Sweet, cant wait to see what the temps are like..
Haha, a computer cooled with K-Y? Hopefully not the warming sensation effect.... Sorry, if it goes 'over your head' just don't ask, lol.I agree, when I was at the hardware store to get the tube I was going to get hose clamps, but I forgot.. I remebered as I walked in my door..lol. I will replace them with it soon.. I would also like to put a little tap on the hot oil side seeing as its right by my bed so I can get some hot oil to rub my lady down with from time to time..lol.. just playing.
Yes, pure water is 100% nonconductive, however the problem is, there really isn't a such thing as pure water. Water is self ionizing at any temperature above absolute zero, and also it would be very hard to get water without impurities and to keep it that way (there would be dust etc on the parts that would contaminate it). It could probably be done, as even slightly impure water wouldn't be conductive enough, but I would imagine it would have to be carefully maintained. Also, I don't know what oxidizing effect the water might have on some of the components, I would imagine rust would occur, and at a greater rate as the electric current increases the oxidization.I was just thinking, pure water (not tap) doesnt conduct electricity. Would that work?
Yeah that's a bit overkill but pretty cool at the same time. 10 GPH isnt' enough? How many gallons of oil do you have? What are your temps like? Also you don't mean dimmer switch. You want a rheostat. Dimmer switches are either on or off. If I were you, I would have bought an electric oil pump for a car.well, these pumps just arent cutting it, I have 2 pumps cranked up, should be pumping 119 gallons / hour, but looking at it, its only pumping like 10 at the most.. so needless to say its not efficent at the moment.. so I looked into some bigger pumps, at first I was going to go with 500 gallons per hour, but then I got to thinking, I dont want the same thin to happen again, so I got this:
its 1/2hp.. I will put some downsized piping on it so I can use the lines I have, then I will put a dimmer switch in the line so I can control the flow..I will put the pump in a diffrent room so I dont hear it.. might be a little overkill but I went for it!
Yeah that's a bit overkill but pretty cool at the same time. 10 GPH isnt' enough? How many gallons of oil do you have? What are your temps like? Also you don't mean dimmer switch. You want a rheostat. Dimmer switches are either on or off. If I were you, I would have bought an electric oil pump for a car.
LoL I know. I get tested on this sort of thing for school. You are correct about what a rheostat is. But a dimmer switch still being just switch means it only has 2 positions; on or off. They are not the same thing sorry. It's a common misunderstaning.yea.. I dono.. Im going to just have to wait until it gets here and see what I got to work with.. if not, I got a nice little pump for when my basement fluds.. the price was right..
rheostat and dimmer switch are the same thing.. Defination of rheostat "adjustable resistor used in applications that require the adjustment of current or the varying of resistance in an electric circuit. The rheostat can adjust generator characteristics, dim lights, and start or control the speed of motors. Its resistance element can be a metal wire or ribbon, carbon, or a conducting liquid, depending on the application."
Good to know. I was thinking about just tossing my whole computer into a rubbermaid tub filled with veggie oil! Just kidding of course. It makes sense though. I think you are going to find that your pump will be overkill.well ATM (hehe, at the moment) its not good, 45+, because I dont have a powerful enuff pump to move the oil threw the radiator.. I ordered one thatas 1/2HP that will be here any day, i will post then the temps.. just dunking in oil has absolutly ZERO advantage, you need to cool the oil..