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Big Barrel, Old-Time Control

The Great Heidelberg Tun Impresses Panel Builders, Integrators and Engineers

By Jim Montague
May 4, 2015

I neglected to mention before that, after visiting Hannover Fair 2015 at Rittal's invitation a couple of weeks ago, the U.S. delegation also visited Heidelberg Castle. Now, this might not be interesting to the process control crowd, at least not until we encountered a large, cast-iron, manually operated pump near the king's hall, and later learned it was once connected via a hose and check valve to what has to be the world's biggest wooden wine barrel in the palace's basement.

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