Let’s talk about condensers. You see these amazing pieces of industrial equipment are really designed to just move heat from area to another. That is all that they do – but they are efficient, usually quiet and so important to our everyday world. And still most people just ignore them!

The word condenser comes from the ability to change a gas into a liquid and in this process the gas will up its latent heat and this in turn warms the coolant.

 

surface condenser

Surface condenser – wiki commons

air conditioning condenser

Air conditioning condenser – wikicommons

refrigerator

The more familiar condensing coils on the back of a domestic fridge.

References:

Article on condenser noise and how it can be reduced

http://www.frimatecuk.com/low-noise-refrigeration-condensing/

Wikipedia reference

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Condenser_(heat_transfer)

 

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