A wine fermentation tank is a vessel specifically designed for the fermentation process in winemaking. It’s where grape juice is transformed into wine through the action of yeast consuming sugars in the juice and converting them into alcohol and carbon dioxide.

These tanks come in various sizes, shapes, and materials, but stainless steel is a popular choice due to its durability, cleanliness, and resistance to corrosion. They can range from small tanks suitable for experimental batches to massive tanks used in large-scale wine production.

Capacity: A 5000-liter tank holds approximately 1320 gallons of liquid, making it suitable for medium to large-scale wine production.

Material: Typically made of high-quality stainless steel, which is favored in winemaking for its durability, resistance to corrosion, and ease of cleaning.

1.Key Features:

1Temperature Control: Many tanks have built-in temperature control systems to regulate the fermentation process. Temperature control is crucial for managing the fermentation rate and preserving the wine’s desired characteristics.

2)Fittings and Valves: These tanks are usually outfitted with valves and fittings for easy access, sampling, draining, and racking (transferring wine from one tank to another).

3)Design Elements: Tanks may be cylindrical, with conical bottoms to facilitate the collection of sediment. They often have valves, fittings, and sampling ports for easy access during fermentation.

4)Function: During fermentation, these tanks hold the grape juice along with skins, seeds, and pulp. For red wines, the skins are often left in contact with the juice to extract color, tannins, and flavor compounds. For whites, the juice is typically separated from the solids.

5)Pressure Relief Systems: In case of excessive pressure buildup during fermentation, these tanks may have safety mechanisms to release pressure.

6)Access Points: Valves, ports, and fittings are strategically placed for easy access to the fermenting wine, enabling sampling, analysis, and transferring.

7)Sealing: These tanks are often sealed to prevent exposure to air, controlling oxidation and maintaining the integrity of the wine.

Final Stages: After fermentation, the wine might undergo further processes such as clarification, aging, and blending in other tanks or barrels to refine flavors before bottling.

2.Why Choose Chenma Wine fermentation tank?

Our highly trained engineering and technical teams have very knowledge for Wine Making Equipment to include a wide range. We have replacement parts and wine equipment for instant shipping anywhere in the world at better than competitive prices.

Interesting fact: China’s domestic wine production has expanded to nearly 1 billion liters of grape wine per annum. It is home to the second largest area expanse of vineyards in the world. Chenma company has perfected wine-making equipment technology and production to become the global best.

3.Chenma: Clearly Your Best Choice for High-Quality Equipment

Chenma has risen to become a world leader and specialist in the beverage production process, equipment, and accessories supply markets. We have maintained an outstanding reputation for in-depth knowledge on all things wine, beer, and beverage-related for over 10years.

We know wine-making, from the grape reception in the vats through to the filtration and storage.

4.Standard product features:

•Stainless steel 304/316L

•Conical centric top
• Sample valve
• CIP – rotary spray ball
• Wine outlet and drain outlet assembly
• Dimple cooling jacket
• Fully welded cladding

Top Manhole Cover
• Side rectangular manway
• RTD Probe
• 2″ Butterfly valves

•Sloped bottom

•Mesh Screen

•2″ PVRV

•Ladder Rack

•Bimetallic thermometer

•Liquid level tube.


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