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Spunding Valve

Discussion in 'Gear and Equipment' started by awfulknauful, 8/6/18.

 

  1. awfulknauful

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    Posted 8/6/18
    Ordered 2 Fermentasausus, ordered the prv's from bulk buy, those who have the prv what pressure are you setting them at and what gauge have you got.
     
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    Posted 8/6/18
    I made a manifold for multiple ferments, being familiar with how the yeast you are using helps.
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    Single spunding valve I set the pressure on the calibrated PRV to 30PSI and that gives around 10 PSI
    what you choose to set your pressure to is up to you, but I keep mine low.
    Don't get a cheap crappy gauge that comes with the kits, try and get a 30 or 15 PSI gauge they are more accurate, the high pressure gauges don't become accurate until they get over 25 PSI so I have read.
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    You can get 15 PSI pressure gauge on Ali express for $3.60 US so you can make u a spunding valve for around $15.
     
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    Thanks for that WEAL, pm sent for the prv's
     
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    Keen on more about this manifold?
     
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    I posted the build in the, 'fermenting under pressure' thread, a long thread to peruse, so I will see if I still have the photos and post them again.
     
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    Using some 50 mm PVC water pipe, 2 joiners, and 2 end caps cut some pieces of tube and cut slots so you can insert them into the tube where the joiners are going. This will give enough thickness to drill and tap 1/4 BSP for threaded barbs and gauge and 1/4 NPT for the PRV, then just join them together.
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    Make as many ports as you require, this will also help prevent any over active ferment from reaching the PRV and gauge
     

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