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Old 03-04-2012, 01:07 PM   #1
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Love my aluminum pot. (also have a keggle). Is it feasible to use weldless ball valves etc on aluminum?

 
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Old 03-04-2012, 01:33 PM   #2
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Yes, no problem as long as it's not extremely thin wall.
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Old 03-04-2012, 02:10 PM   #3
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No problems with my weldless ball valve from bargain fittings or sight glass/temperature probe from Bobby_M on my Aluminum brew kettle.

I have an Update International APT-40

Go for it.

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Old 03-04-2012, 03:21 PM   #4
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while not commonly done....I believe you can also silver solder fitting to aluminum ...

 
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