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Condensation Pipe for Thermal Test System
I'm designing a test chamber that will fill with very cold -3 degrees C 5% saline water, then drain the water and heat the chamber up to 150 degrees C. There will be very little steam each cycle cold-hot, but a test may run for 200+ cycles and I want to prevent the imbalance of the salt solution.
I want to run a vent from the chamber that connects to a pipe where the steam will condense along the sides and drain into a reservoir tank underneath the chamber. The system is powered by gravity.
I'm looking for a material that would be good piping for the condensate. I've read about PVC, but I'm nervous it will be affected by the high temperatures. Another person mentioned copper, but I also read that that is not a good idea also.
Could I use PVC or another kind of plastic piping? Or do I need to go with steel/carbon steel.
Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.