3 advantages of winery commercial steam cleaners.
Steam cleaning wine barrels
Oak barrels are among the biggest investments a winery will make. Dupray industrial steam cleaners are a safe and effective treatment, protecting the longevity of the barrel and thereby increasing the productivity a wine maker can get out of each oak barrel. This is both cost effective and eco-friendly. Steam also works deep into wood pores, releasing tartrates, old wine and bitter tannins absorbed inside the barrel to revitalize them without damaging the oak char. Steam can also be used to rehydrate the barrels.
Steam cleaning the bottling line
Steam provides superior efficiency and effectiveness for sterilizing bottling lines as it diffuses evenly throughout the lines without the forces of gravity working against it. Steam is safe for all the parts of your bottling line system including filters, stainless steel monoblocks, the spouts and the lines themselves.
Sanitizing tanks and removing tartrates
Tartrates and other substances cling to the walls of storage tanks. Steam naturally melts away all residue and tartrates, while the condensation drains out the bottom of the tank. A quick rinse with cold water causes a thermo-shock removing any remaining residue from the walls. After only 15 to 30 minutes, the tank is completely sterilized without the use of caustic or other harsh chemicals. Plus, Dupray steam cleaning systems eliminate the need for people to climb inside the tanks, making them easier to clean and less susceptible to contamination.
Custom-made steam cleaning accessories for wineries
This commercial-grade 12' / 4 m steam hose connects directly to the steam cleaner and controls the steam flow with a quick-connect ending. It allows you to connect the steam cleaner to the Bacchus™ triclamp, to the Bacchus™ diffusor, then to the bottling line itself.
This Bacchus™ steam diffuser is ideal to disinfect, deep clean and rehydrate oak wine barrels. Steam opens the pores of the wood and dislodge tannins and residues, prolonging substantially the life of the barrel. Simply drop the diffuser in the barrel and let the steam cleaner work its magic for 30-40 minutes.
The triclamp connector conveniently joins the Bacchus™ steam cleaning hose to your equipment.