The Still HeaterTM is specially made for use in distillers or moonshine stills. The cartridge style has 50% more surface area than standard tubular elements, reducing watt density and lowering the risk of scorching. Highly corrosion resistant, Brewhaus Still HeatersTM also come with a Teflon gasket, eliminating the need for Teflon tape.
The 1" NPT fitting fits the standard coupling type added to most moonshine still kettles. Most water heater elements use a NPS fitting, which does not fit securely into a NPT coupling.
If you don't have a coupling installed in your kettle, you can drill a hole in the side of your kettle and add the Stainless Steel Nut & Gasket add-on. Insert the Still HeaterTMinto the hole and screw it into the nut on the inside. Once firmly screwed in, the gaskets will create a seal around the kettle, and you're ready to go. No welding required.
Made of type 316 stainless steel
Heater - 12" long
Power cord- 16"
Always place your kettle on a heat-tolerant surface when heating.
A 2" distillation column requires one Still HeaterTM regardless of whether you are using an 8-gallon or 15-gallon kettle.
A 3" column with an 8 gallon kettle requires one Still HeaterTM . A 3" column with a 15 gallon kettle may require 2 Still HeatersTMto bring to a boil and then cut to one heater during distillation.
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