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Found this available locally, what is it?

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Found this available locally, what is it?

Postby Daniel-J-Lee » Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:21 am

Hi,

I found this tank available locally and the seller says it's for distilling, but I haven't seen something like it before.

Any ideas what it is?

https://imgur.com/a/Q0FM0

Thank you!
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Re: Found this available locally, what is it?

Postby Y1969 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:18 am

This device is very similar to a storage tank for heating water. What kind of material is it made of? Stainless steel?
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Re: Found this available locally, what is it?

Postby minime » Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:59 pm

It's definitely a heat exchanger of some type but I doubt it's used for distilling (it would be overkill). Is the tank insulated?
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Re: Found this available locally, what is it?

Postby catslab » Sat Jan 27, 2018 11:45 pm

It looks like a lab vessel used to heat or chill some liquid. Looks a bit like a pressure vessel for water.
It does not seem to be insulated.
The sticker is an inspection tag, so no great info from that :)

Depends on how much he asks for it. I would take it for the price of scrap metal not more.
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Re: Found this available locally, what is it?

Postby huizeeyck » Mon Jan 29, 2018 3:29 pm

Looks similar to bolers from Solar systems....
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