Using Blanking Panels and improving rack airflow plays an important role in data centre airflow management.
By preventing hot server exhaust air from circulating back to the front of the rack and mixing with the cold air cooling the servers can efficiently improve their cooling and help enable energy cost savings to be made. One important part of improving rack airflow management is the use of blanking panels. EDP Europe offer the leading blanking panel solutions in EziBlank® 6U blanking panel sheets, HotLok® 1U and 2U blanking panels, and PlenaFill® 27U blanking panel sheets. EDP also offers other air barrier products that prevent hot air recirculating between the rails and side of racks and underneath the rack.
By following the 4R’s of airflow management, managing airflow at raised floor, rack, row and room levels, will enable optimisation of cooling systems.
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