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Old 02-15-2014, 10:43 AM   #16
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... as double pane windows are made, using a low conductive gas such as Argon to bring the dew point temperature down in the -35F range.

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Not precisely.

While you are 100% correct that it is absolutely necessary to keep the dew point temperature as low as possible inside of the IG airspace to prevent the airspace from frosting up when it gets really cold outside, the gas infill is primarily intended to slow down convection currents within the airspace in order to keep the inner lite warmer (which certainly does lower the potential for condensation on the glass of course).

In order to lower the dew point between the lites down to the -35F range, IG's are manufactured with desiccant as part of the spacer system resulting in the ultra-dry airspace needed to prevent condensation inside the space in normal operation.

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