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Cooling tower blowdown

Do you have an 'air to water' cooling tower for your glycol cooling system? Most small breweries do not (they use 'air to air' coolers), but you'll know it if you do.  It's a big rain storm in a box…
John
July 28, 2015
Chemicals

pH Adjustment Chemicals

A lot of time breweries will need to adjust the pH of their wastewater.  The EPA has guidelines of between pH 5-11, many states and municipalities are more strict than that.  Adding pH adjustment chemicals to your wastewater is where…
John
February 16, 2014
Chemicals

Chemical distribution

Breweries use a lot of chemicals. Of course not in the beer, but for cleaning, sanitizing, water conditioning in boilers and cooling towers, and wastewater pH adjustment. I'd say the big three are sodium hydroxide, nitric acid, and phosphoric acid.…
John
December 1, 2014