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Speidel 9300L/2000 mm Diameter FD-MTAK Sealed Red Wine Fermentaion Tank w/ Must Plunging System, Standard Manway and Motorized Must Ejection
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FD-MTAK-200-9300

Speidel 9300L/2000 mm Diameter FD-MTAK Sealed Red Wine Fermentaion Tank w/ Must Plunging System, Standard Manway and Motorized Must Ejection

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Description

The age-old, and still practiced, process of manual punch down is now modernized, automated and brought to a larger scale thanks to Speidel!

This simple but effective system features an external  pneumatic cylinder which drives the punching assembly. During the downward stroke the folding stainless punching wings lay flat against the top of the pommace cap and push the solids back into the fermenting wine. On the upward stroke of the cycle the wings set at angle which induces the wings to rotate about 30 degrees, position themselves over a fresh segment of the cap, and the cycle then repeats itself. The whole cap can be punched in as little as 5-6 punch cycles—about 15 minutes!

The duration of time that the tank performs punch downs, and the interval of time between them, are adjustable depending on your individual vineyard, vintage and winemaking style.

Must Discharge:

Automatic, motorized must-discharge arms with hinged door opening. Must-Discharge motor requires 380V, 3-phase power.

Key Features:

  • Tank ceiling in AISI316 Stainless, tank walls and base in AISI304. Tank ceiling is reinforced to withstand the punchdown forces.
  • Forward set, vertical 40 cm (16”) top hatch with 2” Tri-Clamp ferrule
  • Ladder support bow
  • NW 10 DIN stainless thermowell with thermometer insert
  • NW 20 DIN stainless sample valve
  • Standard 2” Tri-Clamp racking and total drain outlets.
  • Stainless steel electronic control box

System Electrical and Pneumatic Requirements:

  • 220V, 1-phase, 60Hz power for the control system.
  • Compressor should be able to provide 500L/min at 6 bar pressure with a minimum of 90L tank capacity (17.7 CFM at 87 psi with a 24 gallon tank).
  • Speidel recommends that the compressed air be conditioned before entering the pneumatic cylinder and recommends either the FESTO FRC-1/2-D MIDI-A (Part No. 159591) or the SMC AC40A-F04DE or equivalent.

Air Consumption per punch cycle:

Immersion Depth Air Consumption
1000 mm 12.3 liters
1250 mm 15.3 liters
1500 mm 18.3 liters
1750 mm 21.4 liters

 

Item # FD-MTAK-200-9300
Weight 2343 LBS
Primary PurposeRed Wine Fermenter
Volume7001-10000L (1850-2642 gal)
Lid StyleSealed Top
Tank ShapeRound
Bottom ShapeSelf Emptying
Diameter/Width200 cm (79 in.)
Tank Height553.2 cm (218 in)
Speidel Tank TypeFD-MT