Cleaning ss packers and colum

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Cleaning ss packers and colum

Postby rossgillespie » Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:13 pm

If i use a citric acid solution to scrub still what amount of citric acid to warm water are we talking here?

Also will a citric bath clean up stainless packers
Mine have got the funky smell on them and soaking in hot water overnight doesn't seem to do much.
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Re: Cleaning ss packers and colum

Postby coffe addict » Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:19 pm

I've boiled in vinegar on my old still which worked quite well.
Citric is cheap and as a result I've never measured.
Two or three in a 200L drum for soaking copper has worked for me.
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Re: Cleaning ss packers and colum

Postby Doubleuj » Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:28 pm

1tsp per litre is all you need to clean up copper but I don’t think it’ll clean up your ss, I’d try the dishwasher or a good clean in warm soapy water and a real good rinse
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