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Plastic tubing for collecting maple sap

Barton M. Blum

Plastic tubing for collecting maple sap

a comparison of suspended vented and unvented installations

by Barton M. Blum

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Published by Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Upper Darby, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sugar maple -- Tapping -- Equipment and supplies

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby Barton M. Blum.
    SeriesResearch paper NE -- 90.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17615823M
    OCLC/WorldCa26714706

      By the s large maple producers were almost exclusively using plastic tubing to collect sap from thousands, rather than hundreds, of trees. Modern Day Gary Gaudette, a board member of the International Maple Syrup Institute, believes the biggest change in maple syrup production in modern day times occurred ten years ago with the.


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Plastic Tubing/Pipeline Systems for Collecting Maple Sap Collecting the sap from a maple tree is very labor intensive and can be difficult based on weather conditions during the season.

A collection system built with plastic tubing running from tree to tree. Get this from a library. Collecting maple sap with plastic tubing. [Kenneth F Lancaster; Russell S Walters; Arthur H Rye; United States.

State and Private Forestry. Northeastern Area.; Northeastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.)]. Maple Syrup Tree Tapping Tubing Line – 50 FEET - 5/16 inch Vacuum Line Hose – Can use with Drop Line Tubes Set-up – Semi Stiff Blue – 15 Year (50 Foot Length) out of 5 stars 5 $ $   Collecting maple sap with plastic tubing by Lancaster, Kenneth F; Walters, Russell S; Rye, Arthur H; United States.

State and Private Forestry. Northeastern Area; Northeastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.)Pages: Plastic tubing for collecting maple sap book Tubing Systems. The more modern way of collecting maple sap to produce maple syrup is with tubing systems.

The use of tubing has both pros and cons. The Pros: When using tubing, do not have to empty buckets; When using tubing, can do more taps and get more sap per tap if you use vacuum; Often cheaper to set up initially than buckets; The Cons.

Converting maple sap into syrup requires removing water from the sap which concentrates the sugar into a syrup. The raw sap is boiled in pans or continuous feed evaporators where the liquid is reduced to a finished syrup of 66 to 67 percent sugar.

The use of 3/16” tubing for sap collection began as a series of experiments that I conducted while working at the University of Vermont Proctor Maple Research Center. The goal was to devise a gravity sap collection method that would improve production for sugarmakers with small operations who typically collected much less sap than producers using vacuum pumps.

Plastic tubing for collecting Plastic tubing for collecting maple sap book sap: a comparison of suspended vented and unvented installations.

Res. Pap. NE Upper Darby, PA: U. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 13 p. Posted Date: April 1, ; Modified Date: Aug Cited by: 2.

Little Giant 4 Gallon Plastic Sap Collection Bag Sap Collecting Equipment for Maple Syrup Making (Item No. SAPBAG). The long smooth end goes in the tree, and the drop line (plastic tubing) fits over the ribs of the shorter end. The best bang for your buck is probably getting the pack for $ But if you don’t want to get in over your head and have gallons of maple sap to process, you can get a pack for $ > Maple Talk > Tubing Installation and Tapping of Tubing Systems > plastic tubing spiles.

PDA. View Full Version: plastic tubing All this led to the developement of check valve spiles that are new every year and stop sap from going back into the tap hole at night, carrying gunk back from the drop lines. this is how I. Now In: Plastic Tubing/Pipeline Systems for Collecting Maple Sap → 3/16" Tubing and Fittings.

3/16" Tubing and Fittings. Here is our current offering for tubing, fittings, spouts and tools for installing and maintaining 3/16" tubing systems. Leader 3/16 Lateral Line Plastic Tubing. 3/16" One Hand Tubing Fittings Assembly Tool.

Introduction In the late 's and early 's, maple syrup pro- ducers began using plastic tubing to collect maple sap for processing into maple syrup. At first, tubing was thought to be an easy solution to the high cost of col- lecting maple sap.

Plastic tubing for collecting maple sap: a comparison of suspended vente d and unvented installations. Author: Blum, Barton M. Subject: Collecting maple sap Keywords: collecting maple sap Created Date: Cited by: 2.

Sap or Syrup hose. Tools for putting up mainline. Tools for putting up Tubing. Wire for Mainline. Items per page. BDIM. Design, Installation and Maintenance of Plastic Tubing Systems On Sale $ $/EACH Add to cart. BNYSTVN. NYS Maple Tubing and Vacuum System Notebook On Sale $ $/EACH Add to cart.

3/16" Tubing & Fittings. Used Stainless Steel Storage Tanks Available. Various sizes and prices. Call or email [email protected] COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Collect Sap & Make Syrup Tap Maple Trees at Home – Collect Sap & Make Syrup. Depending upon the weather conditions, sap will start to flow immediately after tapping the tree.

It drips from the spile into the bucket. Maple sap is a clear fluid and resembles water. The collection amount may vary. Sap is collected with tubes in large scale operations. A simple set-up uses gravity to bring the sap down the tubes, as demonstrated in this video. Cornell University's Director of the Uihlein.

A plastic tubing system operated under vacuum is usually used to collect sap from maple trees during spring time to produce maple syrup. This system is commonly sanitized with isopropyl alcohol (IPA) to remove microbial contamination colonizing the system during the sugar by: 1.

Tap My Trees is the #1 supplier of maple sugaring supplies for the hobbyist. We are the leading site for home based maple sugaring, the process of sap collection and making maple syrup.

The goal of Tap My Trees is to promote tapping maple trees by families at home and educators (homeschooling and school based). Collecting maple sap is a green. Tubing and mainline with fittings for a tubing collection system.

