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Spray ball washing the Keg.

Discussion in 'Gear and Equipment' started by Reg Holt, 10/4/19.

 

  1. Lorenzo99

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    Posted 23/6/19
    Sorry to burst your bubble but that pump is only good for up to 35deg.
     
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    Posted 24/6/19
    I presume you haven't read the post I put up (16) about the temperature, I use sodium perborate at low temperature for cleaning, ideal for the fermentasaurus which needs to be cleaned at low temperatures.
    And also safer than sodium percarbonate.
     
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    Posted 26/6/19
    Where do you source your s/perborate? I am in Canberra but get down to Melbourne usually on a monthly basis.
     
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    Posted 26/6/19
    Sodium Perborate I get locally, it too has pro's and cons it is about $1 /kg dearer that sodium percarbonate not as green as there is a fair amount of boron going down the drain, plus side it is stable and not likely to self ignite.
    Both have a shelf life of a year so best I could advise is get a small quantity (unless you have someone to split with) of sodium percarbonate 100% a lot of the stuff you see cheap has been cut back with sodium carbonate.
    This company does small quantities and ships.
    https://www.auroracleaning.com.au/cleaning-product/Raw-Materials/Sodium-Percarbonate/39/120/
     
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    Posted 29/6/19

    Sodium Percarbonate has a shelf life of a year? I just got a 25kg bag in a bulk buy...

    Looks like I’ve got some (a lot of) cleaning to do.
     
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    Posted 29/6/19
    My last bag of sodium Perc went for over 2 years, use it in the dishwasher and washing machine it goes quick. Just have to store it right, heres what was posted a couple of years ago about reaction.

    Mardoo said:
    The brew wash that BB made in this buy started reacting. He vacuum sealed the kilos and within a few weeks they were all blown up like balloons. It didn't seem to reduce the activity in his wash as much as it did when I premixed sodium percarbonate and sodium metasilicate. By activity, I mean the apparent amount of gas generated by the mixture when added to water. I have no means of measuring "activity" other than observation.

    I lost 5 odd kilos of perc and met once. I was sitting there on a hot night and I could here a bubbling sound. Felt the side of my bucket it was so hot I couldn't touch it. Managed to get it outside and took the lid off and attacked it with the hose. It instantly boiled on contact. It took a long time to dissolve. It was fun tho but I don't mix it anymore.
    It was 40°+ day that set it off I reckon. Glad I was in the shed that day and heard it tho.
     
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    Posted 29/6/19
    Do you have a link to the pump ?

    cheers
    stefan
     
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