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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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Description

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. The FermZilla will still be pressurizable after installing the thermowell, just be careful to drill the hole no wider than needed to fit the Duotight bulkheads.

  • 23.6" long (60 cm)
  • 5/16" OD (8 mm)
  • 1/4" ID (7 mm)
  • Made from 304 stainless steel

Kegland Part number: KL14649

Item # FE140
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Weight 0.20 LBS
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for use with my ink bird
jason on Jan 24, 2023
I'm adding temp control to my Fermzilla.
John W on Dec 13, 2022
for use with my ink bird
jason on Jan 24, 2023
High quality. Able to cut it to exact length for my fermenter.
Very Upset on Jan 6, 2023
I'm adding temp control to my Fermzilla.
John W on Dec 13, 2022
Son's wish list
Ginger A on Dec 10, 2022
I need an accurate temperature measure for better temperature control of my fermentations.
Michael E. Brown on Nov 30, 2022
Temp monitoring
Sam T on Nov 30, 2022
I need temp control in my fermentor
Martin on Nov 16, 2022
DIY temp control for my carboys.
Kevin D on Nov 7, 2022
To control fermentation temp
Scott W on Nov 5, 2022
Temperature control with glycol chiller.
Adam T on Oct 14, 2022
Replace my broken one.
Ricardo R on Oct 6, 2022
I need to check the temp of my wort.
Jay T on Jul 21, 2022
Have to know what the beer temp is to keep temp controlled.
Brandon Yoder on Jul 7, 2022
I didn't have it
Allan B on Jun 8, 2022
A very useful accessory for temperature control, essential if you have a FermZilla
Osvaldo S on Jun 6, 2022
Building a fermentation chilling system.
John K on Jun 4, 2022
Better temperature monitoring in fermzilla
Jesse G on May 19, 2022
Love to know the temperature
Michael Hudson on May 16, 2022
Want temperature control with fermzilla
John W on May 14, 2022
To ensure accurate temperature control in the Fermzilla all rounder during glycol chilling.
Samuel H on May 4, 2022
Need temp control
Bob D on May 3, 2022
So that, I can use my Inkbird more effectively.
Michael C on Apr 28, 2022
Accurate wort temps
Nathan M on Apr 22, 2022
Need it as an add on to Fermzilla.
Jose A Mendoza S on Apr 7, 2022
To use my fermzilla as a temperature controlled fermenter
Joshua P on Mar 28, 2022
For fermenter temperature control
Robert W on Mar 14, 2022
More accurate temperature control
Sara S on Mar 5, 2022
Wasn't on back order
John S on Feb 3, 2022
Need it.
Abran on Feb 1, 2022
Temp control
CurtPick on Jan 25, 2022
I want to control temperature automatically and a probe is required for that
Charles W on Jan 22, 2022
temp control
Valued C on Dec 22, 2021
to monitor fermentation temp
Paul R on Dec 8, 2021
Temp control while making mead
Timothy S on Dec 8, 2021
It’s long enough to cut and make fit a different part
Michael H on Dec 3, 2021
Want to be able to more accurately monitor fermentation temp.
Logan R on Nov 23, 2021
Maintain accurate temp
Jim L on Nov 6, 2021
To know the temperature in the fermentor
Ross Winner on Oct 28, 2021
improve my brewing automation..
Peter C on Oct 21, 2021
I want a better way to monitor temperature during fermentation
Ted on Oct 8, 2021
Looking to upgrade my fermzilla
Gary S on Sep 17, 2021
to measure and control the temperature
Need a thermowell - made for Fernzilla and great price
william freeman on Aug 24, 2021
This thermowell, while it's made for the fermzilla, works with my fast ferment fermenter.
Matthew H on Aug 20, 2021
The best way to get your temp when pressure fermenting. The other holes in All Rounder used by spunding valve and floating dip tube.
John S on Jul 29, 2021
Temp control on my brew
Jeb S on Jun 19, 2021
Because it should work with the temp twister
RICHARD W on Jun 2, 2021
Adjustable depth and I can use with several fermentors
Kevin A on Apr 6, 2021
It's for temp controlling my lager
Jeb S on Mar 23, 2021
the size, i couldn't find one longer than 15''
jason p on Mar 11, 2021
High quality. Able to cut it to exact length for my fermenter.
Very Upset on Jan 6, 2023
Son's wish list
Ginger A on Dec 10, 2022
If I install the Thermowell does it still holds the pressure ?
Carlos Chávez on Feb 17, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Mine didn’t seal at first. Then I watched the kegland YouTube video. Cutting the notch in the SS rod was the key! I scored it with the pipe cutter where it was supposed to fit in the duotight, then pushing it up to lock in the duotight sealed it off. Been solid at 1 bar.
Is there any way to buy only the 8mm duotight bulkhead? I need to be able to switch out thermowell between two lids.
Cayde Ellender on Nov 18, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Yes you can buy duotight fittings. Personally I bought multiple thermowells rather than move the thermowell back and forth. I didn't think the fittings would seal as well after a few swaps and can have multiple fermeneters going at the same time.
Does this Thermowell interfere with the TempTwister? I assume they won't conflict, but I don't see any photos or documentation with both installed.
Alex McMillen on Jun 4, 2020
BEST ANSWER: No, it fits inside the coil of the Temp Twister. I have brewed several times with mine and it has performed well.
Has anyone been using this on beer? Any ill effects on flavor?
Brennan Doerr on Oct 2, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Been using these for over a year - no ill effects at all - scrub it and sanitize between uses. I use these on a 3 gallon and 6 gallon ported Fermonsters and a Big Mouth Bubbler.
Reviews

