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The Ultimate Guide to Copper vs Stainless Steel Wort Chillers

Friday, May 31st, 2024

In the world of brewing, material choice plays a pivotal role in the efficiency and outcome of the brewing process. Copper and stainless steel are two of the most commonly used materials in brewing equipment. Each offers distinct advantages and potential drawbacks, affecting everything from heat transfer and maintenance to beer quality and environmental impact. This guide provides an in-depth comparison to help brewers decide which material best suits their needs. Thermal Properties Copper Copper’s thermal conductivity is among the highest of any commercial metal, approximately 401 W/mĀ·K. This exceptional ability to conduct heat rapidly makes copper ideal for applications Read More