Water Jacket


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water jacket

[′wȯd·ər ‚jak·ət]
(engineering)
A casing for circulation of cooling water.

Water Jacket

 

a cavity that surrounds the parts of machinery and equipment (internal-combustion engines, metallurgical furnaces, and so on) that are exposed to intense heat and that is designed to contain a circulating liquid coolant. To avoid clogging of the water jacket by hard-to-remove deposits, the water used for cooling is sometimes subjected to preliminary purification and softening.

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Patented spirally grooved water jacket in grinding chamber for high cooling efficiency.
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