Re: [Distillers] Is black iron 2"x6" dia. flange safe connection?
- From: "bokakob" <bokakob@...>
> Not having any alternative option for now, I purchased aregular
> black iron 2" thread x 6" diameter flange to connect mycompleted
> reflux tower to the top of inverted mixing bowl. There iscopper
> approximately of 3/4" raw thread still not covered by the
> coupling fitted inside the flange. I wonder if it is safe toleave as
> is or should I cover it with silicone caulking. It appears thatany
> condensate dripping back in the pot should lick this smallspot. My
> thought would be to smear some silicone on it. On the otherhand who
> needs it if is safe? What the population of this group think?Yes -- iron is used for cooking. I had a cast iron frypan for
years. The traditional Aussie barbeque plate is an iron (well,
steel) plough disk. Cheap iron pots and pans fron India and
China readily available in camping store and chinese markets.
Don't bother the silicone.