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  1. #1 heat absorption question?? 
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    What materials are best at absorbing and dispursing heat? Temp below 300 F
    Any type of silicone or rubber?


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    Are you sure you mean to ask for "best" heat absorption? That means you're looking for a high heat transfer rate and heat capacity, such as in metals. Silicone or rubber, on the other hand, are pretty good insulators.


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    Yes, thank you. Not with a high tranfer rate. More of an insulator. Do you know an inexpensive material such as that?
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    I guess it depends on what you're doing with it, i.e. how much you need of it, and what temperatures are you dealing with For small jobs, silicone may be what you're looking for. If you're trying to insulate the walls of your home, you would rather use some foam or fiber. Still air is also a pretty good insulator (that's why we all should have double-pane windows at home). It really depends on your appllication.
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  6. #5 very interesting post 
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    very interesting post 8)
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