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Airlock - 3 Piece
FE370

Airlock - 3 Piece

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Description

Airlocks are another one of those necessary pieces of equipment for every homebrewer.  If you ferment in a carboy or bucket this 3 piece airlock is a must! It’s a popular alternative to the triple ripple type of airlock because it can be taken apart and cleaned, and is easy to fill. (However we do sell the triple ripple type (FE371) in case you are used to that type and would like to stay with it.) 
 
While a simple device not all airlocks are the same. Some other designs have only a couple holes in the plastic lid and this can cause the airlock to pop out during an active fermentation.  Our design features multiple holes that allow CO2 to escape easily.  Additionally some other airlocks have a cross hatch design on the bottom. We have found this more easily leads to Krausen clogs and the airlock being pushed out of the fermenter. Ours is open, allowing Krausen foam to enter the airlock if necesary.  Better to clean your airlock out than to find it laying on the floor next to your fermenter 3 days later.  
 
Another cool feature of this 3-piece airlock is that 1/2" ID Silicone tubing will fit onto the center post for use as a blowoff. In the cases where you are using a yeast known to produce lots of Krausen (wlp002 from White Labs or 1968 from Wyeast for example) remove the top cover, remove the plastic 'hat', and install the silicone tubing.  Run the silicone tubing into a jar or bucket of water. When fermentation dies back down remove the tubing and replace the hat and cover.
 
Please Note: Airlock only - stopper not included.
Item # FE370
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 0.06LBS
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need another one
Roger H on Mar 9, 2019
wine making
Rick P on Mar 5, 2019
need another one
Roger H on Mar 9, 2019
friend recommended
Ben D on Mar 9, 2019
wine making
Rick P on Mar 5, 2019
need it
Kenneth C on Mar 4, 2019
i like it
Michael P on Mar 1, 2019
Fermentation
Valued C on Feb 19, 2019
They work great
Bruce P on Feb 15, 2019
I always lose one of the pieces into the void
Nicholas P on Feb 7, 2019
backup
Steve S on Feb 6, 2019
You can never have enough
Jose J. R on Jan 28, 2019
it is the right tool for the job
Anthony S P on Jan 22, 2019
self exp.
Michael H on Jan 19, 2019
reorder, works good
Cathy B H on Jan 18, 2019
My Favorite Type
Kenneth C on Jan 17, 2019
I like this style, easier to clean
Ken DeJonge on Jan 15, 2019
replacement
mary ann h on Jan 8, 2019
I've used this kind of airlock before
Anne C F on Jan 3, 2019
style I'm used to
Fred L on Jan 1, 2019
gift
CATherine c f on Dec 17, 2018
regular use
Kevin Conroy on Dec 3, 2018
I keep breaking them
Jim Riffe on Nov 28, 2018
For next year's cider
Paul P on Nov 24, 2018
To keep out unwanted organisms!
Tom T on Nov 17, 2018
convenient
Thomas F on Oct 31, 2018
Works
Barry Y on Oct 27, 2018
need it
Scott Q on Oct 25, 2018
great for the price
daniel f on Oct 16, 2018
replacing the old S style
DARRYL B on Oct 12, 2018
Need it
Joe B on Oct 10, 2018
need new one
Cheryl A D on Sep 21, 2018
Making wine from homegrown grapes. Want to ferment in glass jars
Patricia D on Sep 18, 2018
Trusted product for many years
Elizabeth E on Sep 17, 2018
Easy to clean
Ed R on Sep 13, 2018
for fermentation
Craig Z on Sep 12, 2018
Same
Joby D on Sep 12, 2018
Easy to clean
Jaret F on Sep 12, 2018
need one
Frank Z on Sep 12, 2018
replace existing airlocks
Michael H on Sep 11, 2018
Goes with carboy
Rebecca C on Aug 30, 2018
replacements
Christopher B on Aug 21, 2018
For the fermenter
Russell Garvey J on Aug 16, 2018
good to have an extra
Scott L on Aug 13, 2018
works
John O on Aug 10, 2018
they work well
Steve B on Aug 7, 2018
Functional. Easy to clean.
Marshall C on Jul 25, 2018
Easy to clean and maintain.
Michael P on Jul 20, 2018
Cant have too many
Justin D. K on Jul 19, 2018
Never have enough airlocks
Solomon M on Jul 18, 2018
Its easier to clean if you get over flow than the S-shaped locks
Daniel K on Jul 16, 2018
They break after a while, good to have a spare.
MATTHEW G K on Jul 16, 2018
friend recommended
Ben D on Mar 9, 2019
need it
Kenneth C on Mar 4, 2019
What is the trick for adding a blowoff tube? I use a 1/2 in. tube and it breaks the airlock first use, even if i put silicone on it.
Adam Peppas on Oct 18, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello Adam - 3 piece airlocks are best to be used when fermentation has calmed, or there is plenty of headspace for krausen. An easy blow-off solution is putting ~5/16" OD hose through a stopper, then into a bucket of sanitizer.
Reviews

4.6 / 5.0
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Works well. No problems
March 11, 2019
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Simple and Effective
Bought these as a replacement for originals that i have broken, or lost pieces too. They are effective.
March 1, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
No issues, these work great!
February 24, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
3 piece airlocks work great.
These are my go to Airlocks!
Easy to use and clean.
Been using this type of Airlock for many years.
December 25, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
It's an Airlock. It works.
As the title suggests, it works. The lids can be a bit of a pain to get off, but it's cheap plastic. Does it's job.
October 17, 2018
Purchased
8 months ago
Best
Even being more conversing then the simple S style airlock, I will always take a three piece. These are beautiful. You can tell they are fresh from the factory.
August 7, 2018
Purchased
8 months ago
Easy to clean easy to use neat to watch
July 8, 2018
Purchased
8 months ago
Works well, easy to clean
Standard airlock, not much to say other then it works great its my preferred type.
June 26, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
Works as advertised. Nothing special. Gets the job done.
April 4, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Airlock 3-piece
These work great, but, if the top ages and breaks, you cannot just get the tops. But when I found that out, I found that you can use the caps from Rx bottles, they fit perfectly.
February 23, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago