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Metal or Plastic Quick Disconnects? Key Considerations

Long-term, leak-free performance in fluid management systems requires robust connectors. As liquid cooling is increasingly deployed in high performance computing and data center applications, these industries demand quick disconnects (QDs) purpose-built for their needs. Gone are the days of making do with metal ball-and-sleeve connectors designed for heavy industrial use. Download the new guide from CPC that outlines key performance factors of new PPSU QDs compared to traditional all-metal QDs for liquid cooling.

New CPC QD Solution Optimizes HPC Liquid Cooling

In this video from SC18, Kristin Anderson from CPC describes the company’s innovative connector couplings for liquid cooling. “PLQ Series QDs are among the highest-performing engineered polymer connectors for liquid cooling applications available. They vastly reduce concerns around plastic QD durability and performance,” said Elizabeth Langer, Senior Design Engineer, Thermal Management. “HPC and data center specifiers and operators can use these plastic QDs with confidence.”