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  • Industrial Process Instrumentation installer
  • Kevin LaDue
  • Capitol Brewers Homebrew Club
  • Male
  • Married
  • Turner, Oregon
  • Oregon most of the time now

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  • Posted in thread: Automated volume sensing idea/help on 04-23-2015 at 01:21 PM
    The digital pressure sensor was the right idea, just the wrong product, look at the LM series
    analog sensors with ss diaphragm and pvc body When mounted away from the hot process they
    work well as t...

  • Posted in thread: Truly Automated Brewing System on 01-20-2015 at 04:50 AM
    The automated unit was built with Opto 22 hardware and Ebay sourced valves and sensors. The
    expected price for the control hardware would be in the $2,000 - $3,000 range with rebuilt mass
    flow control...

  • Posted in thread: Truly Automated Brewing System on 01-19-2015 at 04:45 AM
    Been there and done that with the phase 2 brewery, place grain bill in hopper, hang auto drop
    hop bags, connect fermenter, touch auto run icon and walk away. The control system has 16
    analog I/O point...

  • Posted in thread: Controlling proportional valve with potentiometer on 09-30-2014 at 03:39 AM
    I use the Belimo valves with a 24VDC supply and they work as well as when fed with 24VAC. The
    diagram in #16 is almost right, loose the 555 ohm resistor and you should be there. Be prepared
    for the 90...

  • Posted in thread: need help with a wiring diagram....please! on 09-06-2014 at 02:39 AM
    Go with another VR8200, LP conversion valves for Banjo burners from Brewers hardware, a
    Bernzomatic 200K LP 2 stage regulator from Lowes, Q314 & Q345 pilots and transformer from PEX
    Supply. By firing ...

  • Posted in thread: need help with a wiring diagram....please! on 09-05-2014 at 03:26 AM
    Here is a link to a diagram
    https://picasaweb.google.com/110297595278760536729/PanelWiringDiagram?noredirect=1#550797969035
    0514498,as to the transformer, if mounted inside a control panel I would sugg...

  • Posted in thread: Intermittent pilot system help please on 08-15-2014 at 03:38 AM
    You will need a bigger enclosure to provide room for switches and transformer, something more
    like 10X12X6 would be appropriate, don't start too small and lament the fact that there is not
    enough room...

  • Posted in thread: Intermittent pilot system help please on 08-14-2014 at 03:24 AM
    For an enclosure something along the lines of a NEMA 12 or 4 would work as you will spill
    something on it before you can say it will never happen. With the honeywell valves you will
    need a 120-24VAC t...

  • Posted in thread: Intermittent pilot system help please on 08-13-2014 at 03:20 AM
    A quick question, you want to go high pressure or low pressure propane, or NG. A couple things
    are universal, the Y8610 ignition module and the Q345 pilot burner. If you want to go the high
    pressure L...

  • Posted in thread: Please Help - BCS 462 to Honeywell VR8200a on 07-20-2014 at 03:43 AM
    Sialas, Sorry about the delay, about the only things that could happen are the internal
    regulator is missing a spring (the one changed for conversion), or the inlet pressure has
    tripped the over press...

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