Speidel FD red wine tanks

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These stainless steel tanks for red wine are manufactured by Speidel, who have been producing high quality tanks for the wine & beverage industries for over 100 years. Speidel tanks are used by successful drink producers around the world.

These FD tanks are designed specifically for red wine production to ensure maximum control over the fermentation process. Different versions of FD tank are available to cover various functions (see Application). They are 'fixed capacity' and are available in a large range of sizes, from 1,100 to 15200 litres. They can be supplied with a pneumatic mash plunger, marc breaker (grape cap punch down), automatic juice/must pump over, automatic mash flooder (see YouTube tab below)>, juice extracting sieves, conical bottoms, and many other options.

Features include:

Speidel FD tanks (up to and including 2000 mm diameter) come with the 25 year Speidel guarantee, provided they are used inside. They are easy clean!

  • Manufactured from high quality Thyssen Krupp stainless steel, which is generally thicker than that found on cheaper brands of tank
  • Side and floor in AISI 304 stainless steel as standard; roof in AISI 316 stainless steel (AISI 316 throughout available on request)
  • Mirror finish (grade llld 2R) for chemical free cleaning and minimal tartrate deposits
  • Seamless moulding of panels, providing great strength and reducing welds and dirt traps
  • Top and bottom panels made from one piece of moulded stainless steel, avoiding dirt traps associated with welded conical plates
  • Continuous, smooth welds, minimising dirt traps
  • Cylindrical
  • V channel extends from beyond the centre of the tank to ensure total draining
  • Bottom outlet without dirt traps and with direct access at front of tank
  • Strong, wide welded stainless steel legs
  • Includes racking point
  • A wide range of accessories available

Capacities available from 3,300 to 29,500 litres. Download What makes Speidel tanks so good here, or access Speidel's latest brochures here.

Please call us on 01404 892100 to discuss your tank requirements.

Tanks types available:

  • FD-MT: Red wine tank with mash plunger
  • FD-IT: Red wine mash tank with internal plunger
  • FD-MU: Red wine mash flooder
  • FD-DF: Red wine pressure flooder
  • FD-MBT: Mash storage tank
  • SD-MGRL: Horizontal red wine mash fermenter
  • FD-MK: Red wine mash fermentation tank
  • DF-MKEH: Red wine mash fermentation tank with oak shell

Please call us on 01404 892100 to discuss your tank requirements.

A Speidel FD tank showing the automatic mash release (optional extra) with arm:

View the range of Speidel tanks from their stand at an exhibition:

Speidel: Speidel have been manufacturing high quality tanks for the wine & beverage industries for over 100 years. Speidel tanks are used by successful drink producers around the world. As Speidel's exclusive UK agents, Vigo has been supplying Speidel tanks since 1996. We also supply Speidel's Braumeister brewing systems. We ensure the right tank is chosen for each application and fitted with the correct accessories.

Quality
Speidel tanks are manufactured from high quality Outukumpu stainless steel. Outukumpu are global leaders of stainless steel production, were founded in 1910 and acquired ThyssenKrupp in 2012. The steel is manufactured to stringent German standards and is generally thicker than that found on cheaper brands of tank.

Easy Clean
Speidel’s innovative design and production methods produce tanks which are incredibly easy to clean:

  • Mirror finish (grade llld 2R) for chemical free cleaning, reducing labour costs, chemical costs and damage to the environment
  • Seamless moulding of panels, door opening and door, reducing welds, minimising dirt traps and tartrate crystal formation, while maintaining great strength
  • Continuous, smooth welds, minimising dirt traps and tartrate crystal formation

Special features
Click here to view more special features of Speidel tanks.

Guarantee
Speidel non-pressure stainless steel tanks up to and including 2000 mm diameter are guaranteed by Speidel for 25 years*, provided they are used indoors. Speidel pressure tanks do not apply to Speidel's 25 year guarantee due to the statutory requirements of the Pressure Equipment & Systems Regulations - please enquire for an explanation; a Speidel warranty provision of 2 years applies to pressure tanks. Terms and conditions apply to these guarantees - please contact us for full details.

(*) The Speidel 25 year guarantee does not apply to the following: tanks stored outside; tanks with a diameter in excess of 2000mm diameter; pressure tanks due to the statutory requirements of the Pressure Equipment & Systems Regulations - please enquire for an explanation. Depending on the tank type either Speidel's standard warranty provision applies or a special Speidel warranty applies. Please contact us for clarification.

Competitive Price
The price of Speidel tanks is surprisingly competitive for the level of quality.

Innovation
Speidel won the Vinitech Citation Innovation award for the design of their red wine mash plunger system, which ensures gentle processing, high colour and aroma extraction, low sludge content, and enables preset programming of immersion and interval times.

Environmentally Friendly Production
Speidel’s manufacturing facility in Germany is powered 100% from renewable sources, and production is 100% CO2 free.

Speidel brochures
To see the full range of Speidel tanks, download from here.

What we offer

  • As Speidel's exclusive UK agents of 20+ years, we give you qualified advice based on your specific requirements, helping you to choose the right tank for your application
  • We will give you a clear specification with a confirmed price
  • We ensure you are supplied with the correct tank fittings/accessories for your application, enabling you to start using your tank without delay
  • For bespoke tanks you will be supplied with tank drawings prior to manufacture for your peace of mind
  • We control your order from placement to the moment your tanks arrive on your site. so you don’t have to worry about sourcing freight and insurance
  • We can give advice on unloading your tanks from the lorry and subsequent handling
  • We are here for you throughout the lifespan of your tanks should you have any questions or need any advice

If temperature control of your product is required, we offer and install the Kreyer range of temperature control equipment, which work in conjunction with Speidel heating/cooling jackets, for accurate control of individual tank temperatures.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about Speidel tanks, please call us on 01404 892100 or email us at email us at sales@vigoltd.com.

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