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What Is a Car Radiator?

What Is a Car Radiator?

A car radiator is a device used to cool the engine of a car. It works by circulating coolant through the engine, which absorbs heat from the engine and loses it to the air. The radiator is usually located at the front of the car, behind the grille, and is made of metal (mostly aluminum). It is usually filled with a mixture of water and antifreeze, which helps to keep the engine cool to avoid overheating but still hot enough for fuel combustion. How Does A Car Radiator Work? As a type of heat exchanger that is used to transfer heat from the engine to the surrounding air, a car radiator is made up of a series of metal fins that are connected to a series of tubes. The fins help to increase the surface area of the radiator so that more heat can be transferred. The tubes are filled with a coolant, which is typically a water and antifreeze mixture. The coolant circulates through the engine, absorbing heat from the engine. The hot coolant then flows through the radiator, where it is cooled ... read more

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