Compact Semi-automatic line for classic champagne method.
The COMPACT SEMI-AUTOMATIC LINE assembles in a single machine the functions of Semi- automatic monoblock – disgorging, dosage (addition of liqueur) and levelling, corking, wire-hooding and mixer for the mixing “liqueur” (for small to medium productions of champagne, sparkling wines with the classical champagne method).
Apt to the bottling in glass containers from 0,375 Lt to 1,5 Lt.
The first station performs the disgorging, the dosage and the leveling and consists on the following items: A device for the manual disgorging and 4 valves; one for the disgorging, i.e the elimination of a part of wine, if necessary to reach a pre-established level in the bottle, a valve for the dosage, i.e. addition of liqueur, with liqueur tank equipped with a device regulating the quantity of liqueur to be introduced in the bottle, nitrogen inlet and pressure gauge for the control of the pressure, and two valves for the levelling of the wine. The four valves allow performing all operations of dosage and levelling in automatic mode: the operator has just to position the bottle on the support plate suitable for all workable formats. The corker, made of steel and equipped with a safety device, closes with natural champagne corks and is suitable for small or medium productions. It can treat corks with 30 mm max. ø and 52 mm height. The wire-hooding machine is suitable for the application of the wire-hoods and their closure. It is possible to apply the following types of wire-hoods: 4leg wire-hood with cap and 4-leg wire-hood without cap. The line is completed by the mixer working in automatic mode to mix the “liqueur” introduced in the bottle at the first station. The machine includes a conveyor belt for the transport of the bottles with supports for easier management of the operator/s’ work and the bottle inlet to for the mixer working in automatic mode. An accumulation table is fitted at the end of the machine at the discharge of the mixer for the bottles accumulation is equipped with motorized driving head for the control of the conveyor belt.