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So I have an old freezer, do you think it's possible to make a phase change unit out of it? I know basics but I'm not much of an expert on this!
 

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Freezers are meant to keep what's inside it at a certain temperature, and because the food doesn't emit heat it's possible to do without having it constantly cooling the food. However a CPU does emit heat so the freezer would die in less then a day.
 

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Freezer's pump is half-duty cycle. Meaning if running all the time it will burn out.

However, a window AC unit can be converted to a phase change unit.
 

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Especially with good rotary compressor inside
 

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Freezers are meant to keep what's inside it at a certain temperature, and because the food doesn't emit heat it's possible to do without having it constantly cooling the food. However a CPU does emit heat so the freezer would die in less then a day.

And you know what freezer compressor is inside right?
 

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Also, I was under the impression that one of the primary advantages of a rotary (as applies to our usage) is that it's much quieter than a piston type compressor. jes/no...??
 

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Depends on the compressor and pressures, a higher compression ratio (high side pressure absolute / low side pressure absolute) will make most compressors louder.
 

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You cant use fridge/freezer compressors in SS units. Only AC ones.

For the same reason that pc's can't be cooled in a fridge. The compressers in them are not meant to be "always on" The compressors in them only turn on when the temp gets too warm in them; therefore it would burn out in a few days
 

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I'm assuming you didn't read the thread there Starbuck.
Mind telling us what makes a AC compressor different then a fridge one? You seem convinced.
 

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I'm assuming you didn't read the thread there Starbuck.
Mind telling us what makes a AC compressor different then a fridge one? You seem convinced.
Well like I said in the pm, I'm not gonna argue with a Hvac teh.


Was only going on what I was told
 
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