869RE: [Distillers] Thumper questions
- Jul 2, 2000
> Please let me know, I have a food sciences major sayingThe thumper is simply acting as a second distillation stage. Once its
> "Impossible!", I want to prove him wrong.
fully saturated with alcohol (hence better to start with something already
containing alcohol), and up to temperature, the vapour leaving it will be
doing the equivalent of a second distillation (usng the incoming vapour as
the heat source).
Check out the wee applet at
http://www.geocities.com/kiwi_distiller/theory.htm ...set it to 2 stages
... so the vapour leaving a 15% wash will be coming off at 65%, once going
through a second stage (the thumper) it will be at 85% (not impossible !)
See some of the Moonshine still photos at
http://www.geocities.com/kiwi_distiller/moonshine.htm for some examples of
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