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If I were to fill an area of about 40mmX40mm and about 3mm high with reduced graphine oxide, then filled the rest of the area with copper, and mixed it to it's even, would the high thermal conductivity of the graphene nanopowder increase the thermal transfer, or would interaction between the two materials cause issues?


Just a curiosity, and I figured I'd throw it out there
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I would just use wood glue.
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wut?
 
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I would just use wood glue.


Why would I use wood glue? It has absolutely no thermal conductivity, and is extremely brittle.

A coldplate can NOT be brittle, they are under pressure.
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wut?


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_thermal_conductivities

Compare graphene to copper.


Reduced graphene oxide is processed in a way that leaves a small amount of graphene oxide, but is far Far FAR cheaper to produce.
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Huh... Interesting. Let me know how that turns out.
 
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Originally Posted by Lord Xeb View Post

Huh... Interesting. Let me know how that turns out.


XD Unfortunately I don't have $300+ to spare on materials and tools on something that might not even work.
I was hoping to find out if anyone had any experience in copper/carbon materials and what kind issues I might run into tongue.gif


If I ever get to the project I'll be sure to throw it up on this site htough
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Another forum member "gdesmo" has experimented with a graphene composite tim.....not sure if he used it in the end but might be worth dropping him a pm

He reffered to it in his tec build project.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1237601/start-of-a-new-tec-water-cooling-rig-ivy-3770k/30
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