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Water condensators

  1. Feb 5, 2004 #1
    Water condensators....

    Does water condensate quicker on black magnets than on other materials?

    If not, what material condensate water best?
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 6, 2004 #2
    Cold material
  4. Feb 6, 2004 #3
    If you mean adsorption when you say condensation the theorical answer is simple: highly polar pores with a size just slightly larger that the water molecule. You know these small silica pellets they use to keep electronic gear dry? Quite a good thing to start with. If something is polar you will usually have little problem adsorbing water.

    And nautica already said it: temperature is quite an important factor in the equation.
  5. Feb 9, 2004 #4
    Thank you very much!


    Could this be used to make materials superconducting?
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