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i still dont understand what exactly all this plumbing is for, but all the hand fabrication is very impressive!
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They are two water chillers for the top left and right of the case. You can see them in the design.

I need to buy 12 40x44mm TECs (Peltiers). 6 TECs go in each assembly, 3 upper ones and 3 lower ones, facing inwards with the cold sides pressed against the inner pipes' plates and the hot sides pressed against the outer pipes' plates. Running on 6V, the TECs will use about 250W of power but at that voltage the coefficient of performance is quite high so they can pump a lot of heat (up to about 750W). They pump the heat from the cold side to the hot side. The water in the cold pipes in the middle gets colder and the water in the hot outer pipes gets hotter. The cold water is pumped around the CPU and GPU water blocks to cool the CPU and GPU. The hot water is pumped through the radiators to transfer the heat to the air and get it out of the case.

If it works, it will allow me to cool the CPU and GPU down to below ambient temperature.

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I reheated one of the sets of pipes after noticing it was a bit bent when I saw the picture in the previous post. This time I put the clamps at the edge of the plates. It's better now. After that I lapped the plates, painted the rest with some black acrylic, cleaned off the excess and polished the plates with metal polish.

Lapping the inside plates (sandpaper is on a thick glass shelf resting on the towels):


Done:


ah, I think i understand - the "cool" loop compresses the liquid at the plate by reduction of pipe size, then expands on the other side. in order to get the cooling loop below ambient, there must be some pressure change of the liquid.

another question - will you use TIM between the plate exchangers? seems like coolllaboratory products have the best thermal conductance, but it is a liquid, not a paste like most TIM. just wondering how you will keep the TIM "contained" between the plates, and not dripping out.

looking forward to more updates. I love following your build! thumb.gif
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He's using thermo-electric cooling modules--pressure change is irrelevant (as long as the loop doesn't have excessive restriction). The primary concern is that there is enough surface area to effectively transfer heat to and from the fluid (and to the air).
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Well, this became a type of amazing that I did not expect it to become. Very much subbed. Good luck.
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another question - will you use TIM between the plate exchangers? seems like coolllaboratory products have the best thermal conductance, but it is a liquid, not a paste like most TIM. just wondering how you will keep the TIM "contained" between the plates, and not dripping out.

looking forward to more updates. I love following your build! thumb.gif

Yes, I will use some TIM. Something gloopy that won't run too much.

My wife and son are back from a long trip abroad. Progress is going to be a lot slower for a while.
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I read the guidelines on mounting the TECs in this document:
http://cdn.lairdtech.com/home/brandworld/files/THR-BRO-Thermal%20Handbook%200110.pdf

Took my son to fly his boomerang in the park.

We took a two hour detour on the way back to pick up my repaired soldering iron and I also bought a torque screwdriver.

I used the formula in that document in the shop to work out the torque range I needed so I could pick the right screwdriver. I calculated I need about 1Nm. I will double check.
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Power supplies arrived. I went with the SF600s after reading a few reviews.

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I bought these four steel plates at B&Q (27.96 RMB for 4). They are 2mmx60mmx200mm with holes drilled in rows at 20mm intervals. If I cut off the ends as shown they will be perfect for clamping the TECs: 6 bolts make 3 diagonal clamps across the three pairs of TECs leaving 2 free holes at opposite corners for mounting the assembly to the case.

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PCIe x4 cable arrived. Had to pay 74RMB import duty.

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I went back to the customs office with the form for import clearance of my TECs again today. Theoretically over lunch but in practice using up much of the afternoon.

3 hours, 5 different counters in the customs office, about 15 pages of documentation including two new photocopies, 3 customs officers and 3 other staff later I make it to the final inspection of the form...

Turns out HR of my employer have stamped my form with the HR departmental company stamp rather than the company wide one.

The customs officers confer for a bit but there's nothing that can be done. The form will get rejected by their inspector.

I ask them to write a note about the problem in Chinese so I can pass it to my company's HR department.

I forward the note and a new copy of the form to the person that approved the stamp the last time.

This time the request needs to be escalated to someone else to get the company-wide stamp.

So, currently waiting on my company's HR again.

I have to say, the Chinese customs staff have been pretty good. They made the effort to understand what I was doing (I showed them the photo of the exchanger on this log) to get an explanation of why I needed 12 TECs. They were patient with my lack of Chinese. They even looked sympathetic when they discovered I had the wrong stamp.

Things are looking good for the next attempt though. Pretty sure I'll get it next time if I can get the right company stamp.
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You explained your need for TECs to customs officers in a non-native language, and they understood?

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