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Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Tanks

What it does :

Having your own CO2 tank allows you to keg your homemade beer, thereby avoiding the bottling process. A typical capacity for a tank for homebrewers is 5 gallons (18.9 liters).

What it is:

Standard pressurized tank for holding and dispensing CO2. Typical capacity for homebrewers is 5 gallons (18.9 liters). Because it is a pressure vessel, the rating stamp must be kept current.

How it works:

The tank is connected to a regulator, which in turn is connected to the keg containing the beer. All flows of CO2 and beer are made with flexible tubing. The gas pressure required depends on the storing temperature and style of the beer.

Preparation:

CO2 tanks do not come into direct contact with the beer, so simply ensure that they are clean and in working order. Because of the safety issues related to regulated pressure vessels, the rating stamp must be kept current.

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Tanks