US 10,716,241 B2
Air flow distribution system for data center server racks
Earl Keisling, Ridgefield, CT (US); John Costakis, Hyde Park, NY (US); and Gerald McDonnell, Poughquag, NY (US)
Assigned to INERTECH IP LLC, Plano, TX (US)
Filed by INERTECH IP LLC, Danbury, CT (US)
Filed on Aug. 29, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/473,395.
Application 14/473,395 is a continuation of application No. PCT/US2013/028475, filed on Feb. 28, 2013.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/605,149, filed on Feb. 29, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2015/0181770 A1, Jun. 25, 2015
Int. Cl. H05K 7/20 (2006.01); F21V 33/00 (2006.01); F21W 131/40 (2006.01)
CPC H05K 7/20745 (2013.01) [F21V 33/0092 (2013.01); F21W 2131/40 (2013.01)] 21 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An air flow distribution system for cooling server racks comprising:
at least one server rack partially defining a hot aisle and a cold aisle;
a first air foil disposed above the at least one server rack;
a second air foil disposed above the first air foil; and
an electrical enclosure receptacle configured to receive at least one cable or a support member for the at least one cable for the at least one server rack,
wherein the first air foil and the second air foil are configured to receive air from the hot aisle, and to form turbulent wake patterns in the cold aisle partially defined by the at least one server rack, and
wherein the first air foil is configured and movably coupled to cover the electrical enclosure receptacle.