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RE: [new_distillers] column materials

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  • Ackland, Tony (CALNZAS)
    ... I think that its the uncertainty as to whether or not the zinc in it will leach out when exposed to hot alcohol. Tony
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 10, 2001
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      >Is there a reason why brass is not discussed as an alternative

      I think that its the uncertainty as to whether or not the zinc in it will
      leach out when exposed to hot alcohol.

      Tony
    • Matt
      ... I believe brass is mentioned as an appropriate material on Tony Ackland s kiwi_distiller site. http://www.geocities.com/kiwi_distiller/materials.htm -- ...
      Message 2 of 3 , Jan 10, 2001
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        On Wed, Jan 10, 2001 at 10:14:59PM -0000, ebnjr@... wrote:
        > Is there a reason why brass is not discussed as an alternative to
        > copper or stainless steel for a column? Brass tubing and ready made
        > fittings are available to me but I am not sure whether they are
        > appropriate materials..any input on this would be much appreciated.
        > regards to the group!

        I believe brass is mentioned as an appropriate material on Tony Ackland's
        kiwi_distiller site.

        http://www.geocities.com/kiwi_distiller/materials.htm

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