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Hi guys, I'm running a 250litre 3 plate hybrid still. It's heated with electrical elements. I want to get it semi-automated so that I don't need to be tweaking reflux condenser and heat input all the time. The other advantage is the ability to pre-heat wash prior to distilling, we intend to get 2 runs done per day. We also have a wash pre-heater that will be heated at a set time. I'm proposing to build a panel with a PLC controller. I intend to have PT100's in the pot and one in each condenser respectively. Do I need to regulate the vapour temperature or am I over complicating the setup? I attach a photo of the still that we're going to hard plumb shortly. Any advice greatly appreciated.
We have a simple suggestion for utilizing your heads and tails from your whiskey or other spirit runs. These can be re-distilled in our automated GENIO still, which will give you above 190 proof neutral spirit for subsequent use for vodkas or gins. Our stills come with an activated carbon filter and you can select to automatically pass your re-distilled spirit through the filter to remove further smell and flavor from it. Our GENIO Still 250 (66 gallons) is only about USD $10.1K and shipping to anywhere in the US or Canada is $1.3K, so for about $11.4K you can have a standalone plug and play automated distillation system that can produce on average 10L of above 190 proof neutral spirit per hour. With average electrical power use of 10kW per hour, it will be about 1kWh of electricity cost per liter of 190 proof of spirit. In the US, average kWh costs $0.12, so for $0.45 you can have a gallon of 190 proof neutral spirit, which is likely significantly less than purchased NGS from industrial sources and it would also be made from your ingredients, therefore still "Artisan" and not pretend "Artisan" like NGS is generally considered. Since you already have heads and tails, you might as well use them for something useful as opposed to disposing of it (in a safe manner of course). Our stills have a small footprint, are efficient, affordable and also automated using touchscreen controls therefore other than pouring your heads and tails into the pot and diluting it to less than 60 proof, you don't need to watch over it to ensure it hits 190 proof. Great addition to any existing copper whiskey still or a great standalone workhorse for any distillery. You can also make whiskey, gin, rum and any other spirit you want with it, but its competitive advantage is the automated feature in reaching 190 proof. It comes with a GIN basket, which will also save you time from cleaning your other still's column from juniper oils if you want to have this as your standalone Neutral spirit still and Gin still. For additional information, feel free to visit our website or email our US representative at firstname.lastname@example.org or Canada at email@example.com Cheers, Team GENIO
Our 66 to 122 gal. stills range in price from USD $10,120 to $18,150. Our stills have the following advantages: - Automated distillation runs through touchscreen computer display and ability to save up to 6 distillation runs for future production - Full manual control with ability to observe temperature, pressure, power consumption, etc. during the entire process Two principal distillation options: Pot still mode (70 to 150 proof) for flavor rich spirits such as whiskey, brandy, rum, gin, etc. Reflux still mode (190 to 193 proof) for vodka or neutral spirits for subsequent gin production Additional options: Jacketed tank for on the grain distillations Agitator 66 gallon GENIO Still 250 GENIO Still column with copper basket and touchscreen color display computer To see full list of options and capabilities, please visit our website at: https://g-still.com/shop/ We have showrooms in USA, Canada, England, Poland and Australia for anyone wishing to see our equipment in action. Our contacts can be found at the link below: https://g-still.com/contact/ Cheers, GENIO
Here one of several panels I am building currently. It has full user control and full automation. I can build a control panel in any configuration for any setup. Just drop me a line and I'll be glad to help. I will be selling pre-wired boxes on the web site very soon. For example 2 & 3 element control panels with full automation, and automatic dephlegmater controller. Questions please drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org or call anytime 515-559-4879 www.redbootstills.com Made with pride in the USA!