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Old 11-28-2010, 05:42 PM   #1
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Default Chiller -Copper or Stainless Steel?

Is there a functional difference between copper and stainless steel immersion chillers?

What are the benefits of one over the other?

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Old 11-28-2010, 06:15 PM   #2
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Copper conducts heat a lot better than stainless, but it's a lot more expensive.

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Old 11-28-2010, 06:16 PM   #3
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Copper is also easier to work with (softer).

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Old 11-28-2010, 06:30 PM   #4
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copper is a better conductor than SS. although SS is more shinny!

for good ic prices try...
www.nybrewsupply.com

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Old 11-28-2010, 06:32 PM   #5
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those are really good prices for chillers. My 25' chiller I made myself cost about $40 when all was said and done.

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Old 11-28-2010, 07:07 PM   #6
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Thanks for the quick feedback. I may opt for a 30 or 40 plate chiller instead.

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