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DRAFT/VITA Liquid Flow Through VPX Plug-In Module Standard
Abstract: This standard establishes the mechanical design interface control, outline and mounting requirements for a liquid-flow-through cooled Plug-In Module to ensure the mechanical intermateability of 6U VPX liquid-flow-through cooled Plug-In Module within associated sub-racks. The connector layout remains common with VITA 46. This Plug-In Module uses liquid flowing through an integral heatsink of the module for cooling the electronic components and circuit boards. The quick disconnect coupling assemblies allow fluidic coupling to the chassis coolant manifold. This revision expands the supplier list for COTS components, corrects errors in depicted dimensions, adds additional requirements for conformance to improve interoperability and maintainability, and improves elements to expand the supplier base.
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