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Purpose of the dimples in a condenser is for?

by Woopydalan
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Woopydalan
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Oct9-13, 09:20 PM
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Hello, I am curious as to what the purpose of the dimples in a condenser is for?

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Oct9-13, 10:34 PM
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Without knowing what kind of service this condenser is in, I would speculate that the dimples serve as an expansion joint for the shell, to relieve stresses due to high temperatures when in operation.


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