Silcone Seal for 50 Litre milk can

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Silcone Seal for 50 Litre milk can

Postby Ned » Mon Sep 07, 2020 2:54 pm

Any suggestions.
4" Neutraliser with 50 litre milk can
The large white silcone seal, will not stay in the lid/
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reducer that sits on top of the milk can.
It looks like it has stretched a bit, push it up and it just falls out the other side.

I thought it might have stretched but no, same size and the new one.
So I got out the new one, same problem,

Won't stay in the channel,

Any help would be appreciated.

In the finish I had to undo one of the "T"s affix the reducer and clip it down and than reconnect the "T"

I have always in the past just un clipped the lid/reducer on the milk can and lift the whole rig off.
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Re: Silcone Seal for 50 Litre milk can

Postby The Stig » Mon Sep 07, 2020 3:38 pm

Silly question but.........are you putting it in the correct way ?
The "split" goes up
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Re: Silcone Seal for 50 Litre milk can

Postby Ned » Mon Sep 07, 2020 6:50 pm

The Stig wrote:Silly question but.........are you putting it in the correct way ?
The "split" goes up


Ha Ha you still remember me getting things upside down and back to front. :text-lol:

Yep flat surface onto the milkcan.

The issue has only just started, possibly down at least 25 runs. I thought it might have stretched.
Got out the new one and same thing
Would the lip around the lid/reducer expand outward, so that it does not hold the silicone gasket in ?
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Re: Silcone Seal for 50 Litre milk can

Postby The Stig » Mon Sep 07, 2020 8:01 pm

Could be the weight of the rig going on and off and the constant change of temp has splayed the lids lip a little.
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Re: Silcone Seal for 50 Litre milk can

Postby Ned » Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:18 am

The Stig wrote:Could be the weight of the rig going on and off and the constant change of temp has splayed the lids lip a little.

Yep thats my thoughts. Might have to get the hammer out, or see Andrew for another one. :teasing-tease:
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Re: Silcone Seal for 50 Litre milk can

Postby Ned » Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:52 am

I think I got it sorted.
Got the multigrips onto the rim and gently bent it in towards the middle slightly

It did help, but I think I will keep the silicone seal in the freezer going on the theory that everything shrinks in the cold weather :text-lol:
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Re: Silcone Seal for 50 Litre milk can

Postby The Stig » Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:40 pm

Just don’t over do it because you will get to the pint of no return and the lid won’t fit any more
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Re: Silcone Seal for 50 Litre milk can

Postby Professor Green » Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:30 pm

The Stig wrote:the pint of no return


I think we've all been there! :laughing-rolling:
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Re: Silcone Seal for 50 Litre milk can

Postby The Stig » Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:04 pm

Hello there :romance-kisscheek:
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Re: Silcone Seal for 50 Litre milk can

Postby Ned » Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:35 am

The Stig wrote:Just don’t over do it because you will get to the pint of no return and the lid won’t fit any more


I know what you mean. I had my pint :text-lol: after using the multigrips and I was very gentle with them.
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Re: Silcone Seal for 50 Litre milk can

Postby Wellsy » Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:56 am

After having a pint one has to ask what we’re you using the multi grips on ?????
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Re: Silcone Seal for 50 Litre milk can

Postby Ned » Thu Sep 10, 2020 9:44 am

Wellsy wrote:After having a pint one has to ask what we’re you using the multi grips on ?????


I am not tightening my nuts that for sure :text-lol: on the still I mean, okay there not nuts they are clamps :text-lol:
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