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Old 02-17-2010, 04:11 AM   #21
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The best way to increase temperature differential is not to pipe water from the surface to the bottom, but to force convection. If the flow around and flow inside the chiller is not turbulent, then a temperature gradient will form and heat transfer will plummet.
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