8845Re: SV: [Distillers] Re: Vacuum in glass bottles
- Feb 1, 2003hey everyone. theres been alot of talk about vacume stills here lately but i
have no idea what one is because i just recently heard of them in this
group. could somone plz explain it to me so i can understand what im readin
a bit more?
-thanks for reading
>From: "Johan" <kaffekopp@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: SV: [Distillers] Re: Vacuum in glass bottles
>Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2003 17:36:24 +0100
>Thanks all for advice about the glass containers.
>I'll use 2 glass containers connected by a hose.
>The heated glass container will be heated by 45 degree water around it.
>The other one act like a condenser. Just air-cooling.
>When the summer comes I'll use a black container and a transparent one,
>the black will be insulated by a thin layer of underlay foam (more or
>less transparent) or a plastic bag. I just want to see if how long it
>will take to produce something in sunlight with that.
>As long as the one containing mash will be something like 10 degrees
>warmer than the condenser, vapor move from that one to the cooler
>I�ve bin using a 5L. glass container as a alc. reciever and it holds
>I�ve bin thinking about making a vacuum still from a 68L. glass
>container. It could burst, it�s possible. I�ll just have to check.
>Glass thicknes is certanly importnant.
>How to you intend to heat up the mash?
>Glass does not "deliver" heat as well as s.steel and therefore I am
>not really keen on using a water jacket.
>Glass is in some way a strange choice but as far as I�m concern
>seeing the mash boil and vaporize is a desirable thing in this
>--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "peter_vcb
><viciousblackout@y...>" <viciousblackout@y...> wrote:
> > Johan
> > i have had 2 glass jars break, one from pressure and one the
> > just fell off when filled with water and lifted, they are weak. if
> > you insist on doing it i would wrap it in masking tape to if it
> > cracks it wont fly everywhere, use clear tape if you want to see
> > inside
> > --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Johan Hemberg" <hemberg@h...>
> > wrote:
> > > Hi
> > >
> > > I'm testing vacuum setup now.
> > > I have a gallon bottle in glass that I want to use because it's
> > > transparent. But I'm a little worried about implosion. wouldn't be
> > > so nice.
> > >
> > > How strong is glass?
> > >
> > > I've tested in small bottles and that's no problem.
> > >
> > > Johan
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