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Sorry with the quick jump on the counter top suppose i should have realizes that it was said that it was ground(ed)/polished. I have also read that the heat pipes of MOST heatsinks are full of some weird 'foam' substance, too ... not just the somewhat expected air ...
    
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Sorry with the quick jump on the counter top suppose i should have realizes that it was said that it was ground(ed)/polished. I have also read that the heat pipes of MOST heatsinks are full of some weird 'foam' substance, too ... not just the somewhat expected air ...
I expected an alcohol based fluid or vapor, having not ever punctured or read the actual breakdown of its contents
post #23 of 24
i heard/read that there i some sort of a foam inside of most heatsink heat pipes to assist in dissapation.
    
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i heard/read that there i some sort of a foam inside of most heatsink heat pipes to assist in dissapation.
From a physics and chemistry standpoint, any element may be used in a heat pipe - it all just depends on what material your using for the pipe and what temperature you want to keep the object being cooled below.
In the case of a heat pipe system for a computer, anything with a boiling point below water (212F, 100C), and is a liquid at room temperature (62-72F, 16-22C; respectively) is sufficient.
An Alcohol would work remarkably well; low evaporation/boiling point, generally non-corrosive (to things like copper and aluminum), relatively non-volatile (nothing terribly bad happens should it get released by accident) and is naturally a liquid at room temperature.
 
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