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Offline denny

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Re: BrewJacket
« Reply #15 on: April 28, 2014, 01:13:43 PM »
The rod that goes in the beer is made of anodized Aluminum. Isn't aluminum bad post kettle? Maybe the anodizing makes it ok?

That's a question I have also.
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Re: BrewJacket
« Reply #16 on: April 28, 2014, 01:46:34 PM »
Don't worry after you use it for awhile you'll forget why you were concerned about it in the first place (I know bad joke...)
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Re: BrewJacket
« Reply #17 on: April 29, 2014, 05:18:58 AM »
Anodizing is used to create a corrosion resistant layer. Pretty interesting process, it changes the surface of the base metal to create a much less porous and in turn corrosion resistant surface by increasing the natural oxide layer of the base metal. We utilize the process quite a bit in the aerospace industry. A lot of parts used for naval craft require this process. I know it is pretty resistant to chipping and salt corrosion. Would I feel comfortable consuming something that has basically been steeping in it? I dunno. Just my 2 cents. (not a big fan of associating consumables with aluminum when heat and time are a big contributing factor)