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Posted in thread: Extreme Temperatures on 06-26-2015 at 03:30 PM
Why do you insist on telling me anodizing and painting are not the same thing? I did not say
they were the same. I said painting was the poor man's anodizing and better than a shiny
surface.I don't in...
Posted in thread: Extreme Temperatures on 06-26-2015 at 02:09 PM
most newer cpu heatsinks are not black.....I would imagine that's because they are force air
cooled usually and if you follow the Aavid link I posted above they mention:"An anodized finish
will only a...
Posted in thread: Extreme Temperatures on 06-26-2015 at 01:37 PM
First, my original comment was, if it is not black, paint it black. I assumed if it was not
black, it was bare shiney aluminum.I would imagine that painting should never be done as it
adds an insulati...
Posted in thread: IRIMS is here! on 06-25-2015 at 09:50 PM
Sorry for derailing guys... I'm certainly interested to hear how this works. It takes the best
of both RIMS and HERMS and combines them.Kal
Posted in thread: IRIMS is here! on 06-24-2015 at 07:33 PM
I've never used HERMS but I'd guess that rims is more responsive/heats more quickly.Not
necessarily. Depends on how both are designed. Both can be made to be responsive. There are
pluses and minuses t...
Posted in thread: hood without a fan on 06-24-2015 at 07:25 PM
I'm actually not sure what gauge it is. It was built by a custom restaurant/supply shop. I
would imagine it's around 18 gauge. I'm not sure of the weight either as I never weighed it.
All external sea...
Posted in thread: hood without a fan on 06-24-2015 at 02:43 PM
The electric brewery - tested with foamboard and didn't have any issues.Yup - you could build
something like this out of some sort of plastic board or similar and you'd be good. I'd want
Posted in thread: IRIMS is here! on 06-24-2015 at 02:27 PM
External RIMS. The beauty is the element never touches the wort (no scorching, less cleaning)
Sounds like HERMS to me. ;)Kal
Posted in thread: Extreme Temperatures on 06-24-2015 at 02:24 PM
Not sure if serious about painting I've never heard that, black heatsinks are black because
they are chemically anodized, not painted.Correct. Never paint a heat sink. You're adding a
layer of insulat...
Posted in thread: Two Ripple Elements In Keggle on 06-24-2015 at 02:20 PM
When bending don't put all the stress in one spot - spread it out. elements bend fairly