Re: [new_distillers] Re: Futzing With Design
- Oh, that makes sense. Note to self. Don't insulate the condenser.
At 03:16 PM 11/26/03, you wrote:
>you can use the 50 degree F temperature to your advantage. If youDerek Hamlet
>recycle your condensor coolant, a simple radiator assembly set in
>cool weather will help you shed heat.
>If you heavily insulate the column and boiler section and then leave
>the condensor section unclad, The cool air will assist the condensor
>do it's intended job.
>--- In email@example.com, Derek Hamlet
> > I've been futzing with my reflux still design for weeks. I have
> > (a 58 litre stainless keg and will probably (at least initially) be
> > propane as my heat source. I'll probably be using one of Alex's
> > for the tower. My question is about height and temperature.
> > I don't think the kitchen (8 foot ceilings) is going to be
> > the colonel in chief. This either sends me to the basement or just
> > the basement door. The basement restricts the height of the
>column. If I
> > choose to go with the height I want I will indeed be outside.
> > winter temps are pretty comfortable here. A 50 degree F day is
> > winter. How much problem am I going to have controlling
>temperature of the
> > boiler and column under those circumstances? I'm assuming that
> > the column will indeed be necessary.
> > Thanks for your help.
> > Derek Hamlet
> > Victoria, B.C.
> > 592-8590
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