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Offline george13

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Is there a prefered form in cheesemaking.  What are the recommendations out there between powder form or liquid solution. 
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Re: Calcium Chloride Format Recommendation - Powdered Or Aqueos
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2011, 04:54:20 PM »
IMHO you should always use the liquid. However, you can buy it already made or make it yourself.
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Re: Calcium Chloride Format Recommendation - Powdered Or Aqueos
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2011, 10:01:23 PM »
I'm no chemist, but there is a chemical reaction when dry calcium chloride is mixed with water. It gets very hot. Use liquid for your cheesemaking. Like Sailor says, buy it already made or make it yourself. I make up a convenient 16 oz plastic container and when I need a dose for a cheese make, it's right there handy.

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Re: Calcium Chloride Format Recommendation - Powdered Or Aqueos
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2011, 11:19:52 AM »
how do you make it?

i only have/can find granules.

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Re: Calcium Chloride Format Recommendation - Powdered Or Aqueos
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2011, 11:52:04 AM »
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how do you make it?
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Re: Calcium Chloride Format Recommendation - Powdered Or Aqueos
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2011, 04:05:58 PM »
how do you make it?

i only have/can find granules.

You use powered\granuels of known streangh to make a solution by mixing the solid with distilled water.
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Re: Calcium Chloride Format Recommendation - Powdered Or Aqueos
« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2011, 10:01:36 PM »
yes, i found it.  thank you