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Posted in thread: What percent do you set your BK? on 12-28-2014 at 04:43 PM
Everyone really should post boil volume and element wattage with their posts.+1Any comparisons
to your particular system is moot without knowing these two variables.
Posted in thread: Electricians: Help! 240v power supply to 120v Element help on 12-27-2014 at 06:23 PM
If you use a L6-30 outlet for 120V, I recommend you put a label above or below it saying "120
volts", because the outlet pattern implies 240V.What z-bob said...No real danger. Just the
delay in brewin...
Posted in thread: Thread sealing on 12-26-2014 at 04:19 AM
Most common thread sealing compounds, including teflon tape, are rated for temperatures above
Posted in thread: electric set-up w/ decoction brewing on 12-26-2014 at 03:49 AM
Borosilicate glass is not rated for an open flame. Please be careful, hopefully it will just
make a mess, but you can lift it off the burner and the bottom will stay there. They get stress
Posted in thread: PID/SSR with SSVR power control on 12-24-2014 at 02:37 PM
Thanks processhead. I agree, the circuit will get more complicated.However, I would like to
regulate peak power when the PID energizes the SSR during mash circulation. The main, and
Posted in thread: SSR Advice on 12-23-2014 at 03:30 PM
Crydom and Opto 22.Beware the bargain stuff from questionable sellers.
Posted in thread: PID/SSR with SSVR power control on 12-23-2014 at 03:25 PM
If you want to use one control setup for both elements, you will be best off using one PID and
one SSR to do both.A PID can do precise control of the RIMS but will operate the SSR/element at
Posted in thread: 120V RIMS Controller Planning Help on 12-22-2014 at 03:17 PM
Most people put a mechanical relay in series so that they can say with 100% certainty that the
circuit is not energized. I don't think it is redundant or a waste.In this circuit, the main
Posted in thread: In Search Of A True Clean In Place System on 12-22-2014 at 03:26 AM
Home-brewers can use CIP principles in several areas, although not to the extent used in a
commercial food or beverage operation.One example: After am initial warm water rinse, I use the
RIMS pump to ...
Posted in thread: PID/SSR setup help on 12-21-2014 at 01:43 AM
Problem was when I upped the set temperature to 350, the elements start glowing as they should;
also, now that autotune was completed, the PID was showing a PV (im assuming it is some indexed