Motivair Cool News

February 17th, 2022

Motivair's Cooling Technology Helps AWE Accelerate Research

AWE’s latest supercomputer, Vulcan, came online at the end of 2021. It features Motivair’s ChilledDoors® and will help expand the organization’s research and simulation capabilities.

Vulcan is a Shasta River system from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). According to AWE, it “features 5000 processors based upon 32-core, 2.9 GHz, second-generation AMD EPYC ‘Rome’ sockets, with a theoretical peak performance of 7.42 PetaFLOPs. It will connect with Cray’s new high-speed interconnect ‘Slingshot’, with storage provided via a Lustre-based Cray ClusterStor.”

This latest supercomputer deployment is one of several Motivair has participated in, as its technology is integral to four supercomputers on three different continents.

Motivair’s ChilledDoor® is an active rear-door heat exchanger that cools rack densities up to 75 kW per rack. It is a leader in high efficiency and high-density server rack cooling systems, and along with Motivair’s Coolant Distribution Units, is featured in several Top 500 supercomputers.

Motivair’s broad range of Thermal Management, Direct Liquid Cooling, and Data Center & IT Cooling technology provides mission critical businesses and innovation leaders reliable cooling technology helping shape our world.

About Motivair Corporation
Motivair enables industry leaders to push the boundaries of what’s possible by leveraging over 30 years of insights and innovations creating dependable mission critical cooling systems. Based in Buffalo, NY, Motivair creates, develops, and manufactures a portfolio of specialty chillers and high-density computer cooling systems that cool vital industries and propel the world’s most complex and advanced technologies. Its technology is featured in numerous Top500 supercomputers. For more information, visit

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