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Offline soymateofeo

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Camlocks
« on: October 02, 2022, 11:38:04 am »
Will I notice a difference between standard and high flow 1/2 barbs?

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Re: Camlocks
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2022, 08:14:31 am »
You probably wouldn't notice an appreciable flow difference.  But if the application absolutely needs the highest possible flowrate, then it may be worth it.  The difference is that the hole in the barb section is drilled out slightly in the high flow unit and the walls of the barb are thinner. 

If you really needed a flow rate greater than what a standard 1/2" barbed camlock can deliver, you'd be wise to upsize to 3/4" equipment. 
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Offline tmm786

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Re: Camlocks
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2022, 10:13:14 pm »
How big are your batches?  I use regular flow on 5 gallon batches and usually keep my pump valves throttled less than half open.

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Re: Camlocks
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2022, 08:43:18 pm »
5 gallon batches.  Thanks.  I usually throttle my pump back now.  That makes sense.