The Taprite Pepsi and Generic Carbonation Testers are a great tool for verifying and maintaining CO2 levels in sugared Pepsi and other soda products. Simply put a sample of your beverage into the tester’s 11 ounce acrylic canister, record the pressure and temperature from the easy to read gauges, and cross-reference your findings with the data on the handy carbonation table.
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Cap and fittings are made of lightweight, anodized aluminum with easy to grip knurling
Pressure gauge includes a protective rubber boot (600GPS-01) for additional durability
Easy to handle, easy to use, and easy to clean
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The Taprite Soft Drink Carbonation Tester is a great tool for verifying and maintaining CO2 levels in sugared soft drinks. Simply put a sample of your beverage into the tester’s 11 ounce acrylic canister, record the pressure and temperature from the easy to read gauges, and cross-reference your findings with the data on the handy carbonation table. The Tester’s cap and fittings are made of lightweight, anodized aluminum with easy to grip knurling. The pressure gauge includes a protective rubber boot (600GPS-01) for additional durability. Taprite’s Soft Drink Carbonation Tester is easy to handle, easy to use, and easy to clean, and is a must have for every Field Service Technician.
Simple and easy to use
Fewer parts makes cleaning easy
Plastic canister won't conduct heat
Fittings are all stainless or plated metal
Pre-calibrated and easy to read components
Cost is much less than competitor's models available
Comes with its own carrying case
Taprite Soda Carbonation Tester General Information
Use an NIST (National Institute for Standards and Technology) reference thermometer to calibrate the carbonation tester thermometer at or near the sample testing temperature.
Use an NIST certified dead weight tester or an NIST certified pressure gauge calibrator.
Do not turn the hex nut when calibrating the thermometer. The hex nut immediately below the head of the thermometer is used to hold the thermometer while turning the head to calibrate.
Taprite Carbonation Tester Operating Instructions
Ensure that the pressure gauge and thermometer are calibrated prior to conducting a carbonation test.
Chill both halves of the carbonation tester in an ice cold water bath. Do not submerge the pressure gauge or thermometer.
Open the relief valve by flipping the yellow toggle to a vertical position.
Empty the contents of the carbonation tester
Tilt the canister to 45 degrees and fill the canister to the scribed line located inside the canister. The fountain drink should flow steadily down the side of the canister to minimize foaming.
Place the canister on a horizontal surface and carefully screw on the cap.
Once the cap bottoms close the relief valve and tighten the cap a quarter turn.
Gently swirl the tester until a pressure of 5 psig +/-1 psig is indicated on the gauge.
Purge the carbonation gas by opening the relief valve; the pressure should drop down to zero
Close the relief valve
Vigorously shake the carbonation tester for 30 seconds
Determine the volume (%) of carbonation from the canister chart by reading the value at the temperature/pressure intersection.
Open the relief valve and empty the contents of the tester
Wash the tester in a warm mild detergent and then dry thoroughly
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