quenching oil

quenching oil

[′kwench·iŋ ‚ȯil]
(metallurgy)
Animal, vegetable, or mineral oil, such as fish oil, cottonseed oil, or lard, used in quenching baths for carbon and alloy steels; removes heat from the steel more slowly and uniformly than water.
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The quantification of the combined heat transfer coefficient (CHTC) by the cooling process in quenching oil and verification of its validity are presented.