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Offline LowellR

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fermenter
« on: April 17, 2019, 05:39:59 PM »
I run off  into the Speidel fermenter too hot and it collapsed, anyone know how to reform it?

Offline Oginme

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Re: fermenter
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2019, 05:56:33 PM »
Speidel fermenters are made from molded HDPE.  Once deformed, they can not be brought back to shape.
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Offline dtapke

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Re: fermenter
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2019, 07:39:12 AM »
melt it down, throw it through your rotoline rotational molding machine. BOOM! like new. (thats not actually how rotomolding works..)

yep, junk. you can try warming it up with a hairdryer, making sure to keep it below about 200-220F as it'll melt much above that.

also notable: HDPE is NOT, I repeat NOT autoclavable... just, don't.
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