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IceMaster Max 2 Glycol Chiller with 2 Built in Submersible Pumps

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  • The IceMaster Max 2 is designed to cool fermentations in small vessels.
  • 2 built-in submersible pumps with independent digital temperature controllers
  • can be used with any vessel that has a glycol jacket or submersed cooling coil/rod.
  • Each controller includes a temperature probe that should be inserted into a thermowell in your vessel or can be taped to the outside of the vessel if you don't have a thermowell.
  • The digital controller then measures the temperature of your tank and turns the submersible pump on or off to cool to your desired set temperature.
  • Up to two tanks can be controlled separately with one IceMaster Max 2.
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  • The IceMaster Max 2 is designed to cool fermentations in small vessels.
  • 2 built-in submersible pumps with independent digital temperature controllers
  • can be used with any vessel that has a glycol jacket or submersed cooling coil/rod.
  • Each controller includes a temperature probe that should be inserted into a thermowell in your vessel or can be taped to the outside of the vessel if you don't have a thermowell.
  • The digital controller then measures the temperature of your tank and turns the submersible pump on or off to cool to your desired set temperature.
  • Up to two tanks can be controlled separately with one IceMaster Max 2.
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The IceMaster Max 2 is designed to cool fermentations in small vessels. It features 2 built-in submersible pumps with independent digital temperature controllers and can be used with any vessel that has a glycol jacket or submersed cooling coil/rod. Each controller includes a temperature probe that should be inserted into a thermowell in your vessel or can be taped to the outside of the vessel if you don't have a thermowell. The digital controller then measures the temperature of your tank and turns the submersible pump on or off to cool to your desired set temperature. Up to two tanks can be controlled separately with one IceMaster Max 2.

The Max 2 is the perfect unit for brewers with 1 or 2 fermentation vessels. The IceMaster 100 and IceMaster Max 4 are terrific chillers, but for they have far more cooling capacity than the average homebrewer needs. The Max 2 is the most affordable glycol chiller we offer, and thanks to the built-in submersible pumps and controllers, there's no need to purchase additional pump kits to use with your cooling system(s).

Compatibility
The IceMaster can be used with any fermenter that has a built-in cooling jacket, added CoolStix, or a submersed cooling coil. It works well as the cooling source for the following sytems and fermenters.

  • CoolStix - CoolStix can be added to a wide range of carboys, fermenters, and tanks and the IceMaster works really well in combination. Each CoolStix is available with or without a pump kit; for use with the IceMaster Max 2 you will only need the CoolStix and some tubing to connect it to the chiller.  
  • Ss Brewtech Fermenters and Brites - Ss BME Chronicals, BME Brites, and Unitanks come with cooling coils and neoprene as standard. The optional chilling FTSs will not be needed for use with the Max 2.
  • Spike Conical with Optional Cooling Coil - the cooling coil for Spike CF series conicals is available for purchase independently from the TC-100 cooling system. For use with the Max 2 you will only need the the coil and some tubing to connect it to the chiller.
  • Speidel Tanks with Optional Cooling Jackets - You will need two lengths of tubing to connect the chiller to each tank.   
  • Grainfather Fermenters - Grainfather fermenters have standard cooling jackets. You will need two lengths of tubing for each fermenter.
  • Blichmann Fermenators with Optional Cooling Coil - You will need two lengths of tubing for each Fermenator.

Capacity
It is always difficult to determine exactly how many tanks can be chilled at one time as it depends on what is happening in each tank, if the tank is insulated, and what the ambient temperature is. Cold crashing always requires the most energy and requires tank insulation. We have experimented with capacities and can provide this general guide based on a 75°F ambient and neoprene insulation. Neoprene provides a modest amount of insulation so you would obtain better results using Armaflex or a higher R rated insulation. 

At 75°F ambient temperature with neoprene insulation, the Max 2 can cold crash one 1 BBL tank or two tanks up to 15 gallons in size at one time.

