Vortex tube

(redirected from Vortex cooler)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
1.(Physics) An imaginary tube within a rotating fluid, formed by drawing the vortex lines through all points of a closed curve.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for Vortex Cooler And Tubes / As Per Tender
For hot environments, there is a 1500 BTU thermostatically-controlled Vortex cooler option.
The vortex cooler, shown in Figure 1, (1) is a tube, also known as the Ranque-Hilsch vortex tube that separates gas (usually compressed air) into hot and cold streams.
Shortly thereafter, the technology was expanded to a Personal Vortex Cooler that was sold to cool people in very hot environments and/or confined spaces.