Pot Still Design

Pot still design and discussion

Re: Pot Still Design

Postby RC Al » Fri Sep 25, 2020 10:22 pm

With the single pipe, they might be impeding vapour flow a bit - I had little concept when I made it that it would handle this much product, now im trying to push it as far as I can pretty much for the lols - would like to slowly go through and prove/disprove a lot of the anecdotal building tips along the way too, the spiral wrap of wire to channel the coolant around is another to look at
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Re: Pot Still Design

Postby Squid boy » Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:21 pm

One of the first things I made a was a 2” shotgun condenser on my pot still, turned out fairly easy. I also use a controller with it now and is very easy to use. If you make it modular it makes it easy to clean.
Some really good hints in the builds section.
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Re: Pot Still Design

Postby WhiskeySour » Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:26 pm

I'm also running a Liebig on my 2in pot. It is 1m of 3/4 over 1/2 and, and easily knocks down 8L/hr when striping with 2x 2200w elements. I did crimp along the inner because it sounded like a good thing to do but have no idea how much efficiency it adds
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