This work investigates the cooling performance of different salt solutions and quench bath parameters. The results show that increasing quenchant temperature can stabilize the vapor film, while the presence of various additives and the use of agitation can hasten its collapse. Ionic solutions containing NaCl, Na2SO4, NaOH, and NaNO2 were found to inhibit the vapor blanket at 35°C and improve cooling power. Adding salt-forming solutions promoted a more homogeneous cooling with high values of heat flux over most of the cooling cycle.

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