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Transfer Pump For Spirits?

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Hi everyone, I am looking to buy a pump to transfer:

1) some undiluted spirit at 80% ABV to a larger resting vessel where it will be diluted
2) 40% ABV neutral spirit into my still.

what are some safety issues I must be aware of and any brand/configuration recommendations? I assume plastic hand pumps are not safe? Thanks.

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Thanks @Patio29Dadio! Will definitely check it out.

Just one question - what is the pressure regulator for? Is it absolutely mandatory?

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Mandatory?  Depends.

It will protect your pump from pressures higher than its rated for.

It will also provide you a way to control pump speed.  Turn down the pressure, it’ll slow.

Some compressors may come with regulators, but the assumption is you are locating the compressor far far away from your pumping location, so you really wouldn’t be running back and forth to adjust the pump speed.  Easier to have an on/off valve and a regulator to control your pump right there.

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Those Flojet pumps are great. I have used them for years, they are well priced and very reliable

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Thanks all, very helpful!

What kind of air compressor do you guys use for the Flojet? 

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The G70 C operates at 100 PSI using 2.2CFM of air max.  I would get at least a 3 CFM compressor, which is a pretty small compressor.  If you are going to have other compressed air needs, you would go with a larger compressor.  As far as brands go, you get what you pay for in my opinion.

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