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Re: [new_distillers] cooling water controlled by flow rate or temperature diff

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  • ko4qc1@qwickconnect.net
    Recycle your cooling water using a small pump,such as a water garden type....I use appx 10 gal of water during a 3-4 day run...: ) On Thu, 15 Jul 2004 17:09:18
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      Recycle your cooling water using a small pump,such as a
      water garden type....I use appx 10 gal of water during a
      3-4 day run...:>)



      On Thu, 15 Jul 2004 17:09:18 +1000
      vector180 <Vector180W@...> wrote:
      > Hi im working on a better control for my column.
      > Specifically the
      > cooling water flow rate.
      > As little flow rate sensors seem hard to find and the old
      > time the flow
      > in to a bucket isnt the most hi tech. I was wondering if
      > it wasnt more
      > apt to control the flow rate dependant on the temperature
      > differnetial
      > between in and out.
      > This would achieve two things.
      > While the wash is coming up to temp your not wasteing
      > cooling water. ( I
      > currently have it turned off for about an hour as it
      > slowly heats up.
      > Then I turn it on and let it stabilise the reflux)
      > 2) It would more accurately track the amount of cooling
      > water required.
      > Rather than suck it and see type calibration of the
      > valves especially if
      > the cooling water coming in varies from run to run.
      > Knowing the temp diff and simply altering the flow rate
      > to compensate
      > seems the bees knees to me?
      >
      > of course i could be way off the mark, being a newbie.
      >
      >
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