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Re: Silicone lined boiler?

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  • waljaco
    The wine industry uses a food grade epoxy paint. wal
    Message 1 of 4 , Oct 23, 2010
      The wine industry uses a food grade epoxy paint.
      wal

      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "andy.seife" <andy.seife@...> wrote:
      >
      > I built a 'mini' reflux column as per Alex's plans, so now my attention has turned to the boiler and a crazy idea hit me:
      >
      > Why not 'paint' the inside of an aluminum turkey frying pot with DAP 100% Silicone Rubber (food grade after cured and washed) to isolate the vulnerable metal from repeated exposure to acidic washes?
      >
      > I plan on using an internal element, whatever I do, so I don't have to worry about the kind of heat a propane burner cranks out.
      >
      > Comments, warnings, deafening laughter? :)
      >
      > Thanks.
      >
    • clearweather714
      My 2 cents worth.. Watch out for the different expansion and contraction capabilities of the materials. You would lose your adhesion between materials and they
      Message 2 of 4 , Oct 23, 2010
        My 2 cents worth.. Watch out for the different expansion and contraction capabilities of the materials. You would lose your adhesion between materials and they would start to flake off. Not good.

        Clear

        > >
        > > Why not 'paint' the inside of an aluminum turkey frying pot with DAP 100% Silicone Rubber (food grade after cured and washed) to isolate the vulnerable metal from repeated exposure to acidic washes?
        > >
        > > I plan on using an internal element, whatever I do, so I don't have to worry about the kind of heat a propane burner cranks out.
        > >
        > > Comments, warnings, deafening laughter? :)
        > >
        > > Thanks.
        > >
        >
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