elehman at sunflower.com
Mon Jun 4 21:53:42 EDT 2001
Part of the reason that you can't find it may be your spelling of it. I
couldn't remember the spelling either and had to work it back and forth a
bit. You should be able to still get it and I think the price is around $500
Here is the 3M page for it:
The general page for the heat transfer fluid is at:
Hope that helps...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Patrick Lesher" <pl25 at ibb.gatech.edu>
To: <alvin at Mail.Linux-Consulting.com>
Cc: "Donald B. Kinghorn" <kinghorn at pqs-chem.com>; <beowulf at beowulf.org>
Sent: Monday, June 04, 2001 8:08 PM
Subject: Re: Heat pipes?
> I've always been fond of the way Cray's did it.
> Take the entire rack and submerge it in florinert (SP).
> Then you could have some cool lights blinking and
> make a show of it. It bubbles when it heats up too.
> If you've ever seen the stuff it is pretty neat. One
> minute you are soaked, about 2 later your are perfectly dry.
> Royal pain to seal though since you can't find the drips.
> Too bad you can't buy the stuff anymore, or atleast no one
> can tell me where. Something about a little problem
> with nerve gas or something.
> I've also thought of running our chilled water lines through
> a rack mounted radiator with fans.
> On Mon, 4 Jun 2001 alvin at Mail.Linux-Consulting.com wrote:
> > hi ya
> > am thinking of solving cpu heat problems too...
> > for p4 and amd in 1Us..
> > - add copper to the base of the aluminum heatsink ...
> > - get a liquid cooled heatsink - copper pipes with antifreeze
> > ( like a radiator ) -- seems like a fun project
> > - heat pipes are expensive ?? ..as is peltier cooling
> > c ya
> > alvin
> > http://www.Linux-1U.net
> > On Mon, 21 May 2001, Donald B. Kinghorn wrote:
> > > Has anyone looked into using heat pipes for cpu cooling ... surely
> > > someone has done this(?)
> > >
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