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Old 10-02-2012, 03:30 PM   #11
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Also, anyone have a drawing like the above schematic, but showing 2 elements? Thanks

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Old 10-02-2012, 08:21 PM   #12
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perhaps i need a new thread title... or more pics? i got some naked pics of 55g ss drums... eh eh?

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Old 10-02-2012, 11:13 PM   #13
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Also, anyone have a drawing like the above schematic, but showing 2 elements? Thanks
Post what you are trying to achieve. Are you going to run 2 kettles - HLT and BOIL? Independently or back to back? I also need to know the power that you will have available (240V @ 30A? 50A? 60? 100A?) What about GFCI protection? (This one is critical.)

I have bunches of diagrams that I've drawn. Some are close but none fit -yet-.

Let me know.

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Old 10-03-2012, 01:33 AM   #14
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The second process diagram on the first page shows the gist, but for the sake of clarity, I'm using the BK as the HLT, so only one vessel in my setup will be heated with an element. However, that vessel is 1.5bbl, so I need more than one element. From reading around, apparently it's doable with 2 5500k elements. Power is 240V 50A. Definitely want GFCI protection. Thanks! Let me know if I can clarify anything.

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Old 10-05-2012, 02:28 PM   #15
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BUMP, for progress!

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Old 10-05-2012, 11:55 PM   #16
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The second process diagram on the first page shows the gist
And it Does Not come close to a clue for me.
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Old 10-06-2012, 02:53 AM   #17
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I thought my response to you was pretty clear, but I'll try again...

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Are you going to run 2 kettles - HLT and BOIL?
No, 1 kettle will serve as HLT and BOIL. It will use 2 5500w elements.


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I also need to know the power that you will have available
240V @ 50A

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What about GFCI protection?
I want to have it.
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Old 10-06-2012, 01:37 PM   #18
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As always - Click on the image to see a full scale diagram that is printable on Tabloid paper (11" x 17")

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Old 10-06-2012, 02:31 PM   #19
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Beautiful! Thanks!

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Old 10-06-2012, 05:58 PM   #20
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Beautiful! Thanks!
Welcome. I sure hope it fits your needs and your brewery plan. I had to draw that one from close to scratch.

I guess there is some benefit with me waking up at 4:30 in the morning...
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