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It has been suggested that this article or section be moved to Overheat.

Some buildings are bundled with overheat temperature property. Whenever the building temperature is higher than its overheat temperature, it starts to take damage. For most of the buildings this property is at 75°C, but it can be altered using specific construction materials.

Overheat temperature changing materials[]

Material Overheat
Dirt Dirt -10 °C (-18 °F)
Gold Amalgam Gold Amalgam +50 °C (+90 °F)
Gold Gold +50 °C (+90 °F)
Iron Iron +50 °C (+90 °F)
Tungsten Tungsten +50 °C (+90 °F)
Lead Lead -20 °C (-36 °F)
Steel Steel +200 °C (+392 °F)
Niobium Niobium +500 °C (+900 °F)
Thermium Thermium +900 °C (+1652 °F)
Obsidian Obsidian +15 °C (+27 °F)
Igneous Rock Igneous Rock +15 °C (+27 °F)
Granite Granite +15 °C (+27 °F)
Diamond Diamond +200 °C (+360 °F)
Ceramic Ceramic +200 °C (+360 °F)

Overheating buildings[]

Building Default Overheat
Made of
Oil Well Oil Well 2000 °C (3632 °F) Refined Metal
Space Heater Space Heater
Liquid Tepidizer Liquid Tepidizer
Thermo Aquatuner Thermo Aquatuner
125 °C (257 °F) Metal Ore
Steam Turbine Steam Turbine stops working, unaffected by material @ 100 °C (212 °F)
takes overheat damage @ 1000 °C (1832 °F)
Refined Metal
Hot Tub Hot Tub stops working, unaffected by material @ 37.7 °C (100 °F)
(please verify) takes overheat damage @ 75 °C (167 °F)
Metal Ore
Most other buildings 75 °C (167 °F)


Remember that even if the building do not have the overheat temperature, it could melt, if the main material of the building reaches its melting point.