3.8 / 5.0
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Rated 4 out of 5
Cheapest and best solution for my Fermentation Fridge.
I've bought 3 of these - one for each fermenter - just too easy install and use. Put a quick hole in a lid and install the bulkhead. Use some star san to lube the tube and insert for correct fit...I cut the excess off with a tubing cutter and flare with a pair of needle nose pliers. Done. Sanitary. Quick. Cheap. Save the offcuts - you never know when you need a little Stainless Steel tubing to attach a blowoff line or with a duotight bulkhead.
October 18, 2022
Purchased
4 months ago
Rated 3 out of 5
Bulkhead too short
I have the same problem as others. The threaded portion of the bulkhead is too short. I can't get it tight enough and it leaks.
July 15, 2022
Rated 5 out of 5
Just What I Wanted
High quality materials; easy to install; worked flawlessly.
July 6, 2022
Purchased
10 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Another fantastic product from down under
Outstanding quality. I'm running a Temp Twister, so I put a very gentle bend in the thermowell tube to separate it from the coils just a little.
June 14, 2022
Purchased
7 months ago
Rated 1 out of 5
Bulkhead is too short
The DuoTight bulkhead is too short to properly install into the lid. The nut that secures it in place constantly falls off. This becomes a major issue when you are expecting the fermentation vessel to be airtight for pressure fermentation.

It's an obvious issue, since Kegland now sells a Gen3 builkhead, which is longer and I would assume, solve this issue. But that fact that you can still buy the older, flawed version, is a bit disheartening.
The item they are selling is the Gen2 bulkhead.
The item they are selling is the Gen2 bulkhead.
June 4, 2022
Purchased
11 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Bargain!
This thermowell is much longer that the more expensive ones from other brands. You don't have to have a fermzilla to use it. You could insert it into any bung that is meant for a thermowell.
March 31, 2022
Purchased
10 months ago
Rated 2 out of 5
Threads Too Short - What A Bummer
This *could* be amazing, but sadly the duo tight bulkhead supplied is poorly designed. The bulkhead barely makes it’s way through the lid of the Fermzilla, leaving almost no thread for the nut to grab onto on the other side. This makes it exceptionally easy to strip the threads while tightening it in place. The threaded portion needs to be at least 1/4 inch longer. More Beer and KegLand really ought to stop selling this until they fix it. As it stands, I’ve ordered replacement bulkheads to replace stripped ones and I’m just crossing my fingers it won’t happen again.
January 22, 2022
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 1 out of 5
Great idea, poor execution (hardware placement and design)
I purchased a thermowell along with a temp twister, blowtie and carb caps to use with my Fermzilla conical and do some temperature controlled pressure fermentation. I watched the Kegland installation videos on youtube then got to work. Unfortunately, what they didn't say is that you really can't install both the thermowell and temp twister. It's really one or the other because the thermowell is aligned with the temp twister's coil. An easy fix would have been for them to have the blow off that's in the center offset to the edge that way the thermowell can be installed at the center but it is what it is. The second issue was that within an hour, my thermowell's coupling was lose and wobbly, totally unable to hold pressure. This is because the metal nut had stripped the plastic threads off the duotight fitting. I had chamfered the hole in the lid as instructed but it didn't hold up at all. Now I have a useless thermowell and a hole in my Fermzilla lid. To say the least, I'm really bummed. I'm hoping to hollow out a large diameter bolt and solder it to the thermowell. I've already used a pipe bender to navigate it around the coil. Maybe it's work or maybe my fermenter will need a new lid.
January 11, 2022
Purchased
1 year ago
Response from MoreFlavor
So sorry to hear about your experience. Thank you so much for your feedback. We really appreciate the honesty and value great feedback like this as it helps us improve our products. We try very hard to create the best experience for our customers and provide quality products. For any questions or concerns you can reach out to our customer service team by scrolling to the bottom, right-side of our web page and following the appropriate link. We are here to help. Cheers!
January 13, 2022
Malcolm lieban
Rated 2 out of 5
Threads on the duotight connection are too short for the lock nut this causes the plastic threads to cross Thread I'm thinking about installing this connection on the inside this will provide more Thread for the lock nut
December 15, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 2 out of 5
Good product but Duotight Thread Stripped
After a few weeks, I finally got to install my Thermowell. After drilling the hole and getting a precise fit for the duotight I noticed that the lid was too thick and the nut was not able to fully grab to the duotight. Unfortunately, this stripped the duotight fitting and I cannot get a tight seal on the lid. :(
I wish the threaded portion of the duiotight would be longer to increase the grip and prevent stripping.

Now I am stuck with a hole in my lid and will have to buy a replacement lid and a new duotight fitting and try installing this again. Luckily I had an extra fermenter, otherwise it would have been a brewers nightmare.
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November 10, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago