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Wort cooling & Heat water storage – Water management system MODULO

Systems for cooling of the wort and storaging of heat water in microbreweries BREWORX MODULO

The plate heat exchanger is a part of each brewhouse BREWORX MODULO. It provides cooling of the wort at the end of the brewing process at a temperature of about 20-25 ° C. This is a pitching temperature for starting the fermentation with upper-fermenting yeast.

For the production of bottom fermented beer it is necessary to cool the temperature of the wort to 6-10 ° C. Therefore, it is necessary to install another microbrewery equipment for the second stage of wort cooling. In minibreweries BREWORX MODULO the unit WCU (Water Cooling Unit) or the combined water treatment unit WCU / HWT (Water Cooling Unit / Hot Water Tank) are used for this purpose..

 

 

Cooling the wort in brewery Breworx Modulo

1. Modulo WCU (Wort Cooling Unit) – Compact independent unit for cooling of the wort

WCU unit for cooling wort in brewery Breworx Modulo - ice water cooler and storage tankThe WCU Module is a compact mobile unit, containing everything to cool down the wort temperature of about 20 ° C to a temperature of 6-10 ° C. This temperature is needed for the wort fermentation in the production of bottom-fermented beers. This group includes virtually all types of beer that are common in the Czech Republic – for example, light lager of Pilsner type.

 

The WCU contains :

1) Insulated tank for storing a sufficient volume of ice water.

2) Cooling unit with integrated condenser, which provides cooling in a cold water tank to a temperature of about 1 ° C from the initial temperature of about 15 ° C in 10-20 hours.

3) Plate heat exchanger, ensuring effective transfer of the cold from ice water into wort.

4) Pump for the necessary flow of ice-water through the plate exchanger.

5) Valves and flanges for connection of hoses or stainless steel pipes.

6) 6) Chassis with wheels and adjustable feet for easy handling unit and safe positioning on uneven ground.

Heat and heat water recovery by WCU unit

The implementation of WCU unit into the brewery without hot water tank does not allow recovery of heat produced during wort cooling – the received hot water is discharged into the waste drain, or it is collected into a lauter tun or the wort boiler. The volume of lauter tun in a brewhouse allows to save about 40% received hot water. WCU with volume 2 – 3 times higher than the volume of the brewhouse ensures saving of 100% hot water.

 


 

We offer these WCU units MODULO :

  • WCU-200 Modulo wort cooling unit 200 L

    Price: 14 120 €

    Mobile independent compact equipment for preparation of ice water, wort cooling and wort aeration. Special module, which integrates the heat exchanger

  • WCU-300 Modulo wort cooling unit 300 L

    Price: 14 815 €

    Mobile independent compact equipment for preparation of ice water, wort cooling and wort aeration. