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FermZilla Thermowell w/ Duotight Bulkhead - 23.6 in.
FE140

FermZilla Thermowell w/ Duotight Bulkhead - 23.6 in.

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This stainless steel thermowell is your best option of monitoring temperatures in the 27L or 55L FermZilla. Since the thermowell installs into the lid, the thermowell will be well positioned in the middle of the fermenter to provide an accurate core temperature reading. On the bottom side of the FermZilla's lid you'll find several convenient drill locations already molded into the plastic. The thermowell is long enough to work with either size FermZilla (or other fermenters!), so if you need to cut the tube down a bit, we recommend using one of these Pipe Cutters.

  • 23.6" long (60 cm)
  • 5/16" OD (8 mm)
  • 1/4" ID (7 mm)
  • Made from 304 stainless steel
Item # FE140
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 0.20 LBS
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Need this for my 2nd Fermzilla
John L A on Mar 10, 2020
Part of the system
Cameron M on Mar 5, 2020
Need this for my 2nd Fermzilla
John L A on Mar 10, 2020
Already added to several glass carboys (5G-6G) need a spare and one for remote monitoring my fast ferment via second well
Kevin M on Mar 6, 2020
Part of the system
Cameron M on Mar 5, 2020
for temp monitoring
Larry T on Mar 2, 2020
Duotight Bulkhead. All the others I looked at use a rubber stopper or something else.
Aaron LaBounty on Feb 11, 2020
Because I use a digital thermometer.
Andrew Obeso on Jan 22, 2020
Already added to several glass carboys (5G-6G) need a spare and one for remote monitoring my fast ferment via second well
Kevin M on Mar 6, 2020
for temp monitoring
Larry T on Mar 2, 2020
If I install the Thermowell does it still holds the pressure ?
Carlos Chávez on Feb 17, 2020
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Fermzilla Thermowell
I get a true temperature reading for control of my fermentation refrigerator. Thank you
March 23, 2020
Purchased
2 weeks ago
Thermowell is Great, Duotight Fitting okay
Very happy with the thermowell itself. Much longer than most others you can find, tip is domed as opposed to crimped, and the perfect size for my Inkbird temp probe. Also much cheaper than shorter crimped versions I saw on Amazon. On my 27L Fermzilla it reaches all the way down into the the collection container, I cut it to sit in the middle of the fermenter.

The duotight fitting is okay, does the job but there are a few issues.

1. It doesn't seem to properly lock against the stainless steel. When you push it in and then pull the little ring that should come down doesn't, and you can still pull it back out without having to compress the ring. I think it's because this fitting was designed to work with soft tubing, not stainless steel. It still holds the thermwell, and takes a good pull to get it back out, but could be better.

2. The fitting itself is plasic, but it comes with a metal nut to secure it to the lid, which stripped the plastic fitting immediatly. I noticed this before I started installing it, so I was being very careful to tighten it with very little force and a very short wrench, but it stripped the plastic threads immediatly, nothing a little glue can't fix, but I would advise to only hand tighten.
February 24, 2020
Purchased
1 month ago