Thursday, July 25th 2019

Innodisk Unveils Fire Shield SSD Capable of Withstanding 800°C Direct Flames

After many trials and a lengthy design process, the Fire Shield SSD has passed its baptism of fire. After having been bathed in direct flames at 800°C for more than 30 minutes, comparisons show 100% data accuracy before and after tests. The U.S. patent has already been granted USPTO.

The Fire Shield SSD design borrows from the concept of black boxes. It is placed inside vehicles and public transportation for the purpose of facilitating accident investigation. Modern vehicles are designed with safety in mind. But no matter the safety measures, fire is always a risk. In the US alone, there are more than 400 fire-related vehicle accidents every year, and what is often forgotten is the importance of data after such an accident, as it might be the only clue to the underlying causes. This is why Innodisk has created the Fire Shield SSD.
The Fire Shield SSD consists of a triple layer of protection between the environment and the core components. The layers include flame-resistant copper alloy, drive-protecting connector design, and heat-isolating lining material. By combining more than 20 different heat-resistant materials with low heat-conducting properties, the SSD effectively shields the NAND flash from extreme heat.

Innodisk's Fire Shield SSD is available as a SATA 3.5" SSD form factor.
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15 Comments on Innodisk Unveils Fire Shield SSD Capable of Withstanding 800°C Direct Flames

#1
natr0n
1472 F

A coal oven for like a pizza is 800 to 1000 F for reference.

Ridiculous heat.
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#2
BorgOvermind
The 20 different heat-resistant materials with low heat-conducting properties can be replaced with a single kitchen-made goo that you need about $1 to produce. And yes, it resists continuous 1kC+ direct fire without any thermal transfer whatsoever.
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#3
brian111
BorgOvermind, post: 4086831, member: 89504"
The 20 different heat-resistant materials with low heat-conducting properties can be replaced with a single kitchen-made goo that you need about $1 to produce. And yes, it resists continuous 1kC+ direct fire without any thermal transfer whatsoever.
That may be true but I doubt a vehicle manufacturer is going to make a tube of goo to ghetto rig their drives to make them thermal resistant.
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#4
R-T-B
BorgOvermind, post: 4086831, member: 89504"
The 20 different heat-resistant materials with low heat-conducting properties can be replaced with a single kitchen-made goo that you need about $1 to produce. And yes, it resists continuous 1kC+ direct fire without any thermal transfer whatsoever.
brian111, post: 4086848, member: 101827"
That may be true but I doubt a vehicle manufacturer is going to make a tube of goo to ghetto rig their drives to make them thermal resistant.
Exactly. No one is willing to step up and certify homemade goo...
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#6
R-T-B
Paganstomp, post: 4086944, member: 165972"


Rdy4tehBBQ!
Great, now I'm hungry...
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#7
Xx Tek Tip xX
Great, I've always wanted an SSD to put inside a direct flame for over 30 minutes, just the product I was looking for.
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#8
Ferrum Master
AI car driver ready.

At least we will know what went wrong.
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#9
Tartaros
When it breaks you can use it as a hot stone for grilling steaks. All advantages.
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#10
R-T-B
Xx Tek Tip xX, post: 4086979, member: 178884"
Great, I've always wanted an SSD to put inside a direct flame for over 30 minutes, just the product I was looking for.
It is if you want to hold people responsible for how you died in that horrible fiery crash of doom.

Ferrum Master, post: 4086983, member: 90058"
AI car driver ready.

At least we will know what went wrong.
Yep.
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#11
TheMadDutchDude
Tesla needs to get involved with these... they have a tendency to go boom, apparently. :D
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#12
Vayra86
Xx Tek Tip xX, post: 4086979, member: 178884"
Great, I've always wanted an SSD to put inside a direct flame for over 30 minutes, just the product I was looking for.
Well... with CPUs getting hotter every release... this might make a damn fine heatsink
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#13
Ferrum Master
R-T-B, post: 4087005, member: 41983"
Yep.
I wonder how you managed to quote me as I didn't get any notification.
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#14
R-T-B
Ferrum Master, post: 4087071, member: 90058"
I wonder how you managed to quote me as I didn't get any notification.
Magic. Frog magic.
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#15
The Von Matrices
Ironically, I bet that the SSD controller easily overheats due to all the insulation.
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