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Unread 11-23-2010, 10:34 PM   #7258
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Originally Posted by Mark View Post
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I'm glad to see you're perfecting UDS diffuser technology. I just had another idea to achieve more even temperatures. It is turbulence.

Your diffuser probably causes some turbulence but I was thinking about inducing turbulence mechanically with a small blower about half way down. Something like this maybe.
Not a bad idea. I've done some experimentation with laminar and turbulent airflow with auto intakes and understand the theory and concepts as they pertain to turbo's etc. I've developed a product for Ford Powerstrokes that addressed eliminating some of the turbulent air intake issues.

I'm no braniac but when it comes to heat and thermal issues, I'm a noob. I think the turbulence could be inducted above the diffuser and several inches below the meat. Create a "swirling" convection effect as the heat rises and is exhausted.
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