[Amps] more - oil bath GS-35b
km1h at jeremy.qozzy.com
Tue Mar 31 21:36:06 EDT 2015
No different than with a transmission cooler, especially a fan cooled
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From: "Steve Wright" <stevewrightnz at gmail.com>
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Sent: Monday, March 30, 2015 12:20 AM
Subject: Re: [Amps] more - oil bath GS-35b
> On 30/03/15 17:01, Gary Schafer wrote:
>> You do not need to slow the flow down in order to pick up heat. The
>> the flow the more heat will be transferred.
> Correct! The faster the oil flow in the tube cooler, the better the
> But not so for the radiator. The oil must slow down and be in the
> radiator for a finite time for the heat to be transferred from the oil to
> the air.
>> On another note, you will need as much air movement to cool the radiator
>> you would need to cool the tube directly. With oil cooling you are only
>> moving the heat from the tube to the radiator. You still have the same
>> amount of heat to transfer to the air.
>> Although with the radiator the surface area to cool will be much larger
>> it is with air cooling the tube so the air velocity can be lower.
> Exactly! Very much lower, and very very much quieter. I want to sit next
> to my quiet amp - not my vacuum cleaner.
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