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HEX my heat exchanger
« on: June 30, 2012, 10:00:07 PM »
This quick video is about my new heat exchanger that I have been working on, getting it ready for the first wet test.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIJascCLwHo&feature=plcp

Quick update, here is the wet test video;
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djQGfrJKwgw

« Last Edit: July 01, 2012, 04:49:22 PM by another1 »
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Re: HEX my heat exchanger
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2012, 03:52:34 AM »
Very cool!
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Re: HEX my heat exchanger
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2012, 06:32:55 AM »
That's some sexy stuff!
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Re: HEX my heat exchanger
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2012, 07:14:22 AM »
Like that SS!
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Re: HEX my heat exchanger
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2012, 07:40:47 AM »
Great build, well done!

What was the SS tube originally from? Did you build it specifically for the HEX?

Do you think you'll add a pump to recirc the water?

Will this gadget be used for other heat exchanges aside from the mash? (cooling at knockout, sparge heating, etc.)

Did you have any trouble overshooting the water temp / relief valve pops? I think I saw that the tube is also vented at the top.
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Re: HEX my heat exchanger
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2012, 07:48:27 AM »
That looks like one of those pumps from greatbreweh.com.  I have a couple but haven't hooked them up yet. Great to see one in action.

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Re: HEX my heat exchanger
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2012, 11:30:09 AM »
That's a nice price for those pumps. Was shipping a killer?
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Re: HEX my heat exchanger
« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2012, 06:50:30 PM »
I think they are caught up with the backlog of orders. Shouldn't take too long.

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