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How effective is steam sterilization?
    #3602963 - 01/09/05 12:20 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

I'm a student and so obviously don't have a lot of money. Since I don't already posess a pressure cooker, I was wondering how effective steam sterilisation? Does it work most of the time, or am I likely to get a high contamination rate during the colonisation of my substrate?


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Re: How effective is steam sterilization? [Re: bad_boy_blue]
    #3603005 - 01/09/05 12:29 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

If you're doing PF style jars (with brown rice flour and vermiculite as your substrate) then you can simply boil your jars for an hour or so. PF style jars don't require a pressure cooker. Be sure to put a small towel down on the bottom of your pot so as to keep the glass from cracking due to the high heat.


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Re: How effective is steam sterilization? [Re: 13eetleJuice]
    #3603019 - 01/09/05 12:32 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

its a bad idea if your going for grains but hey you can get a pc at walmart for 60 bucks fits 4 quart jars that more than enough to just start out with

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Re: How effective is steam sterilization? [Re: bad_boy_blue]
    #3603024 - 01/09/05 12:34 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

PF cakes have been around for years. That says something = no PC required. PF cakes don't have the best B/E, but work & a small double tub is cheap to build & doesnt take up much room.


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Re: How effective is steam sterilization? [Re: agar]
    #3603055 - 01/09/05 12:47 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

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agar said:
PF cakes have been around for years. That says something = no PC required. PF cakes don't have the best B/E, but work & a small double tub is cheap to build & doesnt take up much room.




What do PC and B/E mean (I'm new to all of this!)?


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Re: How effective is steam sterilization? [Re: bad_boy_blue]
    #3603081 - 01/09/05 12:58 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Pressure Cooker
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Bio Effeciency <sp?>

I'm not gonna try and explain what B/E is.
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Re: How effective is steam sterilization? [Re: hydr0420]
    #3603090 - 01/09/05 01:03 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

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hydr0420 said:
I'm not gonna try and explain what B/E is.





biometric efficiency, its the yeild vs. substrate comparison...

1:1 would be a yeild thats equal to the weight that the cake was at the start.
its a difficult one to achieve but who cares, its simply a hobby


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Re: How effective is steam sterilization? [Re: hydr0420]
    #3603096 - 01/09/05 01:04 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

If you have some money go to walmart and get one. Use it and take out the gasket and then take it back to walmart. Say the gasket is missing. Then when you do have the money to buy one to keep, you will already have an extra gasket. Win Win


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Re: How effective is steam sterilization? [Re: mickywilliams2]
    #3603172 - 01/09/05 01:25 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

this has to be answered already.

u can do PF. can't do whole grains.


still works fine though


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Re: How effective is steam sterilization? [Re: 4hodmt]
    #3603513 - 01/09/05 03:04 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

It's all I work with, as I don't have a pc yet either, but it works fine ; )
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