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Posted in thread: Glycol pump on 08-11-2016 at 03:50 PM
I started with a bare condensing unit and piped it to a brazed plate heat exchanger. The pump
is a Little Giant 4 series and is relatively quiet, but I'm used to having a pump and
associated noise run...
Posted in thread: Glycol pump on 08-11-2016 at 02:59 PM
you could use a traditional external pump and pipe the suction up and into your glycol vessel.
you would have to prime the pump the first time, but assuming no air gets sucked in should
allow the pump...
Posted in thread: DIY glycol chilled plastic conical fermenters on 06-07-2016 at 11:52 AM
Thanks but, I've got a small warehouse of parts so I think I'm good with the exception of ss
compression bulkheads to go through my lids and attach to the cooling coil.
Posted in thread: DIY glycol chilled plastic conical fermenters on 06-07-2016 at 02:46 AM
Here's my progress so far. Condenser set was piped to the plate heat exchanger this weekend and
we mocked up the pumps into enclosures at the bottom of the stand. We have most of the controls
Posted in thread: Stainless Tri Clover to CANNING jar lid for Conical yeast harvesting on 05-31-2016 at 08:17 PM
Do I get a commission for the original idea? ;) you found a source for SS bands yet? Even
though they aren't in contact with the beer I hate it when they get corroded and the ones I
have seem to get ...
Posted in thread: Stainless shell and tube for chilling on 03-16-2016 at 07:54 PM
With it horizontal the wort might not be filling the upper tubes and shorting you some surface
area for cooling. If you pump has enough capacity you might be able to run full throttle
through the chil...
Posted in thread: Plastic Conical Drain Type: 1.5" FPT or 2" MPT on 02-18-2016 at 04:12 PM
At the end of the day threads are threads in a fermenter and will collect "stuff" at some point
or another. the 2" mpt does give you a larger outlet compared to the 1.5" which is a plus and
might be w...
Posted in thread: Tri Clover Fittings on 02-18-2016 at 02:06 PM
Hello,I have a few 1" TC butterfly and ball valves. Which style are you looking for? I can grab
some photos tonight if you are interested. $40 each plus shipping.Thanks,Walter
Posted in thread: DIY glycol chilled plastic conical fermenters on 02-15-2016 at 07:19 PM
Why don't you put one ferrule inside and one outside of the lid so you can attach a sprayball
inside, or was that the plan and something went wrong?
Posted in thread: 1.5" & 2" TC butterfly valves on 02-15-2016 at 02:48 PM
So the 1.5 " that has a 1.5" bore? What size fitting does it fit to? piping is sized by the
OD(O) of the pipe, so the bore of the valve is slightly under the "nominal"(O) size callout.
The 1-1/2"(O) ...