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PLAATO Valve V2 - Pressure Drop Equalizing Valve for Airlocks with Anti Suck Back

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  • ELIMINATES SUCK-BACK. Insures that you will not encounter suck-back during low fermentation temperatures, cold crashing or lagering.
  • EMPTY AIRLOCK PROTECTION. No suck-back minimizes the chance of an empty airlock & air entering.
  • TRANSFER PROTECTION. The Plaato Valve lets you keep the airlock on while transferring to kegs or bottles and avoiding suck-back.
  • WORKS WITH CO2 GAS BAG. Designed to connect to a CO2/inert gas bag that helps to avoid oxidizing the brew during fermentation.
  • UNIVERSAL DESIGN. The Plaato Valve has a design that makes sure it fits most airlocks.
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  • ELIMINATES SUCK-BACK. Insures that you will not encounter suck-back during low fermentation temperatures, cold crashing or lagering.
  • EMPTY AIRLOCK PROTECTION. No suck-back minimizes the chance of an empty airlock & air entering.
  • TRANSFER PROTECTION. The Plaato Valve lets you keep the airlock on while transferring to kegs or bottles and avoiding suck-back.
  • WORKS WITH CO2 GAS BAG. Designed to connect to a CO2/inert gas bag that helps to avoid oxidizing the brew during fermentation.
  • UNIVERSAL DESIGN. The Plaato Valve has a design that makes sure it fits most airlocks.

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PLAATO Valve - Pressure Drop Equalizing Valve 
Connecting between your fermenter and airlock/or blow-off-tube, it equalizes any negative pressure that might be present in the system, eliminating suckback.

Especially developed for brewers 

The PLAATO Valve is made out of FDA-approved food grade PP and has an incorporated umbrella silicon valve as working principle. It comes ready with optional 65PPI activated carbon filters for the inlet (16pcs), and fits most airlocks and fermenters.

How it works 

Many brewers experiences suddenly empty airlocks, or water flowing from the blow-off vessel to the fermenter. This phenomena is due to temperature changes that in turn lead to negative pressure in the fermenter. This is seen the moment a fermenter is placed in a temperature controlled room after pitching of yeast, or during cold crash. To offset this negative pressure, the fermenter will either suck in water from an airlock, or suck in air, or in some rare cases implode under the forces of this pressure. In most cases air will be introduced in the fermenter in the hours before the fermentation starts, and during cold crash.

Oxygen-free fermentation 

As stated above, rapid changes in temperature will always introduce air, water or partial implosion in/to the fermenter. In order to obtain a non-oxidizing atmosphere, the headspace in the fermenter must therefore be flushed with CO2. For cold-crash, the oxygen in the headspace is already replaced by CO2, so introduction of small amounts of oxygen is not a significant source of oxidation. If you are aiming for an oxygen-free fermentation, the Plaato valve is designed to be connectable to a bag containing CO2/inert gas, maintaining a non-oxidizing atmosphere in the fermenter.

Fits all Airlocks

Three Piece Airlock Mason Jar Blowoff Two Piece (S-shaped) Airlock
 

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Flat Rate $7.95 under $49

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  • Standard ground shipping typically takes 1-3 business days in transit

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      • FREE over $49*
      • Flat rate $7.95 under $99
      • 1-3 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 Shipping only applies to orders over $49.00, shipping within the contiguous United States.

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          Product Overview

          PLAATO Valve - Pressure Drop Equalizing Valve 
          Connecting between your fermenter and airlock/or blow-off-tube, it equalizes any negative pressure that might be present in the system, eliminating suckback.

          Especially developed for brewers 

          The PLAATO Valve is made out of FDA-approved food grade PP and has an incorporated umbrella silicon valve as working principle. It comes ready with optional 65PPI activated carbon filters for the inlet (16pcs), and fits most airlocks and fermenters.

          How it works 

          Many brewers experiences suddenly empty airlocks, or water flowing from the blow-off vessel to the fermenter. This phenomena is due to temperature changes that in turn lead to negative pressure in the fermenter. This is seen the moment a fermenter is placed in a temperature controlled room after pitching of yeast, or during cold crash. To offset this negative pressure, the fermenter will either suck in water from an airlock, or suck in air, or in some rare cases implode under the forces of this pressure. In most cases air will be introduced in the fermenter in the hours before the fermentation starts, and during cold crash.

          Oxygen-free fermentation 

          As stated above, rapid changes in temperature will always introduce air, water or partial implosion in/to the fermenter. In order to obtain a non-oxidizing atmosphere, the headspace in the fermenter must therefore be flushed with CO2. For cold-crash, the oxygen in the headspace is already replaced by CO2, so introduction of small amounts of oxygen is not a significant source of oxidation. If you are aiming for an oxygen-free fermentation, the Plaato valve is designed to be connectable to a bag containing CO2/inert gas, maintaining a non-oxidizing atmosphere in the fermenter.

          Fits all Airlocks

          Three Piece Airlock Mason Jar Blowoff Two Piece (S-shaped) Airlock
           

          FREE Shipping over $49

          Flat Rate $7.95 under $49

          Shipping

          • FREE Shipping on all orders over $49 shipping within the contiguous U.S.
          • Most in-stock orders ship the following business day.
          • Standard ground shipping typically takes 1-3 business days in transit

              FedEx / UPS / USPS Shipping:

              • FREE over $49*
              • Flat rate $7.95 under $99
              • 1-3 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 Shipping only applies to orders over $49.00, shipping within the contiguous United States.


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