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Posted in thread: Cake pan + skateboard wheel + bike brakes = homemade peristaltic pump?? on 10-08-2013 at 01:55 PM
Awesome work carkom. I have not been brewing much this year but have also been searching for a
more robust head to replace the cake pans. The brakedrum looks like a perfect replacement. Glad
to hear i...
Posted in thread: Show us your panel on 01-24-2013 at 08:01 PM
Here's my simple PWM control panel:Very clean, looks awesome with the custom decals!
Posted in thread: Show us your panel on 01-23-2013 at 02:33 AM
Here is my panel, I am better at engineering than I am at taking pictures: the inside, some
wires need to be straightened out once development is done: and build progress are
here.Hardware build is ...
Posted in thread: Cake pan + skateboard wheel + bike brakes = homemade peristaltic pump?? on 01-16-2013 at 11:52 PM
The springs to prevent kinking on your tubing connections are a nice touch. I might have
mentioned them in my brewery build thread. Either way they are 3/4" PrimoChill Anti-Kink Coils.
They are intend...
Posted in thread: Cake pan + skateboard wheel + bike brakes = homemade peristaltic pump?? on 01-16-2013 at 04:47 AM
It has been a while since I have updated here. I have two pumps built and used one of them
regularly as I brewed 5 batches over the holidays. There were a couple tweeks here and there
but by the last ...
Posted in thread: My FULL-ON electric build thread on 12-14-2012 at 01:51 AM
I will eventually have a way of metering the strike volume, actually two ways. The plumbing
plan has strike water leaving the HLT and traveling through the HEX coil in the HERMS tank
before hitting th...
Posted in thread: My FULL-ON electric build thread on 12-12-2012 at 05:04 AM
Can't believe it has been over a month since my last post, work is taking priority right now
:(Half-step it. Hell, 16th step it. you'll quiet it down a fair bit.I half step currently.
There is a trade...
Posted in thread: My FULL-ON electric build thread on 10-29-2012 at 04:06 AM
Very nice. I've seen a LOT of brewery builds, and this one has to be at the top of the list.
Not only are you using a very advanced system of controls, you're one of a very few who have
Posted in thread: My FULL-ON electric build thread on 09-28-2012 at 05:20 AM
Have you thaught of using a plc to control this masterpiece or are you happy with your
processor interface? I know labview interfaces with plc's nicely. .The originally concept for
this was to be ent...
Posted in thread: What value does a contactor add? on 09-25-2012 at 03:12 PM
I designed on the side of caution. A main contactor is connected to the 50A service input to my
power panel. Each of the two element legs are switched by separate SSRs and the SSR outputs are