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Old 03-21-2013, 09:05 PM   #21
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No, there has to be enough volume to make it spin and clean properly. On the Brewhemoth CIP thread this type of pump has been discussed and someone tried it. It did not produce enough volume to work.
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f11/brew...ml#post4941698

Interesting. Just took a look at that pump and it is much lower volume than the one I linked. 0.67gpm at 40psi. The one I linked is 3gpm at 60psi.

Regardless, I'd rather use a submersible 110V pump than that one anyway, I'm just wary because none of them are rated up to the high pressure required by the spray balls. Pretty much why I started this thread.


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Old 06-28-2013, 01:46 AM   #22
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I have a Chinese pump in use for more than ten years, purchased on line.
My setup uses non rotating spray balls.
Not a good pump if used with cheep low pressure hoses in case of a blockage.
The pressure I tested got close to 65 psi.

The only non stainless part inside the pump housing was a brass screw I replaced with stain less.

Old post #11
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f11/cip-pump-worthy-235847/

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Old 02-03-2015, 06:30 PM   #23
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I use a mcmaster spray ball with my march pump, works perfect!
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