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From: Volker Armin Hemmann <volkerar...@googlemail.com>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: OT: new system hardware
Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2012 22:40:01 +0100
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Am Sonntag, 11. November 2012, 15:06:12 schrieb Dale:
> Volker Armin Hemmann wrote:
> > Am Sonntag, 11. November 2012, 12:15:14 schrieb Dale:
> >> Volker Armin Hemmann wrote:
> >>> and since baby oil is so great for the job we use it as lubcritant and
> >>> for cooling in engines....
> >> I was trying to overcome the problem that water causes things to short
> >> out when it leaks on a mobo, something mineral oil doesn't do according
> >> to what I have read. I never said it was the world's greatest heat
> >> conductor.
> > ever heard of 'transformer oil'?
> > for some reason or another they move away from mineral oil...
> I have heard of it. It appears that it is mineral oil also.
> "Transformer oil or insulating oil is usually a highly-refined mineral
> oilthat is stable at high temperatures and has excellent electrical
> insulating properties."
> I'm not saying that every single transformer out there has mineral oil
> in it but according to that, it is still in common use. Also, according
> to that it also does the job of removing the heat from the transformer
> too. If you want, watch this video. You can see how they are made from
> start to finish, including the mineral oil fill up.
and the oil is very toxic and as I wrote earlier mineral oil is replaced with
other coolants. For some very good reasons.