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Old 03-05-2012, 06:04 PM   #11
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From what I can see they are ok, not already tested ia a live environment. They come with 3 wires, the same as the two ways valves.

Very soon I will start seriously the build, the last bricks of the wall are coming in the next days!

Feel free to ask anything you may need to know.

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Old 07-28-2012, 03:59 PM   #12
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Hello all,

taking a better look at my schemas, following the suggestion here received and a specific question from a hbt user, I have searched and found an alternative solution, in order to clean every single part with water. And, btw, it seems that this solution will allow to save one 2 way valve in the part list.

Just matter of finishing my build and test if everything will work as expected.

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Old 07-28-2012, 07:03 PM   #13
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Hey kind of off topic but what software are you using to draw your schematics?

 
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Old 07-28-2012, 08:38 PM   #14
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Hi Lumpyyyyy!

In the first post of this thread I had left the link to a power point file you could find useful for your needs.
That is not updated with my last version, just let me know if you need it.
I work with mac, the original file was in apple keynote format, then converted to power point for a wider audience.


hope this helps

cheers


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Old 07-29-2012, 12:29 AM   #15
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How do you plan on sanitizing the counter flow chiller? Why not just chill using the existent coil in the hlt? That's what most do with the herms setup
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Old 07-29-2012, 07:17 AM   #16
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How do you plan on sanitizing the counter flow chiller? Why not just chill using the existent coil in the hlt? That's what most do with the herms setup
Water, water, water and finally sanitizing solution all along the hoses, valves and coils. I've seen also other way to cool down the wort, as you point out, but in my brief experience I've found very efficient the counterflow solution.
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Old 08-03-2012, 08:20 PM   #17
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Why not just chill using the existent coil in the hlt? That's what most do with the herms setup
I don't do that. I actually don't know any herms users that do personally.

 
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Old 08-06-2012, 01:50 AM   #18
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How do you plan on sanitizing the counter flow chiller? Why not just chill using the existent coil in the hlt? That's what most do with the herms setup

Thats what I do. During the boil, drain the HLT... then as the boil get close to the end fill the HLT with 40lbs of ice (I use keggles) and fill with water, It's very efficient. IMHO, having a CF chiller as well as a coil in the HERMS is redundant. I don't believe there is a right or wrong way, just different ways of accomplishing the same thing.

 
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:55 PM   #19
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I really like your setup.

What I did notice is in Phase 5 & Phase 6 you have Pump 1 used for both processes. In doing so you will be unable to fly sparge, do you fly sparge or batch sparge?


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