Select sub-category Select sub-category Tubing - Lateral Lines Tubing Tools Tubing-Mainline Mainline Valves Mainline Fittings - TEES - Ys - COUPLINGS Mainline MANIFOLDS and QUICK COUPLERS Spouts and Taps For Tubing Tubing 3/16" Fittings Tubing 5/16" fittings. Tubing - Lateral Lines.

A plastic tubing system operated under vacuum is usually used to collect sap from maple trees during spring time to produce maple syrup. This system is commonly sanitized with isopropyl alcohol. Tools for putting up Tubing.

Bascom Maple Farms, Inc. 56 Sugarhouse Road, Alstead, NH | Phone () Sap Collection Bags with Gallon Markings. We searched high and low to find the very best bag manufacturer in America. We have also conducted extensive tests to verify and ensure strength and durability.

These are amazing bags. FEATURES Strong, 5 mil thickness Food grade plastic Protects against UV rays Tinted blue (Makes them easier to [ ]. Prior to the modern method of collecting maple sap with flexible tubing there was an earlier attempt to put plastic to use as sap collection bags.

The first reusable plastic sap collection bag was invented by Everett I. Soule of the George H. Soule Company the well-known maple equipment manufacturers out of St. Albans, Vermont. A plastic tubing system operated under vacuum is usually used to collect sap from maple trees during spring time to produce maple syrup.

This system is commonly sanitized with isopropyl alcohol (IPA) to remove microbial contamination colonizing the system during the sugar season.

A good place to start is with the tanks that hold both sap and syrup. Most are stainless steel and area easy to clean with a high pressure washer. Plastic totes and poly tanks have become popular because they are relatively inexpensive but they are harder to clean.

Author Matthew Thomas Posted on January 8, Categories anthropology, antiques, New York, Sap collection, Tubing and pipelines, Vermont, Wisconsin Ongoing Research – The Origins of Plastic Tubing in the Maple Industry. The problem here is that sugar maple sap will run even when its near freezing, but if the tubing has frozen sap in it, the sap stays in the tree.

So as a reminder to myself and a lesson for you all, you want your taps and the tubing to be above the lateral line. So the sap drains to the barrel, not collect. Contact Us. Roth Sugar Bush Tower Drive, Cadott WI Our new location is behind the truck stop in Cadott at the intersection of Hwy 27 & Hwy maple sap but also in the economics of sap production.

Sap extraction using plastic tubing with vacuum pumping is preferred by most maple syrup producers. Some producers continue to use the bucket system for sap extraction, but this technique is more labor intensive and requires a larger capital outlay than the tubing by: 3.

Blue Sap Bags – 4 Gallon Capacity. $ – $ Choose an option Blue Sap Bag (1 Case - ) Blue Sap Bag (Bag of 50) Blue Sap Bag (Single Bags) Blue Sap Bags - 4 Gallon Capacity quantity. Add to Wishlist. SKU: bluebag Categories: Gathering By Hand, Tapping & Gathering.

Additional information. Blue Bags Individually Sold at Per Bag. How To Install Tubing Method 1: Drop Lines. Some folks use tubing to connect their spout to a covered bucket that is sitting on the ground.

These short lengths of tubing are called “Drop Lines”. If sealed properly, this is a great way to collect sap and keep it clean. Collecting maple sap can be labor-intensive, especially when sap is collected from each tree in buckets or bags.

Trees in the sugar bush should be located near each other to reduce labor needed for sap collection. Sap collection using plastic tubing, as well as vacuum or reverse osmosis systems, is used to reduce labor and create. Drill, tap, and hang pails or run plastic tubing on each tree.

Gather the sap from the buckets into a collection tank. Build a fire to boil the water out of the sap and into syrup.

Filter the syrup and pour it into bottles. Put real syrup on your favorite foods. Activity 3: 1. Pull your plastic taps or metal tapping spiles from the sugar maple trees. Collect your sap buckets, collection containers, plastic tubing, connectors and lids.

Step 2. I have used plastic 5 gal. carboys (water cooler jugs), milk jugs, and 5 gallon buckets. I use spires made from sumac branches, and slip the plastic tubing right over them and down into the buckets. That way, they buckets can sit on the ground. btw, I don't make much syrup, but the sap.

Every spring, maple producers across New England begin collecting sap from sugar maple trees and boiling it down into syrup, often using the same methods that have been employed for centuries. Steve Lemieux empties a bucket of sap into a tank while collecting maple sap on his Fairfield property.

and buckets instead of motorized vehicles and plastic tubing to collect the sap. He. The state-of-the-art maple sap collection system is a plastic tubing system.

The plastic tubing allows sap to flow from each tree into a central collection point, ideally in the sugar house. To maintain a clean collection system which is necessary for the production of high-volume and quality sap it is necessary to wash the tubing system as File Size: KB.12 Empty One Quart Plastic Maple Syrup Jugs.

12 Empty One Pint Plastic Maple Syrup Jugs. 12 Empty One Half Pint Plastic Maple Syrup Jugs. Plastic Jug Replacement Cap. Pourable Glass Bottle & Plastic Jug Replacement Cap. 12 Empty oz. Plastic Maple Syrup Jugs. oz. Plastic Jug Replacement Cap.

Maple Syrup Starter Set - 5 Holders, Taps, Bags.You’re a consultant for maple syrup producers. They tap maple trees and collect sap with plastic tubing that connects to a common pipe delivering sap to an evaporator.

There it’s boiled to produce thick, tasty syrup. The system can be modeled as a pipe with one end, of cross-sectional area A, exposed to atmospheric pressure.