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Re: [Distillers] Barnstead Water Distiller

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  • pantryman@empireone.net
    Scratch it in an unnoticable spot and put a drop of concentrated nitric acid on the copper-appearing metal. If the foam that forms is green or blue green, it
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 15, 2009
      Scratch it in an unnoticable spot and put a drop of concentrated
      nitric acid on the copper-appearing metal. If the foam that forms is
      green or blue green, it is copper.
      Bob Haber
      www.oneaccordfoodpantry.org






      Quoting whiskeydrinker73 <whiskeydrinker73@...>:

      > I came across a large(300 Gallons) tank that was made by Barnstead.
      > I am told it used to be part of a water distiller for the local
      > hospital. Now it looks like the outside is a gray powder coat but
      > when you scratch the paint it seems to be copper or brass. The
      > inside is some type of solder like finish and has several threaded
      > fittings built into it.
      >
      > I can get this tank and the stand for it for about $250 CAD but I
      > just am not sure if it is worth anything or what I can do with it!
      >
      > It is 40" in Diameter and 57" high.
      >
      > I am told it is copper but like I said, I can't really tell.
      >
      > Thoughts?
      >
      >



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