SeaHawk Leak Detection

Continuous monitoring prevents water damage with often catastrophic results in data centre environments

Water leaks pose a huge potential danger in data centres and are one of the main causes of long-term failures of devices and systems. They can also cause technical and structure damage that can be very expensive to fix. Before the threat of even the smallest leak becomes acute and leads to serious risks, the leak first has to be pinpointed and remedied. A SeaHawk leak monitoring solution is one of the most effective ways of handling this problem.

Monitor large areas or specific spots in server rooms susceptible to leaks

The monitoring solution can be installed using spot detectors, sensing cables or a combination of both sensor types in all areas in data centres susceptible to leaks. If the detector probes and sensing cables come into contact with water, acids, bases or other hazardous liquids, the zone or distance-read controller, depending on the which version is installed, triggers an acoustic or optical alarm and generates warnings that are sent to the data centre personnel by SNMP or e-mail. Depending on the model, the controllers have 4 20mA electricity or dry contact interfaces and can communicate via Ethernet, N2, Modbus or BACnet. The latter makes it possible to integrate the SeaHawk leak monitoring solution into existing data centre management, DCIM or BMS systems.

Cost-efficient expansion in line with needs thanks to modular structure and high scalability

The modularly structured monitoring system can be configured to adapt to any requirement and data centre environment and scaled exactly to meet individual needs. The solution is thus ideal for deployment anywhere, be it in a small server room, data centre containers, in medium-sized rack environments or enterprise data centres.

The highlights of SeaHawk leak detection solution:

  • Reliable detection of water leaks and other liquids
  • Model-dependent optical or acoustic alarms
  • Warnings by SNMP or e-mail notification depending on the model
  • Spot detectors for leak monitoring of a confined zone
  • Sensing cables form monitoring network to monitor areas susceptible to leaks.
  • Zone controllers generate notifications and alarms if the sensor units come into contact with liquid.
  • Remote controllers pinpoint the exact location of the leaks, generate notifications and alarms.
  • SC sensing cables detect the presence of conductive fluids.
  • SC-C sensing cables detect the presence of acids, bases and other hazardous liquids.
  • Several zone or remote controller models have 4-20 mA electricity or dry contact interfaces.
  • Controllers can be integrated (model-dependent) into DCIM or BMS solutions
  • Communication via SNMP, Modbus, BACnet or N2

The modules of the SeaHawk leak monitoring solutions:

  • SD-xx spot detectors for monitoring leaks in confined zones
  • SC sensing cables for conductive fluids
  • SC-C sensing cables for acids, bases and other hazardous liquids
  • NSC-xx cables: Cables without sensors for SC to bridge areas where monitoring is not required.
  • NSC-xx-M cable: cable without sensors for SC-C to bridge areas where monitoring is not required.
  • LD300/1000 zone controller: 1-zone controller with SC, SC-C, or SDxx
  • LDZB6/LDRA6 zone controller: 6-zone controller with SC, SC-C, and/or SDxx
  • 10K/LDxxxx remote controller: various versions with/without display, Ethernet, RS232, RS485, Modbus, N2, BACnet, SNMP
  • Other accessories: cable splitter (1 input and up to 3 outputs), mounting strips for cables, housing for integratable controller