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Old 04-29-2009, 07:56 AM   #1
Nov 2008
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Hi guys,

I've just won this pump on Ebay,
What do you say, is it suitable for brewing?

my only concern is that It's rated for only 200F.


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Old 04-29-2009, 11:25 AM   #2
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Mar 2008
Miami, FL
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Yeah it looks fine, but I don't know if I would run boiling wort through it. Maybe only use it for the mash process?
Current Rig
5.5KW E-Kettle
MasterFlex Peristaltic Primary Pump
March Secondary Pump
Therminator for Chilling

Automated Grain Drop
Automated Hop Dropper

System controlled via BrewTroller

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Old 04-29-2009, 01:04 PM   #3
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Yes, it's perfectly OK for brewing. The 200 F specification limit is for fluid lines under pressure and it has to do with the strength of the pump components when exposed to high temperatures. We home brewers operate these pumps at very, very low pressures so it really isn't much relevent for our application.

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