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  1. ClaudiusB

    My mostly automated brucontrol setup

    Loading like peons stopped many rears ago:D:D. All done with air.
  2. ClaudiusB

    Automating Hop and Adjunct additions?

    Not as shiny as the hop dispenser from Die Beerery but way older than him.:ban:
  3. ClaudiusB

    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    I use wave sounds to give verbal instructions, warnings etc.
  4. ClaudiusB

    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    I use wave sounds to give verbal instructions, warnings etc.
  5. ClaudiusB

    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    I use wave sounds to give verbal instructions, warnings etc.
  6. ClaudiusB

    PLC - Touchscreen Control Panel (TEB Based)

    Going with BC is the way to go if just starting, saves you some money. I did my PLC project 20 years ago and started with an IDEC which was quick replaced with Automation Direct controllers. Now I am running a few PLCs which communicate with each other through power line Ethernet adapters plus...
  7. ClaudiusB

    Yet another PID question.

    His SSR controller works different. According to the Mypin manual the SSR alarm out supplies 24VDC +/- 2V
  8. ClaudiusB

    1/32 din temperature display

    Will this work, not DIN. Only $ 10.89. https://www.ebay.com/itm/0-56-PT100-Thermometer-200-450-Digital-display-LED-Temperature-Sensor-red/192767567106?hash=item2ce1d7a502:g:FCAAAOSwHGJcHqLD&frcectupt=true
  9. ClaudiusB

    Ultrasonic sensors for filling a Grainfather?

    I have been using an low priced open ultrasonic sensor for a few years in my cold water supply tank plus flow meters . The sensor is used during automatic filling the mash tuns only, water removed on command from the PLC. Since mine is not enclosed it needs to be replaced between 18-24 months...
  10. ClaudiusB

    My mostly automated brucontrol setup

    I installed a trap door more than ten years ago to combat the steam from popping up the hops in the first tube.. A solenoid opens and closes the door as required.
  11. ClaudiusB

    Full auto minus hop additions

    Great job. Shouldn't read full auto minus hop and grain additions?
  12. ClaudiusB

    Automated Keg/Fermenter Cleaner Concept

    I use the low foaming Sani Clean from the same maker in my setup with five gallon containers filled with three gallons max.
  13. ClaudiusB

    Automated carbonation control

    Here are two pictures what I use to monitor my CO2. The unit has different program parameters to control the outputs. I use it to monitor CO2 loss in the distribution system,, turns the CO2 delivery system off in case of loss. This unit will work for your application too, set the pressure limit...
  14. ClaudiusB

    Automated carbonation control

    Search for Johnson Controls Electronic Pressure Control
  15. ClaudiusB

    Automated Hop Addition

    It's a 24 VDC, 1.8 RPM motor. Solenoid protective housing 24 VDC tubular solenoid, 3 kg pull force (depends on your requirement.) Similar to this ebay version...
  16. ClaudiusB

    Automated Hop Addition

    In this old picture it is the black wire.:D:D
  17. ClaudiusB

    Automated Hop Addition

    I use an air amplifier for grain transport from the mill, 30 foot run.
  18. ClaudiusB

    Automated Hop Addition

    Steam will effect the hops and makes them expend inside the tube. I installed a solenoid with a trapdoor to prevent steam going up. A few old pics. My set up is running for years now.
  19. ClaudiusB

    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    Looks great!! I miss wire numbers;)
  20. ClaudiusB

    Let’s see you PLC Automation setup.

    I do like Automation Direct PLCs, easy to use. I started in 1995 with an IDEC but was too limited. I never liked Allen Bradley and local support in 1995 was very costly.
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