From the HBD Archive
From: perley@easygoer.crd.ge.com (Donald P Perley)
Subject: SODA KEG
Date: 1992-04-25 09:16:22 GMT

Rob Napholz says:

>sediment in the soda keg. As far as cleaners I use massive amounts
>of bleach with out any problems(only one batch, the second one this
>weekend).

A word of warning, especially since you have just done one batch.
Don't leave bleach solution standing in stainless for a long time
(long term storage, or even overnight). It is a strong enough
oxidizer that even stainless steel will rust.

I left some stuff soaking in my kitchen sink overnight, and found a
couple of rust spots on edges (like around the drain, or where there
was a scratch in the sink). They scrubbed off easily, but you wouldn't
necessarily see them inside the keg, and it would be more severe
if you left it for a few weeks while waiting for your next batch
to be ready.

-don perley


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