Re: [new_distillers] Re: Condenser Question
- thanks harry....thanks blanik..."rolls eyes"
sonum norbu <blanik@...> wrote:Thanks Harry. :))
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Harry <gnikomson2000@ yahoo.com>
> To: new_distillers@ yahoogroups. com
> Subject: [new_distillers] Re: Condenser Question
> Date: Thu, 09 Aug:28:49 -0000
> --- In new_distillers@ yahoogroups. com, "sonum norbu" <blanik@...>
> > Interesting post Harry. I've often wondered why double helix
> coils were used. I thought it was simply a method of saving
> space. :)
> > I bought my old pot still and assessories - for an outrageous
> price, I now realize - and the condenser is sixteen feet of 0.375
> inch tube coiled about ten inches diameter, making eight coils in a
> five gallon bucket of water.
> > Would it make a great difference if it were converted into a
> smaller diameter double helix condenser?
> > dawg
> Not really. You'd still have the same amount of heat transfer
> surface (the tubing), just compressed into a smaller space.
> Therefore heat dissipation would be the same. A worm in a tub is
> fine for your setup. BTU's in = BTU's out. There's nothing magic
> about it. And, if it ain't broke, don't 'fix' it. :)
> regards Harry
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