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Heat lock?is it possible?

  1. Jun 6, 2012 #1
    Heat lock??is it possible?

    hi, i am new on this forum. i want to make a device which will be heat locked i.e. there will be charge in that device. as long as charge prevails there will be heat lock. as soon charge is finished, the device will be unlocked. is it possible?


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  3. Jun 7, 2012 #2


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    Re: Heat lock??is it possible?

    Welcome to PF, Orin.
    Am I correctly understanding that you want to electrically induce thermal expansion in two parts in order to seize them together? If so, it seems to be a tremendous waste of energy.
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