Author Topic: HopRocket as a Pre Chiller Filter(Without hops)  (Read 317 times)

Offline Jeff M

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HopRocket as a Pre Chiller Filter(Without hops)
« on: June 09, 2014, 02:35:31 PM »
HI there,

In a few weeks i will have my new system up and running(pics when finished of everything) and id like to use the Hoprocket as a filter.  While sometimes it will be filled with hops as a filter media, other times id like to use a non-hop Filter Material.  I was thinking about using SS Scrubies like used to wash dishes, but was hoping for some Input from people who have tried this first hand.

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http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00B1FZEW2/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pd_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=1UCBAG9YH9O8H&coliid=I2W6OIAC211WRD

Any other ideas would be great.
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Jeff
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Re: HopRocket as a Pre Chiller Filter(Without hops)
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2014, 03:35:39 PM »
I think this was discussed recently. Can't remember the outcome.
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Re: HopRocket as a Pre Chiller Filter(Without hops)
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2014, 07:49:22 PM »
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Re: HopRocket as a Pre Chiller Filter(Without hops)
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2014, 08:43:16 PM »
I wonder if an appropriately sized raschig ring would work. They are used to pack still columns. They come in many sizes and would be reusable. Some oils might stick to them.

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raschig_ring
Vote Jonathan Fuller for AHA Governing Committee. For every yes vote, Jonathan will send you a can of Heady Topper.

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