Spike Brewing Giveaway - New v3 Kettle

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Equipment/Sanitation > Adding Easy Whirlpool off CFC
Thread Tools
Old 11-06-2009, 03:07 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas
Posts: 462
Liked 5 Times on 5 Posts

Default Adding Easy Whirlpool off CFC

I have a CFC a la Cheyco's design, with a 3/8 soft copper output. When I cool, I'm recirculating from that back into my BK right now with a bit of silicone tubing, but I'd like some kind of flexible but rigid tubing that could articulate into the BK and whirlpool. I was thinking maybe just a long piece of 3/8 copper but would like to be able to remove it for storage. Any suggestions?

doggage is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2009, 03:34 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
harley03's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Macomb, MI
Posts: 248
Likes Given: 1



My thoughts if you’re using a converted keg as a boil kettle is just to make a solid 3/8 tube from copper and a few elbows that is positioned inside the boil kettle. The tube would run from the top of the kettle down the side and then have a 90 degree elbow that would direct flow to the outer perimeter of the kettle forming your whirlpool.

You would then just install a quick disconnect to hook your hose of from the CFC to the kettle. This is what I plan on doing with my HERMS design only out of 1/2 inch.

Another idea that I have seen floating around is using loc-line from McMaster. This is flexible plastic line that can be adjusted to many positions and have many uses. Just search loc-line.
Kegs and Kickstands Brewery

"Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming--"Wow! What a Ride!""
harley03 is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Why Whirlpool? Grimsawyer General Techniques 19 07-28-2013 12:06 AM
Can I whirlpool w/ this...... Dog House Brew Equipment/Sanitation 3 08-31-2009 02:17 PM
adding whirlpool to keggle defenestrate Kettles, Mash Tuns, & Hot Liquor Tanks 3 02-20-2009 01:15 AM
First kegged beer - Easy come, Easy go BREW N QUE Bottling/Kegging 8 06-24-2008 09:04 PM
It's just that easy? whaddya mean it's just that easy? EvilTOJ General Techniques 3 11-19-2007 02:14 PM

Forum Jump