Data Centre
Airflow Management

Improve efficiency & capacity by managing data centre airflow

Tate's airflow management accessories are designed to improve the energy efficiency and air sealing performance of your data centre by preventing leakage from the raised floor, racks, or aisles. 

Key Performance Characteristics

  • Improves IT equipment reliability and extends equipment life
  • Supports increasing rack and density
  • Increases existing cooling unit capacity
  • Use in existing cabinets for optimisation and standardisation


Aisle Level Mangement

Aisle level airflow management products are engineered to seal a variety of openings in the aisle, blocking bypass airflow and maximising cooling performance. Controlling errant airflow in the aisle increases efficiency, capacity and reliability. Accessories that enable management of airflow at the aisle level, include:

  • High Volume Return Grille
  • Under Rack Panel
  • Air Sealing Tape


Rack Level Management

Tate’s rack level airflow management products reduce high intake air temperatures by preventing hot exhaust air from circulating to the front of the IT cabinets. Accessories that enable control of airflow at the rack level, include:

  • Snap-In Modular Blanking Panels
  • Pass-Through Blanking Panels
  • Full Rack Modular Blanking Panels
  • Round 102mm Rack Mount Grommet
  • Rack Airflow Management Kit


Air Sealing Grommets

Tate's air sealing grommets are designed to improve the energy efficiency and air sealing performance of your data centre by preventing leakage from the raised floor plenum when penetrations are required for power and data cables above the floor. Tate offers a variety of air sealing grommets, including:

  • Integral
  • Split Integral
  • Mini
  • Surface Mount
  • Extended
  • Round

Tate Standard Integral


The Standard Integral Grommets are made of U.L. listed ABS with an overlapping brush and EPDM gasket material sealing system. This grommet is designed to be installed during construction to seal cable openings in new raised-floor systems prior to the installation of communication or power cabling. The Standard Integral comes with the safety cover to prevent items from falling through the grommet during equipment move-in.

  Metric (mm)
Usable Cable Area 190 x 120
Cutout to install Grommet in interior of the tile 229 x 165
Cutout to install long side of the Grommet to the tile edge 229 x 187
Cutout to install short side of the Grommet to the tile edge 251 x 165

Tate Surface Mount


Provides a quick and easy way to seal existing cable cutouts without the need to disconnect cables. Installs using adhesive tape on the underside of the grommet and screws.

  Metric (mm)
Maximum coutout size sealed 203 x 203
Usable Cable Area 165 x 165

Tate Round


The Split feature of the Round 4" allows product installation or removal without disturbing cables. Designed to seal openings in new and existing raised floor cutouts to block bypass airflow and maximise cooling system efficiency.

  Metric (mm)
Maximum coutout size sealed 107 dia
Usable Cable Area 80.64 sq mm

Product Information

Aisle Level Management
Rack Level Management
Air Sealing Grommets
Download our Brochures

AISLELOK Air Sealing Tape

AISLELOK Air Sealing Tape Spec

High Volume Return Grille

High Volume Return Grille Spec

AISLELOK Under Rack Panel

AISLELOK Under Rack Panel Spec

HOTLOK Full Rack Blanking Panel

HOTLOK Pass-through Blanking Panel

Rack Airflow Management Kit

HOTLOK 4" Rack Grommet

HOTLOK Snap-in Blanking Panel

5" Round Grommet

5" Round Grommet Spec

Standard Integral Grommet

Standard Integral Grommet Spec

Surface Mount

Tate Surface Mount Spec

Containment Airflow Management Solutions Brochure

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