All Stainless Steel Element - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Electric Brewing > All Stainless Steel Element

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-06-2011, 07:09 PM   #1
Double-R
Recipes 
 
Mar 2010
Newburgh,NY
Posts: 316
Liked 10 Times on 9 Posts



Have the 240v 5500W ripple element at the moment..
Before brewing, I have to remove it to clean off rust.
Sometimes i don't brew because or the "Detach wires, Unscrew..etc..etc"
Any, "All" Stainless Steel Element out there..
Or the next best thing, Looking to not having to remove element

 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-2011, 07:39 PM   #2
samc
Recipes 
 
Aug 2008
Portland OR
Posts: 5,387
Liked 62 Times on 58 Posts


Rust? Or caked on Proteins?

After brewing many of us heat 170F Oxiclean or PBW water and cook it for awhile and then brush off any residue. If you are seeing rust you might need to install a water heater anode. Look for the RV magnesium anode talked about elsewhere on HBT.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-2011, 08:07 PM   #3
nostalgia
 
nostalgia's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Feb 2008
Port Murray, NJ
Posts: 2,404
Liked 97 Times on 57 Posts


Mine develops a tiny bit of surface rust, but I just give it a rinse before brewing and don't worry about it.

McMaster-Carr sells stainless immersion heaters. A 1" NPT screw-in job will only cost you $201.43. And the largest they have is 1500w

-Joe
__________________
I'm opening a brewery! Man Skirt Brewing

Progress is always up on my Facebook page

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
tri-clover removable element - brewershardware element adapter canyonbrewer Electric Brewing 44 04-22-2013 02:24 AM
What does your element look like? dboblitt Electric Brewing 4 01-10-2012 04:08 PM
What's this on my new element? HearthstoneBrewery Electric Brewing 8 12-07-2011 03:26 AM
ULWD element dry firing and element lifespan Ajgeo Electric Brewing 5 08-04-2011 07:42 PM
2000w element BK McCuckerson Electric Brewing 35 03-28-2011 04:45 PM


Forum Jump