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Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 06-26-2014, 08:38 PM
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Posted By tannnick
If there is anyone that can answer a few...

If there is anyone that can answer a few questions about ladder logic for Click PLC, I would greatly appreciate some help. I've got everything wired up in the control panel and, I believe, most of...
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 05-16-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By tannnick
Best PLC/controller for keg washer

I am in the process of building a professional keg washer and would really like to automate it. It will consist of 10 solenoid valves and 2 pumps. The heating element will be controlled separately by...
Forum: Electric Brewing 01-21-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By tannnick
Having trouble wiring motorized ball valve 5 wire

Hey yall, I am trying to install a motorized ball valve on my hlt to keep it full with a float level switch. The motorized ball valve I purchased, http://misolie.com/showshop.asp?id=450, has 5 wires...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-25-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 647
Posted By tannnick
Why does your mash schedule decrease in temp? It...

Why does your mash schedule decrease in temp? It should start low and finish high. 140 to 158 over 2 hours will get you a great amount of fermentables. Or just 146 for 60 even will do it. Once you go...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 03-06-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 60,737
Posted By tannnick
celiacsurvivor, did you respond and then change...

celiacsurvivor, did you respond and then change your response? I got an email saying you think the sorgum is ok but the buckwheat is not? Now you think they both will work? I was under the impression...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 03-05-2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 60,737
Posted By tannnick
Will this work?...

Will this work? http://www.pleasanthillgrain.com/buy_buckwheat_purchase_organic_buckwheat_bulk.aspx and...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-20-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,627
Posted By tannnick
Still works today after that one time...

Still works today after that one time disassembly. Must run some pbw or oxyclean or some caustic through it. Normally do chiller and heating element in bk at the same time. Works great!
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 11-03-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By tannnick
Yes that is the switch I am using Thank you PJ.

Yes that is the switch I am using
Thank you PJ.
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 11-02-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By tannnick
The switch is from auber ins. I can provide a pic...

The switch is from auber ins. I can provide a pic later.
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 11-01-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By tannnick
I am using a basic 3 way switch. Where would I...

I am using a basic 3 way switch. Where would I get 1 of those switches?
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 11-01-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By tannnick
1 pump with a 3 way switch for manual and auto?

Is it possible to hook 1 pump up to 2 sides of a 3 way switch using 1 side as manual control, 1 side as off, and the 3rd side as an auto control having a float switch control the pump? Thank you
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-26-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By tannnick
Quick update, I am using these float switches...

Quick update, I am using these float switches inline to control contactors/relays on the AC side to protect against dry firing of elements and also to control a relay for auto sparge for a pump. If a...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-26-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,957
Posted By tannnick
I likewise did this for a while. On a keggle, I...

I likewise did this for a while. On a keggle, I had the exposed wires out the back and the ground shoved into the little hole on the bottom of the keg. One slip and that kegs becomes charged with...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-24-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,957
Posted By tannnick
If you look here...

If you look here (http://www.theelectricbrewery.com/heating-elements?page=3), this is where I saw it. I just made another one. These are great.
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-22-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,022
Posted By tannnick
Reviving this thread, P-J, are you confident in...

Reviving this thread, P-J, are you confident in that above diagram? I PMed you with some updated info. I would like to use this same setup but in a 208v setting with 6000w elements. Thank you.
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Forum: Electric Brewing 10-22-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By tannnick
Not sure if this is what i want to do. Thanks.

Not sure if this is what i want to do. Thanks.
Forum: DIY Projects 10-22-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,957
Posted By tannnick
You need to create a grounded box around the...

You need to create a grounded box around the element. I took a small round metal junction box and drilled a big enough hole through a very skinny metal faceplate and slide the element through it...
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-17-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By tannnick
These selector switches are rated for AC and DC...

These selector switches are rated for AC and DC switching. There shouldn't be a problem to put inline between the PID and SSR. Another question, how would I wire a float switch for AC control for a...
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-17-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By tannnick
I understand how to wire this for heating...

I understand how to wire this for heating elements. It would go inline between the PID and SSR. BUT, is this rated for pumps on AC? I would like to use it to control my sparge water pump. Is this...
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-17-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 526
Posted By tannnick
Connecting float switch to tri clamp

Has anyone had any luck attaching the stainless float switch from oscsys.com to a tri clamp to use in a kettle? I have some really nice equipment that I do not need to penetrate the side of the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-06-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By tannnick
go for it, I just don't know how much for the...

go for it, I just don't know how much for the substitute.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-06-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By tannnick
Well it depends. Adding it in boil will make it a...

Well it depends. Adding it in boil will make it a fermentable and the sugars will ferment and flavor will be reduced. If you add in secondary, while it could still ferment some, you are really just...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-06-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By tannnick
I would maybe naturally carb in the bottle. When...

I would maybe naturally carb in the bottle. When you use a beergun, assuming you are, a beer won't last 5 months with the oxygen introduction no matter what strength. If it lasts longer than 5...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-29-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By tannnick
Supply is 208v. I am putting 3 6000w 208v...

Supply is 208v. I am putting 3 6000w 208v elements in HLT and 3 in the BK. I will have 1 2000w 208v element in a RIMS Tube. I have 4 PIDs, 3 for controlling the HLT, RIMS, and BK and the other to...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-29-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,268
Posted By tannnick
What size is that thread on that sensor? That...

What size is that thread on that sensor? That thing is pretty spiffy.

Ok, so you think a rims won't scorch the wort? I've always had issues with that. Not from experience, just logically. 2000w...
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