Fw: hist-brewing: Anyone using a "heat pipe" to cool fermenter? Howabout a peltier driven heatpipe?

matt_lists matt_lists at liquidsolutions.ws
Wed Feb 22 12:14:46 PST 2006




 http://www.cheresources.com/htpipes.shtml
 
 shows the "useful" temperature range of different liquids used in heat 
 pipes with Ethanol at 0 to 130 C.
 
 After looking online there does seem to be a lot of manufactures, finding 
 one with the right specs might take some time but there HAS to be one out 
 there.


> 
>> the major problem you'll hit with a heat pipe, is that they only work in
>> a certain temperature range.  Making your own, while feasible, is far
>> from practical.  It's a long exercise in thermodynamics.
>




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