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Wiki: Because of its specific heat capacity, the highest of all solids, lithium metal is often used in coolants for heat transfer applications

Having a high specific heat capacity means that it will be able to absorb a lot of heat without changing the temperature. So is that the reason it's a good coolant?
 

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Wiki: Because of its specific heat capacity, the highest of all solids, lithium metal is often used in coolants for heat transfer applications

Having a high specific heat capacity means that it will be able to absorb a lot of heat without changing the temperature. So is that the reason it's a good coolant?
You got it.

Edit: agreeing with what Dasypus said