This coil has been a big seller as a Stout HERMS coil replacement. This coil has only 2 welds and weighs a lot less. Its also has a thinner wall to help transfer heat more efficiently Two additional 1-1/2" sanitary ferrules are required on the side of your kettle for this coils to adapt. The tubing is made out of 304/304L stainless and is measured 1/2" OD (Outside Diameter). The coil diameter is a 10" diameter and works great for 15-1/2" diameter kettles and up. The horizontal bends add about 2-1/2" to the overall diameter of the coil and don't forget the space your fitting connections will take up as well.
Using a HERMS coil eliminates the need for a burner under your mash to maintain temperature and it will also help clarify your wort. While you mash, your wort will travel through the coil which is installed in your HLT (Hot Liquor Tank). The HLT will be hot and ready for sparging so you can also maintain your mash temperature with this as well. While your running your wort through your coil your also filtering giving you great clarity. HERMS systems help increase your efficiency and get you the original gravity your trying to achieve.
That's not all a HERMS coil can do, it can also cool! Simply fill your HLT with ice and you've creating a cooling coil!
This 10" diameter coil measures 13-1/2" from the bottom coil to the center of the ferrule. The lower connection is 3" below the top and located at the 7:30 position while the top is at the 6:00 position.