Winegrowers Supplies   -  Grape presses - horizontal - 500 litres or larger capacity

   When deciding on the size of press: remember it needs to be at least a quarter full in order to work properly. For 'whole bunch pressing' a much larger press is needed.

NIKO pneumatic presses, fully automatic with manual override, excellent value:-

The VPe economy series has a simple but robust structure, which makes the presses easy to use and allows fast and thorough cleaning afterwards:-

   SRAML VPe 2016    SRAML VPe 2016    SRAML VPe 2016    SRAML VPe 2016

    VP5e: 500 litres, 11,809 Euros

    VP8e: 800 litres, 13,164 Euros

    VP11e: 1100 litres, 15,558 Euros

    VP15e: 1500 litres, 18,932 Euros

    VP21e: 2100 litres, 22,602 Euros

380 Volt 3-phase is standard, single phase 230 Volt (260 Euros extra) is an option on VP5e, VP8e and VP11e.

Made entirely of stainless steel, pivoting wheels with double brake cylinder rotation to both sides: left-right.
Quiet vane compressor from BECKER, quiet fan for fast airflow until +0.2 bar, quiet fan for evacuating the membrane.
AE automation, separate manual operation of the press, safety cord with interlocks on both sides and at the back of the press.
Large door opening on the cylinder:-
    VP5e with single sliding door,
    VP8e, VP11e, VP15e and VP21e with double sliding doors. VP21e has hinges on one side of the press.
Special design for easy cleaning under the sliding doors.
Large collection tray on pivoting wheels with a sieve on the outlet.
Declaration of conformity CE, PED documentation.

There are many options:-
A perforated cylinder is standard but an alternative (for Sparkling Wine) is a non-perforated cylinder with channels inside the cylinder and a perforated door,
    this is the same price as the standard models.
A non-perforated door is available, for maceration of red grapes in the press, 650 Euros extra.
Axial loading with ball-valves DN65, DN80, DN100 or DN120.
Axial loading with pressure sensor.
VP15e, VP21e: sliding collection tray.
Level switch in collection tray.
Elevated press framework and tray legs.
AT automation, with touch screen.

A major recent option is the Inert Gas system, for prevention of oxidation, 14,181 Euros extra.

   

The larger VP series is equipped as standard with the AT touch screen, simple to use and allowing easy modification of the pressing programs and creation of new ones.
    included as standard is hinged lower and upper sides of the cylinder.

                   

    VP21: 2100 litres, 28,998 Euros
    VP26: 2600 litres, 30,665 Euros
    VP32: 3200 litres, 34,936 Euros
    VP44: 4400 litres, 42,290 Euros
    VP52: 5200 litres, 50,571 Euros
    VP60: 6000 litres, 56,114 Euros

   

Larger HL models are available; 8,000 litres, 10,000 litres, 12,000 litres and 15,000 litres. Please e-mail for prices.

Secondhand, for information only:-

Willmes WHA 1250 litre screw-press, 3-phase electrics, semi-automatic.  WHA semi-automatic instructions

Willmes WHA 2000 litre screw-press, 3-phase electrics, fully-automatic.  WHA fully-automatic instructions


Willmes WP pneumatic presses: the original classic, reliable and very simple to use.  WP instructions

Model:                                           WP500       WP1000        WP1500        WP2300

Capacity (litres)                                500            1000            1500            2300
Destemmed grapes (tonnes)            1.0/1.25        2.0/2.5         3.0/3.5             4.5
Whole bunches (tonnes)     
Length (metres)                               2.74            3.35             4.27             4.85
Width (metres)                                1.32            1.47             1.70             2.11
Height (metres)                               1.35            1.40             1.57             1.83
Weight (kilos) incl juice tray              600            1100            1646             2395
Drum motor (hp)                              1.0              1.5               3.0               4.0
Air compressor (litres/min)                425             566              991             1415

                                                


Willmes UP fully automatic:    UP instructions

Model (1981 - 1984):              UP600      UP1200     UP1800     UP2500     UP3000     UP5000

Capacity (litres)                        650          1200         1800        2500         3000         5000
Destemmed grapes (tonnes) 
Whole bunches (tonnes)                                             1.0
Length (metres)                       2.20          2.90          3.55         3.55          4.05         4.50
Width (metres)                        1.10          1.25          1.60         1.85          1.85         2.10
Height (metres)                       1.20          1.40          1.70         1.80          1.80         2.15
Weight (kilos) incl juice tray      500          1200          1600        1900         2000         2800
Drum motor (kWatt)                 0.25          0.55          0.55           1.1           1.1           2.2
Total kWatt                             1.4            1.7            1.7          2.25         2.25           4.8
Air compressor (litres/min)                        900           900          1250        1250         2100

'The New' Model (1984 -):       UP600      UP1200     UP1800     UP2500     UP3000    UP4000    UP5000

Capacity (litres)                        650          1200         1800        2500         3000        4000       5000
Destemmed grapes (tonnes) 
Whole bunches (tonnes)                                             1.0
Length (metres)                       2.61          2.90          3.54         3.60          4.10        4.15        4.45
Width (metres)                        1.10          1.37          1.54         1.75          1.75        1.75        2.09
Height (metres)                       1.20          1.40          1.90         2.00          2.00        2.15        2.27
Weight (kilos) incl juice tray      500          1200          1600        1900         2000        2300       2800
Drum motor (kWatt)                 0.25          0.55          0.55           1.1           1.1          1.5          3.0
Total kWatt                             1.4            1.7            1.7          2.25         2.25                        4.8
Air compressor (litres/min)                        900           900          1250        1250                      2100


Food-grade grease for the screw or shaft, 1 kilo, 15.00


Prices shown are exclusive of Vat.
Delivery usually will need to be charged at cost.

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