Solvay’s Galden® PFPE fluid selected to cool TMGcore’s OTTO data center platform
(Dallas, Texas) – TMGcore, a provider of data center solutions and manufacturer of data center hardware, announced today it will begin working with Solvay, an advanced materials and specialty chemicals company, to explore liquid immersion solutions for use in cooling data center platforms and servers. In addition, TMGcore’s latest data center platform that features two-phase liquid immersion cooling, OTTO, can now use Solvay’s Galden® PFPE fluid.
“Because of spatial and technological constraints, the data center industry has been limited in its growth potential. The two-phased liquid immersion cooling technology present in OTTO will move data centers closer to urban centers and significantly reduce environmental impact,” said John-David Enright, CEO of TMGcore. “Our collaboration with Solvay further enhances TMGcore’s ability to supply the market with its evolutionary technology. Their expertise in specialty fluid polymers brings new possibilities for the industry, while still reducing the impact.
TMGcore’s two-phased, liquid immersion cooling technology helps solve the challenges of rising operating costs and environmental impact currently facing the data center industry. A tenth of the size of a traditional data center, OTTO has ten times more processing power and can offer zero water usage
The two-phased liquid immersion cooling technology in OTTO uses Solvay’s Galden® PFPE, a line of high-performance heat transfer fluids, to act as the cooling agent. Galden® PFPE’s thermal stability over a wide range of operating temperatures, excellent dielectric properties, and chemical inertness allows OTTO to use zero water and reduce operational costs by nearly 80 percent.
“We’re pleased that Galden® PFPE is an integral part of TMGcore’s innovative immersion cooling technology,” said Fabio Riganti, Fluids Business Line Manager for Solvay. “We also look forward to exploring and bringing new solutions to market that will help make two-phase liquid immersion cooling successful in high-performance computing.”
TMGcore is a U.S.-based provider of data center solutions and manufacturer of data center hardware committed to building innovative solutions that solve and mitigate the industry’s most pressing challenges. With its flagship solution, OTTO, TMGcore has balanced the demands of data processing while reducing operating costs and environmental impact. The data center platform is a tenth of the size of a traditional data center platform, offers zero water waste and reduces operational costs by an average of 70 percent while reducing the amount of energy used for cooling by 80 percent and redirecting this power toward a productive IT Load. For more information, visit www.tmgcore.com.
Solvay is an advanced materials and specialty chemicals company, committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. Solvay innovates and partners with customers worldwide in many diverse end-markets. Its products are used in planes, cars, batteries, smart and medical devices, as well as in mineral and oil and gas extraction, enhancing efficiency and sustainability. Its lightweight materials promote cleaner mobility, its formulations optimize the use of resources, and its performance chemicals improve air and water quality
Solvay is headquartered in Brussels with around 27,000 employees in 62 countries. Net sales were €10.3 billion in 2018, with 90% from activities where Solvay ranks among the world’s top 3 leaders, resulting in an EBITDA margin of 22%. Solvay SA (SOLB.BE) is listed on Euronext Brussels and Paris Bloomberg: SOLB.BB – Reuters: SOLB.BR), and in the United States its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a level-1 ADR program. (Financial figures take into account the planned divestment of Polyamides)