Re: type of heat source
- --- In email@example.com, "nonamedistiller"
> > > Trid
> > >
> > thanks Trid for answering my question.I am definately going to
> > distill some chunky fruit mash and therefore would need a external
> > heat source. What are my options? Gas burner,hot plate...what
> >Hi, folks,
> other than gas,and or A hot plate, I think the last choice would be
> Wood fired.. Other than that, You could choose to use steam powered
> still. But then you still have to heat the water for steam. Either
> using Wood,Gas,or electric.. Last thing used would be Solar, But
> thats very slow, and isn't very efficient.. HTH (NoName)
Probably the most efficient would be a solar STORAGE system as the
water would be nearly at distilling/steam-making temperature at the
time you want to start. No waiting.
As to the detail of the system, I leave that to more mechanical people
for the time being.
But it's something that I would like to look into one day.