Tag Archive for HERMS

Sanke keg CIP attempt number 2

When I initially designed my brewery, I did so with keg cleaning in mind. The C-HERMS (Counterflow – HERMS) brewery design was partially motivated by an opportunity to purpose the dual pumps for sanke keg clean-in-place. This ended up being a complete failure.

PID tuning method for electric breweries

Proper specification of PID controller settings ensure that target temperatures are met quickly but not overshot, and cycling of temperature, or more formally, the process variable, is minimized. In an electric brewery, PID settings will be system specific, and will be especially determined by element wattage, liquid volumes, recirculation speed, and other environmental variables.