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Ss Brewtech Silicone Gasket for 10 Gal Mash Tun False Bottom
The Ss Brewtech Silicone Gasket for 10 Gal Mash Tun False Bottom
 
A mash tun is a vessel that is used in the mashing process in order to convert the starch from the grains to sugar. This is necessary to facilitate the fermentation process. However, home brewers often do not have a dedicated mash tun so they use their brew kettles for such purpose.

Using brew kettles as a mash tun is fairly easy and it often involves the use of a false bottom which is a type of screen that separates the wort from the grains or mash. The false bottom has a lot of holes drilled in it to allow the liquid wort to infuse in the solid mash. Home brewers can also install a spigot to ensure that the process of sparging the wort is also done in the kettle.

The use of a brew kettle as a mash tun always requires the installation of a false bottom. It will serve as the colander that allows the mash bed to float above the water extract without making a lot of mess. To prevent the mash from mixing to the wort, a silicone gasket is necessary to create a secure seal.

The SS Brewtech silicone gasket is made from heat-resistant silicone, which can withstand temperatures as much as 500 degrees Fahrenheit. It can fit on any stainless steel false bottoms and is compatible with a 10-gallon mash tun false bottom.

The SS Brewtech false bottom with silicone gasket is a good accessory for increasing the functionality of a brew kettle. With this accessory, a brew kettle will not only be used to brew the wort but can also be used as an improvised mash tun.
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Ss Brewtech Silicone Gasket for 10 Gal Mash Tun False Bottom



  • Compatible with a 10-gallon mash tun false bottom

  • Ensures strong and tight seal

  • Can withstand high heat of up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit

  • Fits on a stainless steel false bottom


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Great Fit June 2, 2016
Reviewer: Brent S. from Peterborough, ON Canada  
This also fits perfectly on the 12" Stainless Steel False Bottom which will then make a tight seal on the bottom of an orange 10gal Rubbermaid cooler.

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