Kasuha Posted June 10, 2017 Share Posted June 10, 2017 Let's go through a bit of history. I was trying to handle a steam geyser, the only one I found in my map so far. Being the only geyser, I was trying to make as much as possible off it and that means never ever let it overpressurize, i.e. condense the steam fast. At the same time I tried to avoid spilling heat, so everything is insulated with abyssalite. First I tried placing the wheezewort right in the geyser chamber. That didn't quite work, the wheezewort kept stiffling out of high temperature, even if I added some gases to it they were getting destroyed and soon there was too little gas left for the wheezewort to be able to pre-cool it efficiently. Then I separated the two, using meandering hydrogen pipe to cool down at the wheezewort and to cool down the geyser. That didn't work too, the heat transfer through the pipe just wasn't fast enough to cool the steam from its ~110 C to 95 C where it liquefies before the geyser went over pressure. Finally I was struck by an idea, and just put the wheezewort and geyser chambers side by side, separated just by a granite wall. And that worked perfectly. Here's how it looks now, works like a charm, the hydrogen pipe is probably not even needed there anymore and neither are the wolframite liquid pipe spots. I just don't want to rebuild it again after I got it working. Note: it does not cool the water down. At least it's not aimed to do that. It does cool it somewhat thanks to the thermodynamic bug so it leaves the chamber at 85 C rather than 95 but that was not my concern. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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