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Old 01-10-2013, 05:03 PM   #11
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Another thing to remember is that many of the off the shelf units have a cooling fan that needs to run once you power off the unit. I'd be hesitant that an automatic temp control system that is continuously cycling the power on/off could damage the unit over time since it would not allow the fan to run once you've turned the heat off

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Old 01-10-2013, 05:09 PM   #12
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Also forgot to mention that we too are using propane for boiling. Induction is for the heat exchanger and sparge only. That way we can mash and sparge indoors and do the boil outside on the deck if it is cold out.

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Old 01-11-2013, 06:58 PM   #13
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Sorry but I can only give you this link. At the moment my internet connection is so slow I can't upload anything. And the link is in norwegian, you could try google translate if you're interested.

http://norbrygg.no/forum/index.php/topic,3062.0.html

I use a 80qt pot that is compatible with induction. When I boil wort i use 1400 or 1600w on each of the tree units. That gives around 10% boil off in an hour, mabe a little bit more.
I have 30 batches on it. It's made og MDF (yepp, wood fiberboards), and the only thing I'd like to change is I'd like to have one big hardend glass plate on top, because 6Kw WILL boil over 12 gallons in a 20 gallon pot.
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Old 01-31-2013, 03:53 PM   #14
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This might help clarify the issue:

Northern Brewing Article saying it is possible to boil 6 gallons on 1800 W:

http://www.northernbrewer.com/connect/2011/07/induction-brewing/


Email from Bayou Classic saying their pots are induction ready:

"Hey <ercousin>, thanks for contacting us. Yes, all of our SS pots are induction ready. The Try-ly bottom is not totally necessary but is nice and does help depending on the the load going into your stock pot.

Let us know if you have any other questions.

Have a great rest of the week!

Cheers!

Cary Hanson
President
BayouClassicOutlet.com"

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