[ExI] RES: [Beowulf] oil immersion cooled blades

Henrique Moraes Machado cetico.iconoclasta at gmail.com
Thu Mar 15 12:45:38 UTC 2012

> So here's my experience using oil as an insulator/coolant.
> 1) it wicks up insulated wire, particularly stranded.  Put the mobo in oil
> the power supply outside, and pretty soon your power supply will be full
> oil.
> 2) oil leaks.  There is *nothing* that is oil insulated that doesn't have
a fine
> film of oil on its surface eventually, unless it is in a hermetically
sealed can
> with welded/crimped seals.
> 3) oil is a mess when you need to fix something

What about some coarse powder? Is there anything that could be used for

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