooling unit capacity, and ensuring maximized efficiency from HVAC equipment.

Part Numbers: K40001, K40003

Specifications:

  • Part Number: K40001
    • 5.61” x 1.90” Overall
    • 0.40” High installed
    • 4” Round cutout size
    • 9.6 square inches of usable penetration area
  • Part Number: K40003
    • 7.56” x 1.9” Overall
    • 0.40” High installed
    • 6” Round cutout size
    • 22.55 square inches of usable penetration area

Round Data Sheet

Air Sealing Blanking Panels

Tate’s rack level airflow management products reduce high intake air temperatures by preventing hot exhaust air from circulating to the front of the IT cabinets. This improves IT equipment reliability and supports cooling infrastructure optimization.

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Hotlok 1U
HotLok 2U
HotLok 1U w/ Temperature Strip
HotLok 2U w/ Temperature Strip

Snap-In Modular Blanking Panels

Snap-In Modular Blanking Panels are the best way to stop the migration of hot and cold air through unoccupied areas of an IT equipment rack. This innovative 19″ wide snap-in blanking panel fits in most standard racks. Designed for simple tool free installation the Snap-In Modular Blanking panels are available in prefabricated sizes designed to fill One or Two U openings these panels provided a 99.97% effective seal. The blanking panels are also available with a quick view temperature strips that display a temperature range 50°- 102° F.

Parts Numbers: TSBP1U, TSBP2U, TSBP1UT, TSBP2UT, TSBP1U-WH, TSBP2U-WH

General Information:

  • 1U and 2U designs for greater flexibility
  • Provides a 99.97% effective seal\
  • Completely tool less snap-in design
  • Cantilevered sealing vanes eliminate the gap between adjoin blanking panels or with installed equipment
  • Temperature strip units measure between 50F-102F (10C-39C)

Hotlok Blanking Panels Data Sheet

Pass-Through Blanking Panels

Pass-Through Blanking Panels

Tate’s Pass Through Blanking Panels provide an effective airflow sealing solution when used in conjunction with pullout switches or servers. The panels also provide a rack sealing solution where cables prevent the installation of solid blanking panels. This cost effective aluminum and brush construction controls airflow for optimized cooling effectiveness. Available in both 1U and 2U configurations the lab tested Pass Through Blanking Panels outperform brush style blanking panels.

Part Numbers: K10112, K10113

General Information:

  • Designed to provide an effective airflow sealing solution when used in conjunction with pullout KVM switches or servers that may be occasionally extracted.
  • Also provides additional rack sealing where cables prevent solid blanking panels from being installed.
  • Quick and secure installation procedure
  • New Hybrid Brush Technology (HBT) allows cables to pass through securely without significant airflow leakage
  • Fire resistant aluminum frame gives additional rack rail support
  • Engineered for EIA-310-E openings
  • Use in hot and cold aisle containment configuration for low or high heat density cabinets
  • Flexible and highly efficient sealing membrane
  • Membrane supports bristles and limits leakage
  • Multi-layered construction for increased sealing effectiveness
  • Better overall sealing than traditional brush designs
  • Significantly reduces re-circulation of hot exhaust air around cables, KVM switches or rack mount servers

Hotlok Passthrough Blanking Panels Data Sheet

Full Rack Modular Blanking Panels

Full Rack Modular Blanking Panels

Designed to seal up to 42U of opening in the server rack, the Full Rack Blanking Panel Kit greatly reduces bypass airflow by eliminating the gaps in the server rack and creating a contained server rack environment. This sealing solution increases usable cooling unit capacity, maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of your cooling infrastructure. This sealing solution compliments HotLok Blanking Panels and completes the job of containing your cabinet for the most effective and efficient method of preventing bypass airflow.

Part Numbers: K10143, K10144

General Information:

  • Cost effective solution that fills a number of open U space in a single rack
  • Blocks circulation of exhaust air through open U spaces, eliminating “hot spots” at equipment intakes
  • Compliments and enhances the performance of existing blanking panels in the server rack
  • Improves IT equipment reliability and extends equipment life
  • Prevents loss of valuable conditioned air from cold aisle containment spaces
  • Supports increasing rack density
  • Supports raising cooling unit set points which increase the capacity of existing cooling units
  • Tool-less design that can easily configure 3U, 9U and 12U blanking sheets in combination with standard 1U and 2U HotLoks to fill an entire cabinet or any open portion
  • UL 94 HB Fire Resistant, and RoHS Compliant

Full Rack Modular Blanking Panels Data Sheet

Rack Airflow Management Kit
Air Sealing Tape

Rack Airflow Management Kit

Designed to seal gaps between the rail and side of cabinet, the Rack Airflow Management Kit greatly reduces bypass airflow and re-circulation in your cabinets. The Rack Airflow Management Kit increases usable cooling unit capacity, maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of your cooling infrastructure. This kit is an effective tool for sealing airflow between the rail and side of cabinet while also isolating exhaust air at the rear of the cabinet. The “RAM Kit” compliments blanking panels and completes the job of sealing your cabinet. The mounting extrusion is made from rigid PVC, and the sealing membrane from Flexible PVC with a matte black finish.

