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A device for cooling a fluid between successive heating stages.

in′ter·cool′ v.
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(General Engineering) a heat exchanger used in a supercharger or turbocharger
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échangeur thermique intermédiaire
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Additional design features include integrated lube oil consoles, a cooling water console, purge panels, pulsation vessels, intercoolers, aftercooler, relief valves, and process control valves.
Phase I included the construction of a 4th gas dehydration unit and dry gas compression aftercooler on Das Island, gas pipelines, with a 117-kilometer offshore segment and 114-kilometer onshore segment, condensate pipelines and modifications to the Habshan gas processing complex.
The system, according to the company, employs multiple electric fans that independently monitor hydraulic oil, radiator, and air-to-air aftercooler temperatures to deliver the exact airflow required.
An air-to-air aftercooler system optimises the air induction with benefits in terms of efficiency and reduced fuel consumption.
This equipment has a thermostatic control system, which permits having a fixed drop in the aftercooler from 40 [degrees]C to the air-fuel mixture current.
The compressors' compact and lightweight package mean that despite incorporating a full-size fuel tank, aftercooler and generator, all models fall below 750 kg.
On page 20, while apparently discussing the NA-73 (Mustang MK I, XP-51), which had an Allison V-1710 engine, Graff describes the under-fuselage duct as containing "the airplane's watercooling radiator, oil cooler, and aftercooler." Allison engine Mustangs did not have after-coolers.
The air compressor has a unique belt-guard-mounted aftercooler, automatic tank drain and centrifugal head unloading feature that extends the life of the pump.
Specify and properly connect water to an "aftercooler" if you will be using a drying temperature above 180 F (82 C).
An optional aftercooler and IQ filtration system provides cleaner, drier air and system protection.