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

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

Ridiculous heat.
 
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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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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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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.

Exactly. No one is willing to step up and certify homemade goo...
 
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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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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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Ironically, I bet that the SSD controller easily overheats due to all the insulation.
 
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