cold plate


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cold plate

[′kōld ‚plāt]
(mechanical engineering)
An aluminum or other plate containing internal tubing through which a liquid coolant is forced, to absorb heat transferred to the plate by transistors and other components mounted on it. Also known as liquid-cooled dissipator.
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This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Cold Plate market with a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure.
In the simplest server modification, the server's top cover is treated on both sides with a special thermal interface material (TIM) composite to improve heat transfer to the conductive ribbons in the server and to the cold plate above the server.
To tackle this problem, we have proposed a two-stage expansion design that is capable of minimizing or even entirely eliminating the formation of condensate along the cold plate without the help of insulation.
UltraTemp is said to deliver the low operating costs, high reliability and long life expectations associated with cold plates while offering unlimited route capability, automatic defrost and lower weight advantages of a mechanical refrigeration system.
Kidron's cold plate technology provides excellent energy storage
RMS achieved the size reduction through enhanced thermal performance, based on a liquid-cooling system featuring a cold plate from Amulaire Thermal Technology.
Boil for about five minutes until a drop sets on a cold plate.
The top surface of the package is mounted to a cold plate and all the other areas are adiabatic, forcing the heat to travel to the top only.
Units are available with Carrier/ThermoKing mechanical blower systems for fresh product, or cold plate refrigeration systems for both low and medium temperature products.
Example, Yarmouth, two slices of pressed ham, one egg, and 18 chips, served on a cold plate, swimming in grease, pounds 2.