Re: [DMCForum] Aluminum VS Copper Evaporator
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Re: [DMCForum] Aluminum VS Copper Evaporator

Well spotted, Walt :-) It has a higher specific heat capacity than
aluminium - that's the correct term. In absolute terms, for a given size
of evaporator, a copper one will have a larger thermal mass which means
that it'll take longer to cool.


Walter Coe wrote:

>>Copper takes longer to get rid of
>heat, but will absorb heat faster.
>If this were true Samuel, then copper in a
>constant-temperature environment would continue to build a
>heat gradient until it turned to plasma.  I've never noticed
>that happening with copper before.


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