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Old December 9th, 2012, 04:47 PM
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I got an electric pressure sanitizer from work, it is basically an electric pressure cooker.
I pan on putting a stainless stock pot inside and will drill through and weld a 3/8 inch nipple to the outside. I will attempt to post some pictures.
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Hi Bob,
Basically canner with a water jacket.
Looks like it will work pretty well
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cool. Do you have the top section. When you add the bulkhead fitting for your draw off valve consider some good bracing to hold the stockpot in place because it will want to float as your syrup depletes. You don't want a small leak between the syrup pot and the boiler water.
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I made up a couple brackets to hold the handles of the stock pot down already. I just need to drill out the hole to weld the nipple in and then figure out what I need to do to seal up the the outside hole around the nipple. The outside is made out of aluminum so I'm guessing I'll have to solder it. I will also tap a hole to drain the water out.
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Solder won't stick to aluminum at all.

Maybe a grommet type seal on the outside but then you'd need to have a pipe flange welded into the stock pot so the tube can be removed to change the grommet occasionally.
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I ordered a bulkhead fitting to attatch to the inside stock pot and may JB Weld to the alominum.
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