HBT 2015 Big Giveaway - Enter Now

Huge Supporting Membership Discounts - 20% Off

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > DIY Projects > Chillers and Stir Plates > $20 pump whirlpooler build
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-20-2012, 12:27 PM   #1
Adeering
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Sherwood, Arkansas
Posts: 685
Liked 46 Times on 38 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default $20 pump whirlpooler build

So I bit the bullet and decided to give this guy a try PUMP

Its high temp, says its perfect for food operation, but low output ~0.25gal/min so that would take approx 20 min to pump a 5 gallon batch, however im using it as a whirlpooler for mashing and cooling to help keep temp consistent during mashing and cool quicker with an IC, so it should be fine.

I will post my results as they come, doing a batch thursday but probably wont have it all built by then so will have to wait till the following week.

__________________
Primary: None
Secondary: None
Bottle Conditioning/Carbonating: Apple Pie
Kegged: None :(
Bottled: None
Next Brews: Pumpkin Ale, Unknown
Adeering is offline
Schumed Likes This 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-20-2012, 12:32 PM   #2
geniz
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Georgia
Posts: 419
Liked 49 Times on 31 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default

Subscribed. Looking forward to this

__________________
BOHA Brewing Consortium

If Necessity is the Mother of Invention, Laziness is Its Creepy Uncle
geniz is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-20-2012, 12:36 PM   #3
Adeering
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Sherwood, Arkansas
Posts: 685
Liked 46 Times on 38 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default

Saved for instructions/details on build

__________________
Primary: None
Secondary: None
Bottle Conditioning/Carbonating: Apple Pie
Kegged: None :(
Bottled: None
Next Brews: Pumpkin Ale, Unknown
Adeering is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-20-2012, 01:56 PM   #4
gunner65
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Lexington, KY
Posts: 844
Liked 16 Times on 13 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Interesting.....

__________________

Single Vessel BIAB is all I need....Until we figure out the no vessel technique.

gunner65 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-20-2012, 02:20 PM   #5
audger
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: ., Connecticut
Posts: 1,497
Liked 40 Times on 40 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

i have that pump, and can tell you its not going to work unfortunately. it has nearly zero power.

i use it to agitate the water in my 1gallon herms pot. even the convection currents from the heating element are much stronger than the pump. it helps slightly for what i use it for, but forget about trying to whirlpool anything with it though.

1L/minute is "at best", and only when the planets align. flow rate is probably closer to 0.25 - 0.5 liters a minute with any type of head pressure.

__________________
audger is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-20-2012, 03:35 PM   #6
Adeering
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Sherwood, Arkansas
Posts: 685
Liked 46 Times on 38 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default

well its already ordered, so well see how well it does, im just trying to move the liquid around to create an even temp in the water

__________________
Primary: None
Secondary: None
Bottle Conditioning/Carbonating: Apple Pie
Kegged: None :(
Bottled: None
Next Brews: Pumpkin Ale, Unknown
Adeering is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-20-2012, 03:38 PM   #7
pinback
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Greeneville, TN
Posts: 244
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by audger View Post
i have that pump, and can tell you its not going to work unfortunately. it has nearly zero power.

i use it to agitate the water in my 1gallon herms pot. even the convection currents from the heating element are much stronger than the pump. it helps slightly for what i use it for, but forget about trying to whirlpool anything with it though.

1L/minute is "at best", and only when the planets align. flow rate is probably closer to 0.25 - 0.5 liters a minute with any type of head pressure.
what voltage supply are you using?
__________________

newby

pinback is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My Toolbox pump build crypt0 Brew Stands 2 04-14-2012 07:22 PM
Pumpless whirlpooler Adeering Chillers and Stir Plates 11 02-20-2012 03:41 PM
Pump build cfrazier77 Brew Stands 5 09-23-2011 04:59 AM
Yet another portable-pump build. Schnitzengiggle Brew Stands 5 05-18-2011 05:11 AM
My Pump in a Toolbox build. thesanch Brew Stands 7 10-08-2010 11:47 PM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS