Contaminants come from both outside and inside data centers. Contaminants that can get in from the outside world include pollen, air pollution, sea salt and construction dust. Humans bring in lint from clothing, skin particles, hair and fibers. Contaminants that come from within include particles from data center infrastructure itself and from regular operations, such as particles from CRAH units, packing materials, and floor tiles. Other contaminants include corrosive gases that are created from processes both inside and outside the data center. Corrosive gases and dust particles can damage IT equipment over.
Corrosion Coupons are your first step into corrosion prevention and elimination within your data center and cleanroom facilities . These system/coupon work as survey tools to establish baseline data necessary to determine whether environmental controls are needed. The Corrosion Testing coupon includes a report detailing the severity of corrosion in the room.