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coolant

1. a fluid used to cool a system or to transfer heat from one part of it to another
2. a liquid, such as an emulsion of oil, water, and soft soap, used to lubricate and cool the workpiece and cutting tool during machining

coolant

[′kül·ənt]
(materials)
A cutting fluid for machine operations, which keeps the tool cool to prevent reduction in hardness and resistance to abrasion, and prevents distortion of the work.
A substance, ordinarily fluid, used for cooling any part of a reactor in which heat is generated.
In general, any cooling agent, usually a fluid.

cooling medium, coolant

A fluid which conducts heat from one or more heat sources and transports it to a heat exchanger, where the heat is removed and disposed of.
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Baffles are used in the core of a part mold to help direct and channel cooling liquid - typically water or oil - that cools a part and allows it to be removed from the mold.
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It is important to understand that splitting the cooling sources allows for the optimization of the temperature of the cooling liquid for each type of application.
Besides the technological and constructive parameters of the grinding operation, the influence of the cooling liquid has been least researched under quantitative aspects, an applicative study being imposed.
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However, traditional drives cannot be submerged as they are open to the atmosphere and would allow the cooling liquid inside, damaging or destroying the HDD.
The cooling liquid, typically a dielectric solution, is directed through a tube to the heat exchanger, and the heated liquid is removed through a separate tube.
Microtechnology as known from computer chip manufacturing is crucial to enable such an efficient thermal transfer from the photovoltaic chip over to the cooling liquid," said Andre Bernard, head of the MNT Institute at NTB Buchs.
Typical examples of these developments include the high-speed, low-noise ball screws for reducing noise and vibration in high-speed operating conditions and the shaft and/or nut cooling ball screws that internally circulate cooling liquid.