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Old 04-01-2013, 05:45 PM   #1
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Just started using star san a weeks ago and it work wonderfully. The question is that it says its corrosive so is it safe to use in kegs and other metals or should I find an alternative? If so what would you suggest?


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Old 04-01-2013, 05:50 PM   #2
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I've been using it in all of my kegs without issue. I imagine it is fine for any stainless equipment, especially when properly diluted.


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Old 04-01-2013, 05:54 PM   #3
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Don't spill it at full strength on your wife's countertops.
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Old 04-01-2013, 07:11 PM   #4
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I've been using it in all of my kegs without issue. I imagine it is fine for any stainless equipment, especially when properly diluted.
Are you referring to the 1oz. per gallon
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Are you referring to the 1oz. per gallon
1oz per 5 gallons, if I remember correctly....
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Old 04-02-2013, 12:10 AM   #6
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^ Your memory is fine. 1 oz per 5 gallons...

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Ha!! ^^^ that's what I meant to put (5gallons)
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It's definitely fine to use on stainless- that's pretty much what it's designed for. Lots of people keep kegs of the stuff around just to keep it handy. If you have any aluminum, it will eat right through the oxide layer and corrode the metal, though.
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It's fine to use on stainless. Although I wouldn't store it in stainless for long periods of time. I've listened to a few podcasts\interviews with charlie daniels (worked @ 5 star & created star-san) who advised against extended contact time with stainless.
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Fine on stainless, carbon steel, and copper. Etches concrete horribly so try not to spill on the basement floor.


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