falling-film cooler

falling-film cooler

[′fȯl·iŋ ‚film ‚kül·ər]
(engineering)
Liquid cooling system in which the cooling liquid flows down vertical tube exterior surfaces in a thin film, and hot process fluid flows upward through the tubes.
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