Speidel FD red wine tanks

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. Many accessories are available - please see Page 2 of the Tanks category in Catalogue for some examples.

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!

See Features tab below for more details ...

Capacities available from 3,300 to 29,500 litres.

These tanks are supplied to order. Please call us on 01404 892100 to discuss your tank requirements.

See the 'Speidel' tab below for customer Case Studies.

If you require a fixed capacity tank in a hurry we do try to keep at least one size of FS-MO tank in stock and occasionally have used tanks to offer, so please contact us to ask. The tanks we routinely keep in stock are the variable capacity flat bottomed tanks (type BO).

 

Please see the Tanks category in Catalogue for our full range of tanks.

Please see the Fittings category for our full range of fittings.

Please see the Hoses & Clips category.

Please see the Pumps category.

Application

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

For tank types, sizes and full specification, please call us on 01404 892100

Features

  • 25 year Speidel guarantee!*
  • Easy clean!
  • Manufactured from high quality Thyssen Krupp (now acquired by Outokumpu) 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

(*) Only applies to FD tanks used inside; NB Other Terms & Conditions apply to Speidel guarantees - please contact us for more information.

YouTube

 

The FD MTAK red wine mash tank, also featuring the KO tipping tank: A Speidel FD tank showing the automatic mash release (optional extra) with arm: General Speidel video: View the range of Speidel tanks from their stand at an exhibition:

Speidel

Speidel Tank-und Behälterbau GmbH are globally renowned tank manufacturers. They have been manufacturing high quality beverage tanks for over 100 years. Speidel tanks are used by successful wineries and drink producers around the world and we are proud to be their UK agents.

Here are some of the reasons why we choose Speidel for stainless steel beverage tanks:

Download our Speidel Tank Features Flier here for an overview.

The Stainless Steel

Speidel tanks are manufactured from high specification 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 Features

Speidel's innovative in-house design and in-house high-tech production methods result in tanks which are incredibly easy to clean:

  • Mirror finish (certified 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

Watch the Speidel Tank Advantages video here.

Blogs - more info

Read more on our blogs Speidel Customised Tanks(manufactured to order) and Speidel Configuration Tanks(Speidel's most popular tanks), both of which include links to the Speidel catalogues. We keep a range of the smaller scale tanks in stock here at Vigo(stock tanks) and these are available to order online on this website, in amongst the tanks listed in the Tanks category; we also try and keep a limited number of FS-MO fixed capacity tanks in stock, which you will need to call us to enquire about. Please note, the Speidel range is vast and for those new to Speidel tanks, it can be a challenge to determine which tank is suitable for a particular application - if you need advice please do not hesitate to call us on 01404 892 100 - we are more than happy to help you.

Made in Germany

As Speidel state,'for us "Made in Germany" is not just an empty phrase, but a lived principle'. They manufacture their tanks exclusively at their high-tech factory in Ofterdingen, Swabia/Germany and their tanks are designed to last a lifetime when treated correctly. They use certified high specification stainless steel (as above), impeccable production methods (as above) and have a highly trained production crew.

Guarantee

Speidel non-pressure stainless steel tanks up to and including 2000 mm diameter are guaranteed by Speidel for 25 years. NB conditions apply, i.e., one of which is that the tanks must be stored indoors; please contact us for clarification and more information.

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.

Sustainability

Speidel generate 25% of their energy needs on-site via their photovoltaic system, which enables them to avoid approximately 270 tons of CO₂ annually. The remaining 75% is powered by 100% CO₂-free green electricity. As a result, there are no CO₂ emissions for the production of a Speidel tank.

What we offer...

As Speidel's exclusive UK agents, we have been supplying Speidel tanks since 1996.

  • 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
  • If you need to kit out a complete cellar with tanks, in conjunction with Speidel we can provide cellar layout diagrams
  • If temperature control/chilling of your product is required, we offer and install the Quantor (Kreyer) range of Temperature Control & Chilling equipment, which works in conjunction with Speidel heating/cooling jackets, for accurate control and management of individual tank temperatures
  • 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 associated 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

Case Studies

The Case Studies below represent a small sample of the Speidel tanks we have supplied over the years:

How can we help you?

If you're looking for beverage tanks, please give us a call on 01404 892 100 and we will be happy to discuss your requirements.

 

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