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Re: Mini-Still Design Query

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  • tykjaw
    hi check the files section. excellent design calcs for air coole coils by aborzachtd. good luck ... have ... look ... condenser out ... i run ... fine. ... it
    Message 1 of 5 , Aug 4, 2007
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      hi

      check the files section.

      excellent design calcs for air coole coils by aborzachtd.
      good luck

      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "polaris041" <polaris@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Sorry friend;
      > Can't help you with any information on coils.
      > As I use a low pressure system and recirculate my cooling water I
      have
      > a 'shot gun' type reflux condenser.
      >
      > regards pol
      >
      >
      > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "dreamofgilgamesh"
      > <dreamofgilgamesh@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Thanks very much for your helpful suggestions, i'll certainly
      look
      > > into that.
      > > But maybe i can pick your brains further.
      > > On my existing still which is an offset head i made the
      condenser out
      > > of 20ft of 3/16th copper brake pipe in a double helix. I reckon
      i run
      > > my boiler at about 1000w or slightly less, the condenser works
      fine.
      > >
      > > On my new still i'll be using 1/4" mainly cos i can use some of
      it for
      > > the take off tube. So with taking that amount off, and a couple
      of ft
      > > for condenser "tails" i reckon i'll have 20ft left to make a
      coil.
      > > Is there any need to make a double coil, or given that i have
      ample 2"
      > > tube to house it can i make a single coil condenser?
      > >
      > > Thanks
      > >
      >
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