Re: Peltier Heat Pump Still
- --- In Distillers@y..., "abbababbaccc" <abbababbaccc@y...> wrote:
> Hey, this sounds great. Please, build a prototype and share yourreflux
> experiences (including peltier element sizing and how to power it).
> I'd do it myself but I'm electrically handicapped. You could leave
> the T off from heat sink pipe, just drill a hole (or maybe several
> holes). That way you could use 12mm pipe and just push it through
> your waterlock washer. Now would it be possible to add a small
> column to the heated part, before it enters the cooler (and providewith
> some dripping back from cooler)? Mike, would reflux column work
> lower than 60C temperatures?Good point about the "T". Just need to let the vapor into the outlet
> Greetz, rkr
I can answer the reflux question. I doubt it would work very well
unless the system operated under vacuum. The temperature gradient in
the column is what helps "sort" the azeotrope so things would not
work properly unless one managed to get the "boiling point" of the
ETOH to 60C.
Can someone correct me if I'm wrong?