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Old 05-24-2016, 08:55 AM   #1
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I do love the propane fridge as it is cheap to operate and silent.

If our buroRat masters allowed we could simply run reefers on acetylene as its lighter than air so no danger.

Heat is what makes a propane fridge operate ,

I have been wondering if a mirror setup that would track the sun could deliver enough heat down a fiber optic cable to power a unit?

With little mass a solar capture mirror should be lots less juice to keep aimed at the sun than operating a compressor.

How do we get the energy to where its needed?

Eutetic fluid could easily hold overnight temps.

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Old 06-02-2016, 01:36 PM   #2
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Fiberoptic cables are typically made from spun silica (glass). Glass is a relatively poor heat conductor.
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