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  1. This is a tough one. Hanna is an Asian Instrument maker that produces mostly low quality Lab gear. Their Tech Support is NON-EXISTENT, and I have gotten Buffer Calibration Solutions that were mispackaged and mislabeled. As an example I have a full box of PH 7 Solution Sachets that are PH 10 without any doubt whatsoever. If you instrument fails, good luck on speaking to anyone that cares to assist you in getting the matter sorted out. In Water Treatment we used Lab gear made by Hach which was decent Industrial quality stuff. A better Boiler Test meter by far is made by Myron. I am sure there are other choices but as for this brand I advise you try to avoid them.
  2. Inhibited Sulfamic acid is one of the very best for this application when dealing with carbonates and silicates from hard water. I have found it to be Superior in performance to many, For SS you can also use 5 Star Acid 5 or 6.
  3. You have too much pump for what you are doing apparently. Rather than reinventing the wheel, I would change the pump, the impeller size, or put on a VFD. Lauter pumps are generally 1750 not 3450 RPM in my experience depending on total design criteria. There are " Limits " to applying drives to solve equipment mismtach matters. Too many starts per hour is " hard " on any electric motor, especially single phase.
  4. What you need for the absolute best control of this type of resistance heating system is SCR type. There are many outfits that can build you a panel based on your wattage and voltage supply. You can not only gain a lot finer control over the heat, but also extend the life of your elements. This type of system needs adequate cooling generally and should be installed by a Master Level Electrician who understands the Technology well. This will insure that all facets of the build out are rugged, safe, and reliable for long term usage.
  5. This product only has utility in the Surgical Theatre. The idea that is it going to " Make things better " is based on Fradulent "Pseudo Science " and Major " Social Engineering " which is better stated as popular mind control.
  6. There seem to be a lot of fixed ideas running around this subject. All involving undersizing of the chiller. What this does is to introduce a variable that you do not need into your process. That being that your cooling media temperature is not dead on consistent for the entire run, and then you are always dealing with time constraints attempting to chase the lack of capacity. This wastes a lot of time and also effort in real terms. If approached from an Industrial perspective, there are other configurations possible that do not even require the secondary cooling arrangement which is also additional cost and more things to go wrong. Trade off and advantages could use careful consideration of several different approaches. Heat can be reclaimed from any cooling media. I am not convinced doing things on what comes off like the ultra cheap way really saves anything for the long term and it costs a major lot of labor and effort along with inconsistent cooling media temp. Something to consider.
  7. You will still need the correct Chemical treatment for any Steam Boiler brought into service. Intermittent Run Time on a Steam Boiler can be quite a challenge with respect to controlling corrosion through the entire system. It took me 2.5 years to come up with the right program for this particular system, chemical wise. Its not always possible to get the necessary answers from water treatment outfits. With this new wrought knowledge, I would start the next system off on this chemical choice and without any doubts it would likely perform well. The biggest problems in the scenario being dissolved oxygen in the boiler proper and carbon dixoide with respect to the return line. An Aquastat for hot standby on your boiler is a good idea.
  8. The thing about salt softened water is it DOES contain extra free Sodium ions which some people do not realize. Its not great to drink or for other critical uses that require the right kind of purity. This is one reason why coffee made with softened water tastes so bad. Take note that many of the expresso machine makers insist that their rigs be run on strictly " soft " water. This helps with scale build up and makes terrible coffee. A high volume distillation rig would seem to be a good choice if you can spend the power.
  9. By LP do you mean low pressure as in 15 PSIG? What exactly is " Press fit?" The best system is welded fittings, but you will always still have some threaded connections in this type of system where you have valves, strainers, traps etc. Some of the best modern systems are welded SS, which surprisingly is not as expensive as you may think and has many advantages. Othewise you can go SCH. 40 or 80 Black iron pipe. Distillery systems that run intermittently can be hard to control corrosion in. You need hot standby at around 170F on your boiler and the exact right chemical treatment. This is another facet that makes SS piping very attractive. 15 PSI systems run around 12 PSIG which is where your calcs need to be run.
