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Re: rack power question

  • From: Brian Raaen
  • Date: Tue Mar 25 11:28:54 2008

Russia (or the USSR at that time) used to use liquid graphite to cool their 
nuclear reactors, even thought it was flammable.... of course that was what 
they were using in Chernobyl. 

Brian Raaen
Network Engineer
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On Tuesday 25 March 2008, you wrote:
> Dorn Hetzel wrote:
> > Of course, my chemistry is a little rusty, so I'm not sure about the 
> > prospects for a non-toxic, non-flammable, non-conductive substance with 
> > workable fluid flow and heat transfer properties :)
> Mineral oil?  I'm not sure about the non-flammable part though.  Not all 
> oils burn but I'm not sure if mineral oil is one of them.  It is used 
> for immersion cooling though.
> Justin