This case study is about the use of 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid to protect one of the UK’s most powerful supercomputers, the ARCHER computer at Edinburgh University.
About the case study:
3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid was installed in a SAPPHIRE system from Johnson Controls, to protect the UK Research Data Facility which houses the ARCHER system at Edinburgh University. The ARCHER system is a world-class supercomputer, capable of processing one million billion calculations every second! Sustainability was a key driver for the selection of clean agent, and installation was challenging, with the containers having to be installed between the air conditioning units at the side of the building