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Innodisk claims its new Fire Shield SSD can withstand temperatures of 1500 degrees Fahrenheit

The new Innodisk Fire Shield SSD is supposedly based on aviation-grade data recorders. (Source: Aviation Jobs)
The new Innodisk Fire Shield SSD is supposedly based on aviation-grade data recorders. (Source: Aviation Jobs)
Innodisk's Fire Shield SSD(TM) has reportedly been developed to withstand extreme temperatures. It is apparently based on black-box technology in order to maintain 100% accuracy and integrity for the data on its NAND storage. So far, this new type of drive is available in a 3.5-inch SATA SSD form-factor.

Innodisk is a company involved in the manufacture of highly robust, reliable data storage for applications such as servers and others in need of serious hard-drives. It claims that its latest SSD is designed to survive heat equivalent to 800 degrees Celsius (or 1500 degrees Fahrenheit). This new technology involves a drive housing based on the flight recorders found in aircraft.

This Fire Shield SSD(TM) has apparently exhibited the abilty to keep data stored on it 100% accurate after exposure to its apparent maximum operating temperature for 30 minutes.Innodisk claims that this is due to its triple-layer enclosure, made of over 20 separate heat-resistant compounds. The innermost of these is described as a "heat-isolating lining material", which is surrounded by a drive-securing series of connectors and a "flame-resistant" copper alloy.

So far, this Fire Shield SSD is found in a 3.5-inch SATA SSD form, which is best suited to large-scale data management or other professional-grade applications. However, Innodisk is also directing this technology at the automotive industry and the data-storage solutions currently involved in it. Then again, this new Fire Shield protective standard may also make it to more conventional, 2.5-inch Innodisk drives one day.

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Deirdre O Donnell, 2019-06-15 (Update: 2019-06-15)