  10. If you guys keep putting this nonsense on your body several times a day, it may destroy your microbiome and make matters far worse than ever.......
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    For the people who are still able to think for themselves, here is a post I made over at Probrewer for your enrichment and edification as True Humans. I also have tons more critical and high level intel coming in daily from people who know WTF is going on. The real truth will escape and fly right over the heads of sheep and parrots types. What this is, is one of the biggest EVER Psy Ops ever rolled out to see just how far people can be pushed and mind controlled. Its not what it has been made out to be, although its also " something." All of the CGI images being thrown out are FAKE. This is not what this thing would look like under an Electron Microscope even if it was definitely located. We have the Western Countries of 96% Sheep and Parrots, fully incapable of just about any real critical thought, or doing their own research. This is a FEAR CAMPAIGN among other things. In India, all Healing methods are ALLOWED, in the USA its against the law to cure anything. There is no more Dangerous Cartel on the face of the Planet than the Big Pharma-Allopathic Medical system. If you do not understand what " Iatrogenic " means, look it up. If you think 99% of Allopaths are there to help you.... You are grossly mistaken. All of those " True Believers " who will buy into a repeat anything they are told are in an age where all the ling term lies are starting to come out. This is the high Danger of " Belief." Sages and Monks have zero beliefs. They either know or they do not know and there is a major world of difference. " Belief " is what the negative ego " wants " to be true. " Disbelief " is what the negative ego " does not want " to be true. Quantum Physics has been showing for some time, that what you buy into determines what kind of world you will live in. Its your choice. Tyranny or take back your power. There IS Real Intel at large regarding this issue, but people who are locked into Belief Systems and fixed idea will never get it, because they do not want to. This is shameful. Sane people need to make the decision to grow up and take total responsibility for their lives and their health. Anything can be overcome in a sane and sober world. When there is a major profit motive in keeping all the sheep dependent on a " Parasitic " system, this is a very dark affair indeed. It will eventually end badly for the people who are working this against the masses. Look into a strig of killings in the recent past of Several USA Holistic Doctors that were " Successfully using GCMAF " to actually cure people. One man towards the west coast and his entire family were taken out. This is how bad things have gotten here and good men are turning a blind eye towards it because the BELIEVE in the overlords. Thie biggest virus is the mind virus of belief. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1XBb5OgAPw
  12. People need to start critically thinking about what is going on. This is the largest attempted Psy Op in very very long time and its got people running round like pawns on the chess board..... Germ theory has never been proven. The allopaths in the " know " are aware of this fact and also that Pasteur and others of this ilk were mostly frauds. If you " believe " anything you are in serious trouble. No virus has ever been proven to cause sickness in the human kingdom. Also no vaccine has ever been proven to be effective. Its all very clever mind control from the get go.
  13. Yes we do and this kind of control over process is definitely key to getting the best control of your finished product. I have no concept of the types who try to use cooling media that it not held at a rock solid consistent temperature with the " correct " sized chiller to do the job, or other fully consistent temperature cooling media that is not affected by undersized gear and chasing a batch process up the temp curve. If your target is 50F cooling media, then you need 50F for the whole run and nothing less. A large part of getting consistent results is necessarily going to be enhanced by a very clean, very elegant mechanical system that does not require constant attention during the run. There is such a thing as doing things too much on the cheap. If you have natural skills with Electrical-Mechanical systems you will have an immediate edge. If you do not, then your prime directive is to hire someone who understands this side of things and can help you implement them. The internet is a fantastic resource for those who know how to use it. You can learn from both the success and failure of other approaches by careful analyses.
  14. It was just hard to tell where the SCR was located and the contactors were prominent, so hard to know exactly what was inside. It did not look bad, just hard to tell what exactly it was from an industrial perspective. I am talking SCR which is not the same thing as SSR.
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