Part Numbers: K10132, K10134

General Information:

  • Designed to seal gaps between the rail and side of cabinet, the Rack Airflow Management Kit greatly reduces bypass airflow and re-circulation in your cabinets.
  • The Rack Airflow Management Kit increases usable cooling unit capacity, maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of your cooling infrastructure.
  • Two mounting extrusions and three sealing membrane widths for a “universal” fit in any equipment cabinet.
  • Customizable application – Trim-able materials allow for tailored fit to cabinet configuration and allowance for cable pass-through
  • Engineered “clip-in” design allows for a quick and simple installation – can also be applied with adhesive depending on cabinet configuration
  • Flexible panels contour to the cabinet producing an air seal between the equipment rail and side of cabinet
  • Seals around brackets and allows cable passage as necessary
  • Eliminates re-circulation inside the cabinet and “hot spots” at equipment intakes due to re-circulation
  • Compliments and enhances the performance of blanking panels
  • Supports equipment cabinet best practices of isolating exhaust air at the back of the cabinet
  • Improves IT equipment reliability and extends equipment life
  • Supports increasing rack and cabinet density
  • Increases existing cooling unit capacity.
  • Fire Rating: UL94 HB Fire Resistance, and RoHS Compliant

DIMENSIONS

  • Mounting Extrusion:
    • 90 profile, (15) 7’ lengths (105’ total), Tate P/N K10132
    • 45 profile, (15) 7’ lengths (105’ total), Tate P/N K10134
  • Sealing Membrane (includes one roll (60 yards) of double sided adhesive)
    • 2.5” x 100’ roll, Tate P/N K10139 o 4.0” x 100’ roll, Tate P/N K10140
    • 5.5” x 100’ roll, Tate P/N K10141

Rack Airflow Management Kit Data Sheet

Under Rack Panel

Under Rack Panel

Designed to seal the open space between the raised floor and the bottom of a the server rack, the Under Rack Panel offers revolutionary sealing technology to help maximize the cooling system capacity and efficiency of the data center. Designed to seal large and unique openings found under various sized racks and cabinets, the Under Rack Panel allows easy modifications for new and retrofit applications.

Part Numbers: K10103

Features:

  • Two designs which feature longer, durable sealing panels (27.5″ and 31.5″) which are customizable to seal a variety of gaps under the server rack
  • Rigid PVC support frame, with a double sided adhesive, provides a permanent and non-particulating attachment to the rack. The softer, flexible sealing material easily forms under the rack and can be customized as needed
  • Tool-less application — simply “peel and stick”
  • Under Rack Panel seals more effectively than a comparable brush without sagging
  • AisleLok products are compliant with directive 2002/95/EC of the European Parliament and the Council on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electric Equipment (RoHS).

AisleLok Under Cabinet Panel

Air Sealing Tape

Air Sealing Tape

The Air Sealing Tape can be used to seal openings between racks in both new and existing data center aisle designs to block bypass airflow and maximize cooling system capacities and efficiencies. Air Sealing Tape is an innovative time released, self-expanding tape that provides an excellent seal for unique spaces with varying dimensions. This tape can be an excellent tool in helping to reduce costly bypass airflow.

Part Numbers: K10108-001, K10108-002, K10108-003

General Information:

  • Designed to seal openings between racks in both new and existing data center aisle designs to block bypass airflow and maximize cooling system efficiencies
  • Non-particulating tape is safe for the data center and ensures a durable seal between the racks/enclosures
  • AisleLok products are compliant with directive 2002/95/EC of the European Parliament and the Council on Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electric Equipment (RoHS)
  • Time release expansion allows product installation without disturbing cables
  • More than doubles in thickness after expansion.
  • Conforms to non-uniform spaces when completely expanded
  • Compact size for easy portability
  • Durable Acrycell sealing tape is both temperature resistant from -40 to 212
  • F (-40 to 100 C) and fire resistant to DIN 4102 Class B1

Available Sizes:

  • .5” Sealing Tape – .20” compressed, .50” expanded, .39” width, Tate P/N K10108-001
  • 1” Sealing Tape – .47” compressed, 1.0” expanded, .59” width, Tate P/N K10108-002
  • 2” Sealing Tape – .87” compressed, 2.0” expanded, .98” width, Tate P/N K10108-003

AisleLok Air Sealing Tape

Airflow Optimization Service

Why Optimize?

Today’s data center environment is dynamic and constantly evolving. Technology, infrastructure and computing systems continually have to adapt to keep pace with our modern way of life. With rising energy costs and increasing load requirements, data centers are stretched to their limits. Our complimentary data center airflow analysis offers cost-effective energy efficient solutions, allowing for lower operating costs as well as impressive returns on investment.

Key Benefits

  • Measurable improvements in operational and capital costs
  • Extend capacity and prolong data center life
  • Plan for future technology changes
  • Establishes best practices

Key Questions

  • Does your facility handle over 200kW IT load?
  • Are you experiencing problems with airflow management?
  • Are you engaged in saving energy or lowering PUE?
  • Is your Data Center built with raised floors?
  • Is your facility over 5000 sq ft?

If you answered yes to the questions above, your facility is the ideal candidate for a pre-qualified complimentary optimization audit. Contact us by completing the Request Information about Optimization Services form, and one our airflow management consultants will follow up with you.

 

Airflow Optimization
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