Set Up
In order to hook up the IceMaster to your fermenter or tank's cooling system, you will need 2 lengths of tubing per vessel. All tubing connections should be secured with hose clamps.

  • Length 1: Barb of 1st bulkhead (IN) to cooling system outlet
  • Length 2: Barb of 2nd bulkhead (OUT) to cooling system inlet

Specifications:

  • 2 built-in submersible pumps with independent digital controllers
  • Pump controllers reads in °C
  • Temperature controller reads in °C
  • Labeled IN and OUT stainless bulkheads with 3/8" OD barbs
  • Tank Capacity: 17 L / 4.5 Gal. Water Capacity
  • Compressor: 3/8 HP
  • Cooling Capacity: 600 Watt/2000btu/.17 tons
  • Refrigerant: r134a
  • Voltage: 110V
  • Dimensions: 19" x 12" x 17.5"
  • Wheels not included

Note: The new model includes a sightglass that is connected via two plastic Duotight tees.  The tees can be attached onto the push tubes on the front of the unit. The sight glass can be fitted between the two tees and plugs need to be inserted on the outward facing openings. 

Shipping

  • FREE Shipping on most over $75 shipping within the contiguous U.S.*
  • ExtraCare Glass items' shipping is calculated at checkout.
  • Most in-stock orders ship the following business day.
  • Standard ground shipping typically takes 1-3 business days in transit
    • please note: we are experiencing delays in some fulfillment centers due to COVID-19. 

    FedEx / UPS / USPS Shipping:

    • FREE over $75*
    • Flat rate $7.95 under $75*
    • 2-5 business days in transit
    • Does not require Signature

    Returns

      We're committed to your total satisfaction. You may return your items within 30 days of their delivery. Please follow the instructions below.  

        Return Eligibility:     

        • Returns must be in brand new condition.     
        • Items must be returned in their original packaging.     
        • Items must include all parts, pieces, and manuals.     
        • Items cannot be assembled or used in anyway. 

        Restocking fees are typically not applied, however, in some cases a restocking fee not to exceed 30% will be withheld from your returned merchandise total.  Shipping costs are non-refundable.

        If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!

         

        *Free & Flat Rate shipping is only available in the contiguous U.S. Some exclusions apply, including ExtraCare Glass items, special order items, and non-standard items.

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        KL
        07/22/2021
        KENNETH L.
        United States United States
        IceMaster Max 2

        Great chiller with no issues. Wish the readout could be in Fahrenheit versus celcius.

        Product Overview

        The IceMaster Max 2 is designed to cool fermentations in small vessels. It features 2 built-in submersible pumps with independent digital temperature controllers and can be used with any vessel that has a glycol jacket or submersed cooling coil/rod. Each controller includes a temperature probe that should be inserted into a thermowell in your vessel or can be taped to the outside of the vessel if you don't have a thermowell. The digital controller then measures the temperature of your tank and turns the submersible pump on or off to cool to your desired set temperature. Up to two tanks can be controlled separately with one IceMaster Max 2.

        The Max 2 is the perfect unit for brewers with 1 or 2 fermentation vessels. The IceMaster 100 and IceMaster Max 4 are terrific chillers, but for they have far more cooling capacity than the average homebrewer needs. The Max 2 is the most affordable glycol chiller we offer, and thanks to the built-in submersible pumps and controllers, there's no need to purchase additional pump kits to use with your cooling system(s).

        Compatibility
        The IceMaster can be used with any fermenter that has a built-in cooling jacket, added CoolStix, or a submersed cooling coil. It works well as the cooling source for the following sytems and fermenters.

