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Chemical Guys Professional, Chemical Resistant Heavy Duty Spray – $5.39 with Instant Coupon

Chemical Guys ACC130 Professional Chemical Guys Chemical Resistant Heavy Duty Bottle and Sprayer

32 Ounce Chemical Resistant Bottle and Sprayer from Chemical Guys.  Chemical resistant, Adjustable nozzle, professional grade.  A dilution guide is printed on the side of each bottle.

Use to spray things :) around your brewery.  See: Star San Spray Bottle Method of Sanitizing

Chemical resistant plastic is a good thing when dealing with Sar San.  I used to store diluted Star San in a distilled water gallon jug.  When it eventually ate through the plastic and leaked all over… I realized that was a bad idea.

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Chemical Guys ACC130 Professional Chemical Guys Chemical Resistant Heavy Duty Bottle and Sprayer – 32 oz.

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3D Printed 6ml Measuring Cup for Measuring Star San

3D Printed Measuring Cup for Star San

I recently got an XYZprinting Da Vinci 3D Printer.  I think 3D Printing has a bunch of possible applications for homebrewing.  From tap handles to stir plates to… custom sized measuring cups and on and on.

I stumbled across these customizable measuring cups by wstein on thingiverse.  The author provides files for several sizes of cups and also includes the ability to customize these to the specific size you’re looking for.  See below for links to both the original STL files and a customized 6 ml version.  I thought this would be handy to create a purpose sized measuring cup for Star San.

First, some background… I use the Spray Bottle Method for sanitizing.  With that technique you measure out 6 mls of Star San and combine with 1 Gallon of water.  Then you use a Spray Bottle to soak and sanitize surfaces.  Check out of full description of the method including math for the 6 mls.

On to the measuring cup…

75per_img_7413Printing on my XYZprinting Da Vinci 1.0 3D Printer

3D Printing HomebrewingCompleted 6 ml measuring cup.  This is small and didn’t take long to print.  I didn’t record the exact time, but maybe… 20 minutes or so.

Measuring SyringeHere’s the measuring cup next to a 12 cc Syringe

6 ml measuring cupHere is a picture of 6 mls in the cup.  I’d say it’s pretty close.

3D Printed Measuring Cup for Star SanThe cup affixes nicely on the side of a bottle of PBW using a rubber band.

XYZprinting Da Vinci 1.0 3D Printer - Filament

Spray Bottle Sanitation Method

Customizable Measuring Cup/Scoop by wstein

6 ml version created using Customizer also attributed to wstein

Rubbermaid 32oz Heavy-Duty Spray Bottle

32 Oz Star San Sanitizer

Related: 3D Printed Pub Style Tap Handle

I’d like to come up with a two ended measuring spoon.  One side would be 6 ml for Star San and the other side one ounce for both Star San and PBW.  The 6 ml side would just be for Star San where the one could be used for either Star San or PBW.  Dosing for Star San = 1 ounce per 5 gallons and dosing for PBW = 1 to 3 ounces per gallon.  If you are a design whiz and come up with such a thing, Email Us, and I’ll share your file.  Otherwise, this will have to wait for me to learn Solidworks.

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Alpet D2 Surface Sanitizer – $8.99

Alpet D2 Surface Sanitizer Home Brewing

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Alpet D2 Surface Sanitizer (1 qt) CL60 - $8.99 + Free Shipping with $59 Order

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Reader Tip: 22 Quart Pressure Cooker

Thanks to HBF Reader Joe for this tip!

Mirro 92122A Polished Aluminum Pressure Cooker, 22-Quart, Silver

22 Quart Aluminum Pressure Cooker from Mirro.

Possible homebrewing uses – Can starter wort, sterilize, make sterile water for yeast washing.

Features:

  • The pressure canner is constructed from rustproof heavy-gauge aluminum; holds 16 pint jars or 5 quart jars
  • Maintains steady pressure with 3 cooking-pressure options–5, 10, and 15 PSI
  • Reusable overpressure plug, sure-locking lid system, and side gasket pressure release
  • Cooking rack and user guide with recipes included
  • Limited 10 years warranty for the pressure canners and limited 1 year warranty for the replacement parts

Mirro 92122A Polished Aluminum Pressure Cooker, 22-Quart, Silver

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Kegerator Line Cleaning Manifolds

Ball Lock Keg Cleaning Manifold

This 4 way cleaning manifold has been out of stock at RiteBrew.  Several are in stock as of this posting.

With this, you put cleaning solution, water or sanitizer (generally in that order) in a keg and then hook your tubing lines, including QD up to this.  Turn on a bit of pressure and clean, rinse and sanitize all of your lines at the same time including the QD, tubing and faucet.  Whammo.

This one is four way (ball lock), allowing you to clean up to four runs at the same time.  Four way pin lock and eight way ball lock are also available.

843692 – Cleaning Manifold – 4-way – Ball-lock

843694 – Cleaning Manifold – 8-way – Ball-lock

843696 – Cleaning Manifold – 4-way – Pin-lock

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Alpet D2 Surface Sanitizer Home Brewing

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(10) 10 CC Syringes + Sanitizing for Pennies a Batch

10 CC Luer Lock Syringes

Why would these have anything to do with homebrewing, you ask?  Great question.  These are an easy way to measure 6 mL of Star San.  Put 6 mL of Star San in 1 gallon of distilled water and you’ve got sanitizing solution.  Fill up a spray bottle and you’re ready to sanitize for pennies a batch.  See: Tip: Using Star San In a Spray Bottle

Quantity 10 of 10 CC Syringes.  These do not have needles.  The do have Luer Lock Tips.  The syringes that I use for measuring Star San also have Luer Lock Tips.  There is no need to put anything on this connection.  You can draw Star San with the Luer Lock end.

10 cc/ml 10 pcs Syringe w/o Needles New Sterile Disposable Luer Lock Tip

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