SK PNEUMATIC PRESSES
Grape pressing is one of the most important and delicate aspects of grape processing. SK designs pneumatic presses that incorporate features to provide the winemaker programmable computer interface pressing cycles. These pressing cycles are designed for whole clusters of grapes, fresh lees and fermented lees. All presses up to the PSP 16 HL, have an electropolished drum, which allows for easy cleaning, reduced water consumption and increased corrosion resistance.
SK pneumatic presses come in 2 different designs, the PSP and PST models.
The L series presses are from 21 HL to 55 HL in capacity. They are equipped with an advanced control system that includes an adjustable pressing program along with manual cycles. The L series enable the pressing of grapes at different time intervals, with the presence or absence of oxygen, maceration of the grape mass. A wide range of accessories available.
Available in 3 different designs, based on the style of pressing desired.
PSP model: open pressing system, open drum with perforated surface.
PST model: closed pressing system, closed drum with interior drain channels.
PSH model: closed pressing system, closed drum with interior drain channels. Upon request, the ability to add exterior glycol cooling jackets and hyper-reductive technology – nitrogen gas induction.
SK’s X series pneumatic presses are a closed drum press with 80 HL to 200 HL in capacity with interior drain channels. The X series is equipped with an advanced touch computer interface. The control systems features include adjustable pressing programs, different time intervals along with manual programming. X series presses are available in the PST model only, a closed drum with interior drain channels.