        • CoolStix - CoolStix can be added to a wide range of carboys, fermenters, and tanks and the IceMaster works really well in combination. Each CoolStix is available with or without a pump kit; for use with the IceMaster Max 2 you will only need the CoolStix and some tubing to connect it to the chiller.  
        • Ss Brewtech Fermenters and Brites - Ss BME Chronicals, BME Brites, and Unitanks come with cooling coils and neoprene as standard. The optional chilling FTSs will not be needed for use with the Max 2.
        • Spike Conical with Optional Cooling Coil - the cooling coil for Spike CF series conicals is available for purchase independently from the TC-100 cooling system. For use with the Max 2 you will only need the the coil and some tubing to connect it to the chiller.
        • Speidel Tanks with Optional Cooling Jackets - You will need two lengths of tubing to connect the chiller to each tank.   
        • Grainfather Fermenters - Grainfather fermenters have standard cooling jackets. You will need two lengths of tubing for each fermenter.
        • Blichmann Fermenators with Optional Cooling Coil - You will need two lengths of tubing for each Fermenator.

        Capacity
        It is always difficult to determine exactly how many tanks can be chilled at one time as it depends on what is happening in each tank, if the tank is insulated, and what the ambient temperature is. Cold crashing always requires the most energy and requires tank insulation. We have experimented with capacities and can provide this general guide based on a 75°F ambient and neoprene insulation. Neoprene provides a modest amount of insulation so you would obtain better results using Armaflex or a higher R rated insulation. 

        At 75°F ambient temperature with neoprene insulation, the Max 2 can cold crash one 1 BBL tank or two tanks up to 15 gallons in size at one time.

        Set Up
        In order to hook up the IceMaster to your fermenter or tank's cooling system, you will need 2 lengths of tubing per vessel. All tubing connections should be secured with hose clamps.

        • Length 1: Barb of 1st bulkhead (IN) to cooling system outlet
        • Length 2: Barb of 2nd bulkhead (OUT) to cooling system inlet

        Specifications:

        • 2 built-in submersible pumps with independent digital controllers
        • Pump controllers reads in °C
        • Temperature controller reads in °C
        • Labeled IN and OUT stainless bulkheads with 3/8" OD barbs
        • Tank Capacity: 17 L / 4.5 Gal. Water Capacity
        • Compressor: 3/8 HP
        • Cooling Capacity: 600 Watt/2000btu/.17 tons
        • Refrigerant: r134a
        • Voltage: 110V
        • Dimensions: 19" x 12" x 17.5"
        • Wheels not included

        Note: The new model includes a sightglass that is connected via two plastic Duotight tees.  The tees can be attached onto the push tubes on the front of the unit. The sight glass can be fitted between the two tees and plugs need to be inserted on the outward facing openings. 

        Shipping

        • FREE Shipping on most over $75 shipping within the contiguous U.S.*
        • ExtraCare Glass items' shipping is calculated at checkout.
        • Most in-stock orders ship the following business day.
        • Standard ground shipping typically takes 1-3 business days in transit
          • please note: we are experiencing delays in some fulfillment centers due to COVID-19. 

          FedEx / UPS / USPS Shipping:

          • FREE over $75*
          • Flat rate $7.95 under $75*
          • 2-5 business days in transit
          • Does not require Signature

          Returns

            We're committed to your total satisfaction. You may return your items within 30 days of their delivery. Please follow the instructions below.  

              Return Eligibility:     

              • Returns must be in brand new condition.     
              • Items must be returned in their original packaging.     
              • Items must include all parts, pieces, and manuals.     
              • Items cannot be assembled or used in anyway. 

              Restocking fees are typically not applied, however, in some cases a restocking fee not to exceed 30% will be withheld from your returned merchandise total.  Shipping costs are non-refundable.

              If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!

               

              *Free & Flat Rate shipping is only available in the contiguous U.S. Some exclusions apply, including ExtraCare Glass items, special order items, and non-standard items.

              Customer Reviews
              5.0 Based on 1 Reviews
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              Thank you for submitting a review!

              Your input is very much appreciated. Share it with your friends so they can enjoy it too!

              Filter Reviews:
              KL
              07/22/2021
              KENNETH L.
              United States United States
              IceMaster Max 2

              Great chiller with no issues. Wish the readout could be in Fahrenheit versus celcius.


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