14027Re: Double Element control
- Sep 1, 2003Shane, there are plans for exactly that form of control in "The
Compleat Distiller" You can implement the method either with plugs
and sockets or with switches.
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Shane Kirkman"
> How,s this for controlling a double element still, that has pluginsockets
> or cords, 240v. Say a 1.5k & a 1.7k for example.in and
> 1: For heat up and fast stripping runs, have both elements plugged
> on(separate wall supplies).3.2kturned on. 1.5k
> 2: For stripping or high heat runs, have one of the elements
> or 1.7k.rewired to
> 3:For low heat runs 797w, have a double socket and power cord,
> serial instead of parallel. Example: Take a duel wall socket, wiresome
> 3core flex in series instead of parallel, standard wall plug otherend. Plug
> in both elements-plug in wall plug = 797. Yes? No?right
> Wall socket housed in a safe box of course. Or if you can find the
> duel socket/cord just a matter of rewirering it.
> Only learning electronics so don't be too hard on me if I am wrong
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