Mash and minute amount of copper

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Rocky_Creek
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Mash and minute amount of copper

Post by Rocky_Creek » Mon Sep 05, 2005 6:07 am

For purpuses of plumbing my fermenter I need to introduce a small piece of copper. The size would be equivelant to a mans wedding ring in a five gallon batch. Anyone know of any harmful effects on the fermentation with copper exposure?
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Post by v0rtexx » Mon Sep 05, 2005 6:14 am

I sure hope not :)
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Post by Yttrium » Mon Sep 05, 2005 7:39 am

While I agree that mash is often made in copper mash tuns due to the good heating conductivity of copper, using copper in a fermentor just seems like an awful waste of money.
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