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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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(3) The negative effects of intercooling have been reported in previous studies [11, 18, 20-23], but the power consumption of pumps to drive intercoolers has received limited attention.
It features a cold air intake, reprogrammed engine computer, and a 'TripleCooled' intercooler system made up of three individual intercoolers.
DSM claims its new technology can deliver significantly improved long-term heat resistance in parts such as air-intake manifolds with integrated intercoolers, as well as ducts, charge-air cooler end caps, mixing tubes, and resonators used in the latest car engines.
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Unique to the generator sets is a series of cooling towers hard-mounted to the units' intercoolers. These high-density polyethylene (HDPE) cooling towers from Rockaway, N.J.-based Delta Cooling Towers Inc.
Spiracle CFS systems reduce blow-by emissions generated from an open crankcase vent and prevent fouling turbochargers or intercoolers in CCV systems.
All the heat thrown away in the intercoolers plus heat lost from the compressed air store has to be replaced to prevent icing up of the expansion turbines.
The pounds 250,000 S V12 S uses a bored-out version of the Maybach twin-turbo 6233cc V12 with forged pistons, ported cylinder heads, custom crankshaft, hotter cams, bigger turbochargers, more efficient intercoolers and high performance exhausts.
Two additional radiators behind the intercoolers help prevent the 4.2-litre twin turbo V8 unit from overheating.