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Old 12-26-2007, 11:54 PM   #1
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So i am making an electric keggle and i was going to use one of the standard heating elements everybody seems to use, but i am confused how people attach them for no leaking w/ welding? Any thoughts...

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Old 12-27-2007, 12:08 AM   #2
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My heating element screws into a 1-1/4" panel nut (used mostly in electrical work). You could use one of those inside the keggle to secure the heating element. Use a high-temp o-ring on the outside to get a good seal.

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Old 12-27-2007, 05:00 AM   #3
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For this do i just drill (or punch) the 1 1/4 hold then screw into that or do i need to weld something?

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You just make a 1-1/4" hole in the side of your keggle, put the heating element through it, and tighten the panel nut on the inside to secure it.

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You just make a 1-1/4" hole in the side of your keggle, put the heating element through it, and tighten the panel nut on the inside to secure it.
That almost sounds to simple. "Genius is finding a simple solution to a complicated problem". Unknown. S.
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