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Re: [Distillers] Temp roller-coster?

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  • Johan Hemberg
    How do you control your heat? Do you use 2000W all the time or turn it on and off with some kind of electronics?
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 21, 2000
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      How do you control your heat?
      Do you use 2000W all the time or turn it on and off with some kind of electronics?


      > My first time! I built a Re-flux still and am using a 2000w heating
      > element that runs full time. The cooling valve was slightly open and
      > I couldnt get the temp at the top end of the still stable....it would
      > rise to about 80c, with a bunch of product coming out and then sink
      > down to 69c or 70c with almost no product then with the rise back up
      > to 80c, it would produce alot as the temp increesed. I got very poor
      > results, 50%, for a re-flux still....So why the temp roller-coster
      > and the weak product?
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