Bubbler tee section size

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Bubbler tee section size

Postby virge » Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:02 pm

I am located in South Africa and here it is impossible to find 4" copper pipe in short lengths. I found a mate who will be able to bring me 150mm long 4" tee sections with 2.5" only tube size for the sight glass. Will 2.5" be enough to see any bulling activity?
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Re: Bubbler tee section size

Postby virge » Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:06 pm

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Re: Bubbler tee section size

Postby bluc » Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:07 pm

I have 2” sight glasses they work well enough(next one's will be 3).
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Re: Bubbler tee section size

Postby RC Al » Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:09 pm

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More than adequate - after you stare at the bubbles for a few runs you most likely will only look in there to see how the plates are loaded once or twice a run
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Re: Bubbler tee section size

Postby virge » Thu Aug 27, 2020 3:07 am

Thank you guys. I will tell him to bring me 6 pieces, price is 30 US dollars each. Should I go with 8 bubble plates? I am more into whiskey and fruit brandy. I will be not possible to find a ' copper or SS lenght for copper mash reflux section.
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Re: Bubbler tee section size

Postby RC Al » Thu Aug 27, 2020 4:00 pm

Yep, run 2 or three plates and the rest as packed to make a neutral :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Bubbler tee section size

Postby virge » Fri Aug 28, 2020 5:50 pm

Thanks RC Al, I will pack half of the tee sections with copper mesh when I need neutral.
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