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Title: 200L Automated Brewery Project
Post by: jonathon on April 13, 2010, 08:59:44 AM
Hey guys,
Thought I would share my brewery project with you.
have a look at the build sequence here.
http://www.digitalebrewery.com (http://www.digitalebrewery.com)

Great forum, there is some good info on here.

Cheers.

(http://www.digitalebrewery.com/wp-content/gallery/plumbing/fbook_100402_66.jpg)
Title: Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
Post by: dhacker on April 13, 2010, 11:30:33 AM
The pinnacle of home brew rigs . .

Fabulous!  :)
Title: Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
Post by: euge on April 13, 2010, 05:30:03 PM
I am impressed as well. Makes my black-iron on concrete blocks look childish. Which it is...

Title: Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
Post by: Beertracker on April 13, 2010, 07:22:10 PM
Whoa! I'm going to leave now while drooling, panting & tongue hanging out.  ;D
Title: Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
Post by: eccsynd on April 13, 2010, 09:13:29 PM
I'm particularly impressed with how you were able to bend the stainless beam into such a nice arc.  (and the concrete block too  ;))
Title: Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
Post by: jonathon on April 13, 2010, 10:43:23 PM
Thanks guys,
Ye ol fish eye lens distorts things a bit..
http://www.digitalebrewery.com (http://www.digitalebrewery.com)
(http://www.digitalebrewery.com/wp-content/gallery/whole-system/system.jpg)
Title: Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
Post by: slimsparty on May 17, 2010, 11:50:29 PM
that is awesome!! 
Title: Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
Post by: Kaiser on May 18, 2010, 01:06:10 AM
That thing is fantastic.

Do you have a short list of spec or a decription somewhere? I'm curious how you are heating it and what steps you automated.

Kai
Title: Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
Post by: kylekohlmorgen on May 18, 2010, 06:03:01 PM
Great project!

Do you do all the welding, fab, and PLC programming yourself? Thats a hell of a skill set!
Title: Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
Post by: slimsparty on May 19, 2010, 04:17:52 PM
i bet there would be a market for that system.
Title: Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
Post by: jonathon on June 08, 2010, 02:10:23 AM
That thing is fantastic.

Do you have a short list of spec or a decription somewhere? I'm curious how you are heating it and what steps you automated.

Kai

I'm in the process of documenting the operation and automation side of things. There is a bit more info on my webpage. www.digitalebrewery.com (http://www.digitalebrewery.com)

Great project!

Do you do all the welding, fab, and PLC programming yourself? Thats a hell of a skill set!

Cheers mate,
Yes all the work I have done myself, I'm a qualified industrial electrician and have a workshop kitted out with lathe, mill, tig welder and such.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKyL7GCI12M (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKyL7GCI12M)

i bet there would be a market for that system.

Do you think? Would it be slightly small? although it would be rather easy to adapt bigger tanks..

Cheers
Jonathon.
Title: Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
Post by: jonathon on June 08, 2010, 02:48:30 AM
Here is the latest pic, control cabinet mounted mash agitator in.
(http://www.digitalebrewery.com/wp-content/gallery/whole-system/dsc_0032.jpg)
Title: Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
Post by: dak0415 on June 08, 2010, 01:07:34 PM
Drool! :P
Title: Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
Post by: bluesman on June 08, 2010, 02:26:33 PM
That is one fine looking system. Let us know how it works out.