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Bearcat Brewmeister 02-28-2009 05:13 AM

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Originally Posted by Bearcat Brewmeister View Post
Just finished this one. It uses a few formulas found on the Internet to calculate the head loss for different types of beer line and shanks (or cobra tap). You enter the items at the top: beer style, temperature range you want to see, beer line inside diameter, shank bore, height from center of keg to tap, and distance from keg output to shank. The table will then show the range of CO2 volumes that are appropriate for the style selected across the top and temperature down the side. For each temperature/CO2 volume combination, a beer line length and properly balanced psi setting to carbonate the beer and push it through the given length beer line are displayed.

Let me know how it works for you and if you have any ideas for improvements.
I don't think I can edit a thread this old, so I will just add on to it - the original link has changed addresses, so here is the file:

Bearcat Brewmeister 03-03-2010 04:51 AM

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By popular demand - okay, maybe not popular demand, but 2 people asked - the Beer Line Length Calculators in full metric, and for Canadians, partial metric (pressure in psi).



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