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Old 10-04-2011, 01:16 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by gromfy View Post
Sorry if this is a dumb question, but is the 25' to reduce the speed/strength of the pour? I just put together a seltzer system with a motorized carbonator and a 425SS, with only about 2' of line. At 45 psi, it comes out too violently to control. Is the solution to coil up a bunch of dispensing length in the fridge?
Originally Posted by gromfy View Post
I just put in 35' of 1/8 and am astonished at what a huge difference it made. Probably too much...I may shorten it.

The physics mystifies me. I expected that a more narrow tube would increase pressure, like a smaller nozzle on a garden hose. It must be due to friction?

Thanks for the help and advice.
Yes. Each line type has it's own inherent "resistance" and thus cause the fluid to slow down.

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