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Single Can Chiller

Warm Can to Cold in seconds!
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The device would look a little like a "world's greatest grandpa" foam beer can cozy or whatever, but would plug into the wall, and within 2 minutes chill a can of coke (or o'douls) to 2 degrees!

Hopefully we could do this without a big nasty heat pump and do it cheaply and just have it plug into 120V AC!

rotato, Feb 12 2002

(?) Self cooling cans http://www.cantecho...dit/mayusfocus.html
Fully baked. [drew, Feb 12 2002, last modified Oct 04 2004]

I prefer this method http://www.asciimation.co.nz/beer/
(At least, I would, if I drank cold, canned beer.) [angel, Feb 12 2002, last modified Oct 04 2004]

I*C*CAN self-chilling beverage can http://www.tempratech.com/chill1.html
Aug 24 2004: Doesn't use 120V, but it does appear to be baked. [krelnik, Oct 04 2004]

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       Any of our resident chemistry folks know how much energy it takes to reduce a 12oz. can of liquid from room temp to 2°C in two minutes?  Could a Peltier device-equipped one-can fridge work or would you need to submerge the can in a chilled brine (like the rapid wine coolers I've seen at upscale grocery stores)?
bristolz, Feb 12 2002

       Both self cooling and self heating cans exist - the self-heating kind are pretty easy to manufacture, and are readily available, typically with coffee (of sorts) in them.
drew, Feb 12 2002


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