Originally Posted by David Tilston
Me too. It bothers me, because I feel like I understand compressor refrigeration very well. I am beginning to get it though. It is still a pressure differential that drives the cooling process. But there are many other properties at play. Partial pressure effects were new to me. This is the first I have heard of sodium chromate. I often wondered what the particles, or as some refer to the, crystals were. I guess this is what they were talking about.
Yeah every time I think I finally understand this type of fridge
someone posts something or I find an article that makes me feel like I'm missed something along the way.
No one told the OP what the technical term for turning a fridge
on it's side or upside down is called... a sad oversight. What you are doing right now is called burping a fridge.
Now even if it doesn't work you can sound professional in describing what you tried.