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Old 08-29-2008, 03:41 AM   #1
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So, i was just wondering, do you think there is anyway of blowing all the trub to the sides of the pot?

I have a keggle, so i have a dip tube going down to the center, so i don't want all the trub to build up in the middle. Not sure if this is possible, just brainstorming

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Old 08-29-2008, 04:14 AM   #2
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Make a centrifuge, strap your kettle down, and get the hell out of dodge.

Why don't you just make your dip tube at the edge, and create a vortex that will bring the trub to the center?

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Old 08-29-2008, 04:18 AM   #3
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Rig up a potter's wheel to hold your kettle, and letter spin for 20 minutes. That should do it!
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Old 08-29-2008, 08:54 PM   #4
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Short answer: No.
The reason for the cone is that the liquid on the outside is moving faster than the middle. Yes it's all at the same RPM, but a ball on the outside will travel at (say) 500 feet per minute and one at the center would be zero.

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Old 01-12-2009, 12:09 AM   #5
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Tilt keg sideways let trub settle to one side, or more smartly would be to get a dip tube that went to the side.


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Old 01-12-2009, 12:53 AM   #6
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Try a hop-stopper.
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