Ss Brewing Technologies Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > DIY Projects > valve actuator recommend
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-23-2011, 02:50 PM   #1
kemmis
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Durham, NC
Posts: 2
Default valve actuator recommend

Hi guys!

I see that many of you have experience using electronic valve actuators in your brewing setups. I'm actually looking for a way to electronically control the pour of beer from my kegs. The actuators I have read about on here are large and take 5-10 seconds to turn on and off. I don't think they will function well for dispensing pressurized beer form a keg. Can anyone recommend a component that functions a bit faster, and is perhaps designed for a smaller flow of liquid? Any ideas or advice on how to do this would be much appreciated!

Thanks fellow brewers!

K

__________________
kemmis is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-23-2011, 02:53 PM   #2
MalFet
/bɪər nərd/
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
MalFet's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: NYC / Kathmandu
Posts: 8,208
Liked 1232 Times on 819 Posts
Likes Given: 561

Default

You're probably looking for a solenoid valve.

__________________
MalFet is offline
kemmis Likes This 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-23-2011, 05:15 PM   #3
kemmis
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Durham, NC
Posts: 2
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MalFet View Post
You're probably looking for a solenoid valve.
Yep! Thank you!
__________________
kemmis is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-24-2011, 04:23 AM   #4
lanvp
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Corvallis, Oregon
Posts: 156
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts

Default

Here you go!

This is a good place to get your solenoids. Fast shipping, very good prices and the valves work great.

http://stores.ebay.com/valves4projec...=p4634.c0.m322

Hope this helps.

Cheers!

__________________
lanvp 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
Spunding valve with Tire valve to test pressure Bugaboo DIY Projects 6 08-03-2011 08:55 PM
Opinions On Ball Valve, Gate Valve, Or Globe Valve For March Pumps jcav DIY Projects 13 10-16-2010 03:56 AM
3-way valve? orion2598 DIY Projects 7 06-28-2010 05:55 PM
Using Sanke valve as port for drain valve on MLT GC89 DIY Projects 10 07-17-2009 02:49 PM