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Old 03-10-2007, 09:50 PM   #1
Oct 2006
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Anyone ever try using a milk can modified for a boiler???? I think they are aluminum

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Old 03-10-2007, 09:53 PM   #2
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Milk cans will be either stainless steel, if they're fairly current....or galvanized steel with soldered joints if they're older.

Don't even think of using a galvanized one, unless you're just generating steam from one (You said "boiler").
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Old 03-10-2007, 11:38 PM   #3
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I know a couple pros locally who are using dairy equipment, but we are talking 5-10 barrel. I haven't seen a milk can in 40 years.
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