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Old 02-04-2013, 11:54 PM   #1
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So this is my second build after I had one 10 gal herms system with one PID. I have been dreaming up this rig for a long time. It is going to be 99% sanitary 25 gal system, hard plumbed with auto valves and all triclovers. i have a ridiculous amount of tri-clovers and sanitary tubing already to be set up. I plan on running;

brewtroller- The full tilt with auto fill on BK and HLT
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5-2 way 12v valves
2-3 Way 12v Valves
2 burners- one on HLT and BK

Please let me know if you find any problems.

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Old 02-05-2013, 04:58 PM   #2
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Old 02-06-2013, 08:01 PM   #3
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What are the gray boxes w/ the blue levers? Are those manual valves?
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yeah I have three manual valves
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Are you gravity feeding into the BK? otherwise I don't understand how you are going to get fluid from the MLT to the BK. Whats going to stop the fluid from going to the HLT coil?
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Wait... are the blue boxes supposed to be the 2 and 3 way 12v valves?
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:31 PM   #7
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Reason for manual valve before P2? Without knowing the reason, I would look at removing it and relocating the valve after P1 to the HERMs line to control flow on both the strike/sparge and recirc.
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Tv, those are 2 and 3 way 12v Valves. And no I am not gravity feeding the system, the valve under the MLT opens hits the pump and runs right. unless I am missunderstanding that the 3way valves are not in L config.
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Here are some comments/questions.

- The diagram has both pumps labeled as P1.
- Same Question as mattd2, what is the purpuse of the manual valve before P2 Inlet.
- Are you planning on recirculating the HLT water?
- Is the CW - cold water? as in your water supply? If so, why is there an additional one on the BK?
- Are you using a cooler?
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where are you sourcing the automatic sanitary valves (and for 25 gallon I'm assuming 3/4" or 1") from and how much are they each? I looked around but couldn't find reasonable price ones for my psycho keg washer and want to automate the hell out of it too.


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