40515Re: Question - 1" copper
- Sep 30, 2007Thank you Harry, I knew it would finally boil down to the Condenser on
top. (oops - was that a pun???) Which means Cooling liquid to the top
which means a holding tank, which means a sump pump or something since
we only have well water supply here, which means I guess i'll just
keep my "Old Faithful" the way she is.... And save the 5 feet of 1"
copper for another more techie-type moonshiner to play with. Old
faithful will still (grrrrrr another pun) keep me supplied with 140+
proof corn wiskey first run (I take my 13 - 14% wash and freeze it
then distill). My friends seem to like it so much they now calling the
commercial 80 proof moonshne at the ABC stores - "piss water" and are
offering me 60 bucks a gallon.... Not that I would ever ummmm think
ummmm of "prostituting" my White Lightning in such a fashion ummmmm..
;-) ;-) ;-).
Vino es Veritas,
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Harry" <gnikomson2000@...> wrote:
Only if you reduce the input power to match your 1" cross-section.
Failure to do so will just blow any liquids formed right out the top
of the 1" column, through your lyne arm and into your product
> condenser. You would need to reduce power to approx. 1/4 of
existing, with a resulting reduction in kind of your production rate.
This is because a 1" diameter pipe is approx. 1/4 the cross-sectional
area of a 2" pipe. An insulated column will produce virtually no
condensation without a dedicated overhead condenser to remove latent
heat and achieve phase change (vapour to liquid). That's why they
name this condenser the 'Rexlux' condenser.
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