US Patent No. 10,172,253

SYSTEM FOR MAINTAINING THE ENVIRONMENT OF A SELF-COOLED DATA STORAGE LIBRARY


Patent No. 10,172,253
Issue Date January 01, 2019
Title System For Maintaining The Environment Of A Self-cooled Data Storage Library
Inventorship Jose G. Miranda Gavillan, Tucson, AZ (US)
Brian G. Goodman, Tucson, AZ (US)
Kenny Nian Gan Qiu, Tucson, AZ (US)
Assignee International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,172,253

1. A barrier system configured to at least partially surround at least one access opening that permits access to an interior of a data storage library, the at least one access opening having at least one door, the barrier system comprising:at least one flexible surface configured to be coupled to the at least one door at least partially along a first surface location and to the data storage library along a second surface location,
wherein the at least one flexible surface of the barrier system is configured to be deployable to surround the at least one access opening when the at least one door is in an open position, and is configurable to be collapsible when the at least one door is in a closed position.