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Photos of smoker and presses
« on: January 14, 2013, 08:17:25 PM »
Photo 003 Smoke box with  herbs and spices Cheddar.  Connected to 3 metre stainless steel pipe from fire box.
Photo 004 Smoke box showing heat exchanger.
Photo 005 Smoke box foreground, Fire box background

Offline Mike Richards

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Re: Photos of smoker and presses
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2013, 08:44:59 PM »
That's cool.  What's the temperature in the box?
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Offline Al Lewis

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Re: Photos of smoker and presses
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2013, 08:55:14 PM »
Very nice cold smoker!!

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Re: Photos of smoker and presses
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2013, 12:03:19 AM »
That's cool.  What's the temperature in the box?


thanks MIKE and AL,,,,,,,,,,,the temp in the box is 18.5 C with door closed and 11.3 C when the door is open [ to drop temp ]

this is achieved when the ambient is circa 20 C and the heat exchanger is fed by water at 16 C [ tank in the shade ]

the pump delivers 15 litres / min. and the lines are on closed loop ,,,,,,,,,,the smoke is gererated by apple and cherry wood

have a valve on the firebox which can be shut right down ,,,and should we ever need to lower temperatures could put dissapation fins on the 3 x metres of 50 ml S.S. pipe

many regards ,,,,,,brian

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Re: Photos of smoker and presses
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2013, 12:35:53 AM »

the temp in the box is 18.5 C with door closed and 11.3 C when the door is open [ to drop temp ]

this is achieved when the ambient is circa 20 C and the heat exchanger is fed by water at 16 C [ tank in the shade ]

the pump delivers 15 litres / min. and the lines are on closed loop ,,,,,,,,,,the smoke is gererated by apple and cherry wood

have a valve on the firebox which can be shut right down ,,,and should we ever need to lower temperatures could put dissapation fins on the 3 x metres of 50 ml S.S. pipe

many regards ,,,,,,brian

That is a cool idea.
I think I could do similar with our rainwater tank and pump the warm water back  into the top.

Excellent, thank you for sharing.

Cheers,
Bill.
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