Purpose of the dimples in a condenser is for?

  1. Hello, I am curious as to what the purpose of the dimples in a condenser is for?

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  3. SteamKing

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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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