Cray-1 Logic Column cutaway

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Date Introduced
1975
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 12 in x 23 1/2 in x 17 in
Manufacturer
Cray Research, Inc.
Credit Line
Gift of Cray Research, Inc.
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Cray-1; Freon; circuit boards; cooling; Cray Research, Inc. (CRI)
Object ID
X438.84

This model shows how circuit boards were kept cool in the Cray-1. Copper plates between the boards conducted the heat into aluminum side channels, where Freon™ flowing through embedded stainless steel tubes carried it away.