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Diy glycol chiller system (fermentor external) february 2021 project description:drill some holes in the top of the cooler for the glycol hoses for your fermenter wrap them in pipe foam insulation to prevent sweating.during this step, yeast will begin to consume sugars and release heat as a result.fill the container with water and chill it to 40f. It will work just sitting in the cooler, but it will use more power. I build a glycol chiller with an old airconditoner and cooler.
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This video is a possible solution to creating a home use glycol chilling setup for your stainless steel fermenters. Tihs chiller is used to maintain a constant fermentation temperature in my fermenter. I've also been debating a cooling jacket for the outside of my kettle.
After Getting Fed Up With Constantly Adding Ice To My Cooler, I Decided That My Next Homebrewing Upgrade Would Be To Glycol.
Finished glycol chiller made from an air conditioner. Easy way to do this is have your glycol temp controller turn on the desk lamp and the pump at the same time. A cheaper option is a hydroponics water chiller.
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Tear the ac unit apart. Here are some photos of todays progress. I didnt want to spend $1000 on it though.
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This is my second glycol chiller build. These are the parts necessary for the movement of heat. All that is needed is 3/8″ silicone hose, attached directly to the stainless steel tubing.
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I am planning to build my glycol chiller in the next couple of weeks, just assembling the parts now. Diy glycol chiller system (fermentor external) february 2021 project description:drill some holes in the top of the cooler for the glycol hoses for your fermenter wrap them in pipe foam insulation to prevent sweating.food grade propylene glycol (50/50 mixed with distilled water) pump and tubing (pump tye and size will depend on what you plan to do with your chiller) Hey all, well i've had this old portable air conditioner sitting in the garage waiting till i had some time to try and build a glycol chiller.