Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > DIY Projects > Brew Stands > Brewing rig schematic
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-15-2012, 09:38 PM   #1
rgcalsaverini
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: SP, Brazil
Posts: 19
Default Brewing rig schematic

Hey folks! I wanted to get some professional opinions on my new rig schematic, so here it is.
Oh, and I forgot to translate it from Portuguese to English, my bad. It should not be a problem though, and by the way bomba = pump, įgua = water and TC is a plate heat exchanger

The full schematic:


Getting the strike water ready:


Dough-in:


Recirculating mash and HLT trough heat exchanger to keep mash temp:


Vorlauf (it shouldn't be necessary, but I want to be able to do it):


Fly sparging:


Whirlpooling:


Dumping the hot break:


Chilling the wort and sending it to the fermenter:


Sorry for the huge amount of images!

So, any insights?
rgcalsaverini is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-16-2012, 06:17 AM   #2
day_trippr
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Stow, MA
Posts: 12,561
Liked 1625 Times on 1306 Posts

Default

25 valves?

I sure hope this isn't a five gallon system

Cheers!
day_trippr is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-16-2012, 02:59 PM   #3
rgcalsaverini
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: SP, Brazil
Posts: 19
Default

Yeah, I know! hehehe
Its actually 35 gal, and since I want it fully automated via computer, I'm not sure if I could remove any =(
You would do it any differently?
rgcalsaverini is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2012, 04:43 AM   #4
day_trippr
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Stow, MA
Posts: 12,561
Liked 1625 Times on 1306 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by rgcalsaverini View Post
[...]You would do it any differently?
Latitude is given for a 1bbl or larger system

If you're going for total automation anyway, you might look into using a common transfer manifold or two and plumbing everything into that/those. I've seen some pretty cool systems using that technique and it strikes me that many fewer valves and a lot less piping were involved...

Cheers!
day_trippr is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2012, 03:21 PM   #5
rgcalsaverini
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: SP, Brazil
Posts: 19
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by day_trippr View Post
[...] you might look into using a common transfer manifold or two and plumbing everything into that/those [...]
Humm, sounds interesting! But I have no idea of what you are talking about, do you have a thread / schematic to share?

Thanks
rgcalsaverini is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2012, 01:12 AM   #6
rgcalsaverini
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: SP, Brazil
Posts: 19
Default

This is the model. There were a few corrections and adaptions made to the schematic, and most likely there's still a lot of mistakes.



rgcalsaverini is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Schematic Issue Bruwsomtin Brew Stands 10 02-23-2011 11:49 PM
E-Rig Schematic review please SweetSounds Brew Stands 50 07-26-2010 01:52 PM
pid controller schematic pp270 Brew Stands 5 02-20-2010 12:24 PM
RIMS - Schematic - Need your input Aust1227 Brew Stands 4 04-04-2008 02:18 AM
Need a sanity check on my schematic.. skifast1 Brew Stands 35 05-03-2007 02:39 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS