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Unread 12-03-2000, 09:40 PM   #1
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Default stupid question of the day

what does it mean for a peltier to be "potted".
sorry but had to ask
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Unread 12-03-2000, 09:46 PM   #2
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a peltier is made up of 2 "sheets" of ceramic, with silicon in between them.. Normally you can see the silicon between the sheets, a potted peltier has silicon caulking around the outside edges, between the 2 sheets, so that condensation doesn't form inside the peltier..

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