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Re: telehouse - 25 broadway

  • From: polarcat
  • Date: Sat Sep 15 13:55:54 2001

InterNAP, and possibly others have lost power again.  Word is that the
ConED generator ran out of fuel, the replacement water pump on the
generator was installed, but the generator failed again, and a fuel truck
6 blocks away isn't being allowed through by the authorities.

Joe

On Sat, 15 Sep 2001, Alex Rubenstein wrote:

> 
> 
> Not to mention, cooling the radiator won't help at all, considering it's
> the water pump that failed.
> 
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> On Thu, 13 Sep 2001, Chris Luke wrote:
> 
> >
> > Sean Donelan wrote (on Sep 13):
> > > Speaking with a mechanical engineer, he suggested you may be
> > > able to restore some generator operation by continiously running
> > > a water/hose over the outside of the radiator.  Not so much to
> > > clean it, but to act as once-through heat transfer to cool the
> > > engine.
> > >
> > > I hope you can get it going again.
> >
> > The radiator yes. Just try not to get the engine block too wet.
> > Rapid cooling of a hot engine can cause the metalwork to fatigue
> > quickly, at worst, or warp it at best. :( I know someone who managed to
> > crack a piston shaft this way once on a regular engine.
> >
> > Chris.
> > --
> > == chris.luke@group.easynet.net                         T: +44 20 7900 4444
> > == Group Network Manager for Easynet Group PLC          F: +44 845 333 0122
> >
> 
> -- Alex Rubenstein, AR97, K2AHR, alex@nac.net, latency, Al Reuben --
> --    Net Access Corporation, 800-NET-ME-36, http://www.nac.net   --
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