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The following table includes material properties for chemicals used for liquid cooling.

You will find this table to be a useful reference when selecting a cold plate, recirculating chiller, cooling system or heat exchanger for your application.

Material Properties¹

Material Cp: Specific Heat p: Density K: Thermal Conductivity
BTU/lb°F J/kg°C lbs/ft3 kg/m3 BTU/hr ft °F W/m°C
AIR (STP) 0.24 1,006 0.07 1.2 0.01 0.017
ALUMINUM, 6061 0.23 896 169 2700 104 180
COPPER, 110 0.09 377 558 8940 226 391
COOLANOL 25 0.44 1,838 56.4 903 0.07 0.12
DIALA-X® 0.44 1,840 54.3 870 0.08 0.14
20/80 EGW SOLUTION 0.93 3,817 63.9 1023 0.33 0.57
40/60 EGW SOLUTION 0.84 3,470 65.7 1052 0.26 0.45
50/50 EGW SOLUTION 0.78 3,283 66.4 1064 0.23 0.39
FLUORINERT®, FC-77 0.25 1,047 110.9 1776 0.037 0.064
HYDRAULIC OIL² 0.44 1,842 54.2 868 0.07 0.12
MIL-H-5606 0.46 1,924 52.5 842 0.08 0.14
MIL-L-23699 0.44 1,830 61.1 980 0.08 0.14
POLYALPHAOLEFIN (PAO) 0.52 2,180 49.6 794 0.08 0.14
SAE 10W OIL 0.45 1,901 54.6 875 0.07 0.12
SAE 30W OIL 0.45 1,901 54.6 875 0.07 0.12
STAINLESS STEEL, 316 0.12 500 501 8025 9.40 16.20
WATER 1.00 4,184 62.3 998 0.34 0.59

¹ At 20°C  ² Typical