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200L Automated Brewery Project
« on: April 13, 2010, 01:59:44 AM »
Hey guys,
Thought I would share my brewery project with you.
have a look at the build sequence here.
http://www.digitalebrewery.com

Great forum, there is some good info on here.

Cheers.


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Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2010, 04:30:33 AM »
The pinnacle of home brew rigs . .

Fabulous!  :)
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Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2010, 10:30:03 AM »
I am impressed as well. Makes my black-iron on concrete blocks look childish. Which it is...

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Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2010, 12:22:10 PM »
Whoa! I'm going to leave now while drooling, panting & tongue hanging out.  ;D
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Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2010, 02:13:29 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  ;))
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Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2010, 03:43:23 PM »
Thanks guys,
Ye ol fish eye lens distorts things a bit..
http://www.digitalebrewery.com


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Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2010, 04:50:29 PM »
that is awesome!! 

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Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2010, 06:06:10 PM »
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

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Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2010, 11:03:01 AM »
Great project!

Do you do all the welding, fab, and PLC programming yourself? Thats a hell of a skill set!
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Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2010, 09:17:52 AM »
i bet there would be a market for that system.

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Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
« Reply #10 on: June 07, 2010, 07:10:23 PM »
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

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

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..

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Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
« Reply #11 on: June 07, 2010, 07:48:30 PM »
Here is the latest pic, control cabinet mounted mash agitator in.

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Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
« Reply #12 on: June 08, 2010, 06:07:34 AM »
Drool! :P
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Re: 200L Automated Brewery Project
« Reply #13 on: June 08, 2010, 07:26:33 AM »
That is one fine looking system. Let us know how it works out.
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