Glycol Chillers

Your questions on Glycol Chillers answered by industry experts.

Q For my microbrewery system, what type of glycol is most recommended for my chiller?

A We recommend USP propylene food-grade glycol with inhibitors to prevent corrosion.

Q It seems like with most glycol chillers, the glycol doesn't have to be chilled below 32?. Why not just use water as the coolant instead?

A Keep in mind that there is a 8 to 10 degree F heat transfer at the evaporator. In order to provide 42F leaving fluid from the chiller the refrigerant is ...