Surface Treatment Could Improve Refrigeration Efficiency

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-35131
Published 2019-09-01 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
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Unlike water, liquid refrigerants and other fluids that have a low surface tension spread quickly into a sheet when they come into contact with a surface. For many industrial processes, it would be better if the fluids formed droplets that could roll or fall off the surface and carry heat away with them.