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Regulators & Accessories

Beer obtains its flavour from the hops, malt, and carbonation. Carbonation is the process when carbon dioxide dissolves within the liquid. It is a natural process that occurs during the fermentation process. When the yeast utilizes sugar, it produces alcohol and carbon dioxide. Brewers use an airlock or blowoff tube to release the CO2 during fermentation, so there needs to be a way to carbonate the homebrew once fermentation finished. Many home brewers increase the carbon dioxide content of the beer by inserting the said gas under high PSI (pressure). Carbonation is the reason why most beers have a lot of fizzle once the bottle is opened or dispensed from the keg, and you get a nice head on your beer.

If you have a draft beer system, the two most important components for dispensing your beer are the gas tank and the regulator. The gas tanks are filled with either CO2 or Nitrogen (you can also use other gases), and the regulator controls the flow of the beer from the keg. The regulator controls the pressure of the gas released from the tank. Without it, it will be too difficult to dispense the beer as the pressure would be too intense. What will happen is that the flow would as a strong jet of water. (more info below)
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To control the flow of the liquid as well as the pressure, regulators often come with gauges that measure the dispensing pressure. The regulator can have one or more gauges, and they may have different functions. You must keep the appropriate level of pressure in CO2 or nitrogen tank. For Carbon dioxide air tanks, the pressure should be between 10 to 15 PSI while Nitrogen tanks should be higher at 30 to 40 PSI.

Here at Ontario Beer Kegs, we have a wide variety of draft equipment regulators. Our selection includes Primary and Secondary CO2 and Nitrogen regulators from Taprite, plus we also carry Micro Matic Nitrogen regulators and their high-quality Primary and Secondary CO2 regulators. From dual gauge to five-gauge regulators, we make sure that we provide the needs of homebrewers. All of our regulators are approved for use by all major breweries and are manufactured with a solid brass body with a shutdown safety system to prevent accidents. We make sure that we have everything that you need for your draft beer system.