Re: [Distillers] Why insulate a reflux column?
- What have you missed? About 20 posts. Some of us distill in harsher enviroments. Keeping your column insulated takes one variable in reflux somewhat out of the equation.
Sven Pfitt <the_gimp98@...> wrote:
I can understand the reason to insulate a pot, since any heat loss
there is just wasted energy.
Why does one insulate the column on a reflx still? I would think that
convection cooling of the tower would result in reflux, which is
desirable. Not insulating would require less water to cool the
primary reflux control coil.
What have I missed?
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