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Originally Posted by Flieger View Post
The (SR-71) blackbird was painted black because of a principle that says that good heat absorbers are also good heat radiators. So, I would not mess with the heat reflector. This is infrared radiation. If the radiation were visible light then shiny stuff would be better.
Black Body Radiator theory.. Same reason virtually ALL servo motors in the industrial world of any consequence are black..
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