Re: [Distillers] plastic hose for cndensor coil?
>From: walpole2000@...I have tried it, the tubing goes a worrying sort of opaque frosty white - particularly where the
>could i use plastic hose for a condensor coil and would there be any
>problems with this. The plastic hose i mean is that clear type that u
>can get from any hardware.
hot vapour enters. The end product had a distinct plastic taste to it, which may or may not
have been due to the tubing - I've noticed some of the nastier commercial rums have that sort
of off note too.
If it's avoiding soldering you're after, I've used 10mm micorbore copper tubing and compression
joints with no problems whatsoever. The coil can be formed by winding the tubing around a
demijohn without any problems witht the tube kinking.
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