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  1. #1 I need help with co2 
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    I had a large amount of water come out of a co2 line the I have hooked up to a Co2 tank.
    I never had this happen before.
    Can someone explain how water would come from a CO2 tank?


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    Water is heavier than CO2 gas, so I don't see how it would get into your lines from the tank, assuming you are drawing the CO2 from the top of the tank. CO2 cools as it expands, so that could cause some condensation over time. Supposing there was a slow leak from the tank, then the water could condense and build up in low spots in the pipe, then it could be expelled whenever you drew the CO2 from the tank. Could that be what happened?

    Is the tank refrigerated or pressurized?


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    Sounds to me like you have a leak somewhere. Or perhaps, you've discovered a scientific breakthrough on creating water, and we can now supply all the thirsty children of the world with a refreshing beverage.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shlunka View Post
    we can now supply all the thirsty children of the world with a refreshing beverage.
    Now hold on. Let's not jump the gun, here.


    What with all that CO2 and with water... we can make Dr. Pepper.
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    I can't believe I didn't think about that. We can not only quench thirst in third world countries, but we can give them diabetes while we are at it. NF, I'm going to make a proposition to you, that we start investing heavily in Insulin distributors.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shlunka View Post
    I can't believe I didn't think about that. We can not only quench thirst in third world countries, but we can give them diabetes while we are at it. NF, I'm going to make a proposition to you, that we start investing heavily in Insulin distributors.
    Slanderer!
    Lies and twisted mistruths!

    You spin falsehoods!

    Dr Pepper does not cause diabetes! Next, you will claim it causes autism.
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    The whole system is pressurized, so if I had a leak the CO2would just leak out. How would water get in? The installation has been there for over 6years and never had a problem. The water was a large amount. I am being toldthat it came from in the CO2 tank. I’m not sure that it is possible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pyro View Post
    The whole system is pressurized, so if I had a leak the CO2would just leak out. How would water get in? The installation has been there for over 6years and never had a problem. The water was a large amount. I am being toldthat it came from in the CO2 tank. Iím not sure that it is possible.
    I would agree that if the whole length of pipe is pressurized, you couldn't get water into it. Is the connection on the top of the tank? You'll have to tell us the whole story about how the system is set up, how you know there was water, etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Harold14370 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by pyro View Post
    The whole system is pressurized, so if I had a leak the CO2would just leak out. How would water get in? The installation has been there for over 6years and never had a problem. The water was a large amount. I am being toldthat it came from in the CO2 tank. Iím not sure that it is possible.
    I would agree that if the whole length of pipe is pressurized, you couldn't get water into it. Is the connection on the top of the tank? You'll have to tell us the whole story about how the system is set up, how you know there was water, etc.
    The tank does have a drop tube. It is used as a special effect. When the effect was set off a gallon or so of water shot out of the system. I was water we had to clean up the stage.
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    Is this thiing a trade secret? You're not providing much information to go by.
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