[Beowulf] Re: Ahoy shipmates

Scott Atchley atchley at myri.com
Tue Oct 13 12:58:52 EDT 2009


On Oct 13, 2009, at 12:06 PM, David Mathog wrote:

> A sprinkler leak in a computer room is bad, but just imagine the  
> damage
> that seawater would do.  Even a fine mist would be dreadful, as it  
> would
> be sucked through the cases and the droplets would either short things
> out immediately, or lead inevitably to corroded metal throughout the
> machine.

It is worse than that. You are in a 100% humidity environment. The  
seawater is cooler than the air temp, so you get condensation  
everywhere below deck or anywhere the chilled water pipes run.

Scott
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