[Beowulf] Innovative liquid cooling

Prentice Bisbal prentice.bisbal at rutgers.edu
Tue Mar 5 20:19:22 PST 2013


Jim,

That's great and everything, but what are their thermal conductivities? :-)

Prentice

On 03/04/2013 06:17 PM, Lux, Jim (337C) wrote:
> http://hometown-pasadena.com/history/a-very-punny-mystery-resolved/8428
>
> Reddi-Whip is VERY different from Cool-Whip.. the former is basically whipping cream (with sugar and carageneen) in a can pressurized with nitrous oxide (which has good properties for whipping cream).  Consumption of the propellant alone is a popular activity, leading to ever more complex seals on the cans in the store to prevent people from consuming the propellant and putting the can back on the shelf.
>
> Cool-Whip is sold in a tub and is a foamed hydrogenated coconut and palm oil with corn syrup and some foam stabilizers like casein, xanthan gum and guar gum.
>   It can be frozen and thawed (unlike real cream).  Apparently, they started adding a small amount of skim milk to it in 2010.  (From a Kosher standpoint, CoolWhip was always considered dairy because of the sodium caseinate, which is made from milk)
>
>
> Jim Lux
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org [mailto:beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org] On Behalf Of Prentice Bisbal
> Sent: Monday, March 04, 2013 8:47 AM
> To: Hearns, John
> Cc: beowulf at beowulf.org
> Subject: Re: [Beowulf] Innovative liquid cooling
>
> On 03/04/2013 09:26 AM, Hearns, John wrote:
>> Jorg,
>>
>> Thanks for the the additional details. You addressed all of my concerns.
>> I wish the original article had these details. Unfortunately, I think
>> the original article simplified things a bit to much, and was a bit
>> optimistic about running one of these in a dessert.
>>
>> Oh come on. We've had some ridiculous suggestions on here of using whisky, gin and hydrogen for cooling.
>> But liquid cream cooling - that's just milking it.
>>
> As soon as I read my own post, I realized I wrote "dessert" instead of "desert". Thanks for catching it. Bonus points for the horrible pun.
> What next? a discussion of what has a worse thermal conductivity:
> Redi-Whip or Cool-Whip?
>
> I vote for Redi-Whip. Regardless of thermal properties, it's way better than Cool-Whip.
>
> I really hope this products are sold internationally under the same names for the non-US list members...
>
> Prentice
>
>
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