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    What do you do with the cooling systems in laptops?

    So I was going through my scrap tote of laptop cooling systems and was wondering if the pipe if copper?



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    If the tube isn't damaged, and still has the fins on the one end - it could worth a lot more than scrap on Ebay !
    https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_fro...lue%29&_sop=15

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    You mean the long non-magnetic pieces normally adjacent to the fan yes? These are heatsinks. They're normally aluminum, copper, or aluminum and copper.

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    I'll stop breaking them apart to sell them for money. Thanks for the tips.


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