coconut husk

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coconut husk

Post by jacquie » Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:48 am

somebody gave me coconut husk filters for my water filter thingy - has anybody tried this with spirit - and is cotton wool effective i use it to clear fruit cloudiness from compounds does that work for spirit too?
I'm not under the afluence of incohol - though some feeple pink I am......

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Re: coconut husk

Post by Mash » Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:38 pm

We have had this conversation before :D haven't you got wet flannel :D

Cotton wool is often used with spirit, but typically as a bung at the end of a carbon filter.

Different filters filter different things. Different issues need different solutions. Cloudy isn't always a particulate it can be a haze. Which is cleared by temperature and/or %. It also depends on the fruit - A good example is plums which will not clear ever (Well, almost never never ever ever ever never ever)

Depending on what you are trying to filter it is sometimes worth starting off course and working it down by degrees. There is a stainless steel coffee drip that I bought from China, which is absolutely splendid for fine particulate in spirit, But wouldn't help with cloudiness.

I certainly cannot recall any conversations on this or the previous site about coconut husk. Although I do seem to recall coconut husk is one of the things that he's used to produce carbon, so there might be something in it........
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Re: coconut husk

Post by jacquie » Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:54 pm

i think i feel an experiment coming on............
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Re: coconut husk

Post by Easydrinker » Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:00 pm

You have me concerned about my plums now mash!
25 litres of wine going like a train.
IT WILL CLEAR, IT WILL CLEAR,IT WILL CLEAR! :lol:

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Re: coconut husk

Post by gaza the instructor » Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:32 am

A gentleman will always protect his Plums first ED :lol:
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Re: coconut husk

Post by Mash » Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:43 am

jacquie wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:54 pm
i think i feel an experiment coming on............
Excellent. That's what it is all about. We all try a little something, tweak it, share it, repeat it. It think it was pyro so discovered the air stone thingy... Brilliant.
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