Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions has expanded the Liebert PCW chilled water range for use in data centres.
Designed for medium to large-scale data centres and to support high-density computing, the Liebert PCW now offers up to 250kW of cooling capacity and is available throughout Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, the company said. With this launch, Vertiv has continued to expand its data centre thermal management product portfolio.
“As the world continues its digital transformation, the overall market for larger data centres is growing. Additionally, data centres have to be agile and deployed quickly. The release of the expanded Liebert PCW range will give our customers the added flexibility to support high-density computing applications, while meeting their efficiency goals through energy savings. This will certainly address the needs of medium to large scale data centres in the region.” Rebecca Ng, Head of Thermal Management at Vertiv in Asia.
Developed by Vertiv’s own research and development team using the latest technologies and performance tested in a GMPI Certified Laboratory, the Liebert PCW’s coil design and airflow optimisation enables it to support high capacities in a compact footprint, to deliver best-in-class cooling performance. Moreover, with the expanded capacity of up to 250kW, the Liebert PCW is able to deliver more cooling power with less footprint due to its space-saving and compact design, while also supporting high return air temperatures and chilled water temperatures for improved efficiency. The family offers other models in capacities from 69.7 to 208.9 KW.
Large airflow capability
The new PH250 model in the Liebert PCW series has three air flow configurations: down flow and new front and rear supply for non-raised floor applications. The new front and rear flow configurations allow for large airflow capability with no raised floor, bringing customer savings in construction time and operating costs versus adapting to a raised floor installation.
Each Liebert PCW unit comes equipped with the new EBM RadiCal centrifugal fan with EC motor, which delivers optimum cooling with minimum power consumption. Additionally, the integrated Liebert iCOM controller has a new touch screen with complete view of status in single screen, allowing operators to make quick and precise decisions on unit performance.
The thermal management market is projected to grow from USD 8.8 billion in 2020 to USD 12.8 billion by 2025, according to Markets & Markets. The key factors fueling the growth of this market include rising demand for effective thermal management solutions & systems in consumer electronics, increasing use of electronic devices in different end-use industries, and ongoing radical miniaturisation of electronic devices.
The thermal management market is dominated by key global established players such as Honeywell International, Aavid Thermalloy, Vertiv, European Thermodynamics, Master Bond, Advanced Cooling Technologies, Henkel, Laird, Delta Electronics, and Parker.
Among the other thermal management solutions launched this year are the Liebert VIC liquid immersion cooling solution, the Liebert XD family for high heat densities, and the Liebert DM room cooling for small and medium data centres.