Tagged: water cooling

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What is Antifreeze?

Antifreeze is a chemical additive that is used to lower the freezing point of water. Ethylene glycol has been the dominant antifreeze for half a century, but recent studies are indicating the possible return of a long-forgotten solution to this age-old problem.

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What is a Radiator Cooling Fan?

Radiator cooling fans can be either mechanical or electric, and they help push or pull air through the radiator. However, these fans aren’t responsible for the bulk of the cooling that a radiator performs.

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What is a Radiator?

Radiators are the components in water cooling systems that actually remove heat from the coolant via the mechanism of convection.

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What is a Thermostat?

The purpose of a thermostat is to regulate engine temperature by controlling the flow of coolant. These remarkably simple components have remained relatively unchanged for almost half a century.