Re: Super Stripper
- A stripper doesn't need to be hugely complex.
A regular still can do it fine but 3600 watts will require mondo amounts
of cooling water and a decent sized surface area to condense on.
That setup should do it but maybe pack your 2" cooling jacket with mesh
scrubbers to slow down the vapour velocity through it.
I take it the pump is for the cooling water? You will still need a fair
amount of cooling water to take that amount of heat at full boil.
Also your regular Australian house fuses are only designed for 2400
watts so you may overload (Trip) them. From the 'G'day' I guess you're
Who From: "Ian" <ian@...>
Date: 20/07/2006 12:04:18 PM
Subject: [new_distillers] Super Stripper!!
I'm wondering if its worth my while...
Lets pretend I wanted too strip heaps of booze. real fast? (good idea?)
If I made up a 4" column. aprox 400mm tall.. Then had 2" pipe on a 45deg
angle aprox 500mm long.
1/2 a mandrel bend dough nut. and aprox1200mm? 2" tube with a 1m long
So I can run a submersible pump with no restriction
Do you think that could handle 3600w? and a 50l boiler?
I don't want too do it bodge so its only good for striping.. If (when) I
get inclined too try a corn mash etc, I'd like too try my luck with a
real rum or scotch!..
Does this idea sound good/stupid?
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