Complete filtration line for beer, cider, kvas etc made by Filtrox in 1996 and installed at the brewery in 1998. The line was in operation till the end of 2013. Maximum capacity 400 hl/h, real operation capacity has been around 350 hl/h and it depends on beer type. The line has Siemens Simatic S7 control. Filtration line has 2 stages: First in the Candle Kieselguhr filter and then in PVPP filter. Equipment still installed, in good condition, ready for delivery.
Filtration line Filtrox 400 hl with Candle Kieselgurh and PVPP filters
Beer goes from Unfiltered beer tank 150 hl to the plate heat exchanger for cooling till +5-8C and then it goes to Filtrox candle kieselguhr filter. Filter has 340 candles, filtration surface 84,3 m2. This filter has 2 tanks 10 hl and 25 hl for preparing (pre-coating) 2 types of kieselguhr and kieselguhr dosing tank with dosing pump.
After kieselguhr filter beer goes to a trap filter and then to PVPP filter. PVPP has regeneration tank and dosing tank. There is a small maintenance crane for opening and lifting filter covers, change candles etc. Filtered beer is pumped to Carboblender for CO2 dosing. Dissolution tube of the carboblender made in format of a large diameter pipe and installed on the pipe bridge. Filtered beer goes to filtered beer tank 150 hl. As addition to filtration line there is tank 300 hl 2003, it was used as pre last run tank (PLRT) for collecting beer in fermentation and filtration departments.
List of main Equipment:
1. Buffer tank unfiltered beer 150 hl. ЕВВ 2003
2. Beer cooler 400 hl/h. Alfa Laval M10-MFHC, 1996
3. Candle kieselguhr filter Filtrox Filtrojet 1500, with 340 candles, Diameter 1668 mm including:
- Kieselguhr dosage vessel Filtrox Dosimat 500, 5 hl. D 906 mm.
- Kieselguhr dosing pump 2.75 m3/h. Bredel, 2008.
- 1st pre-coating tank 10 hl
- 2st pre-coating and current dosage tank 25 hl
4. PVPP filter Filtrox MAT106S/2300, 1996 including
- PVPP dosing tank PVPP, Dosimat 2500, 25 hl.
5. Buffer tank filtrated beer 150 hl ЕВВ 2003
6. Trap filter Filtrox Filtrap 500, 5 hl, S=5.4 m2, D=500 mm 1996
7. Pre last run tank (PLRT) 300 hl, ЕВВ 2003
8. Carboblender with CO2 measuring unit.
10. Maintenance crane .
11. Control cabinet, pipes, pumps, valves etc.