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Old 06-26-2009, 11:01 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Daox View Post
I have done some quick browsing on this a while back. I didn't find any TECs that could handle that kind of heat. Have you found some?
POWER GENERATION TEG - HIGH TEMP THERMOELECTRIC PELTIER on (item 310135519982 end time 12-Jul-09 17:42:12 EDT)

Those claim they are power generation TECs but they are not. They're regular TEC's with higher temp solder. Even still they are good to operate up to 225 Degrees. What kind of exhuast temps does a car typically see? That's one i'm not sure of. I think true high temp TECs are good up to about 250 degrees. and you'd be able to keep the cold side down at 85-90 degrees with the cooling system.

Truthfully, you'd almost be better to make your own cooling system separately for it... It would add size, weight, cost and complexity, but imagine in the winter! Cold side... -10. Hot side... +200! I'd be able to run my heated seats!
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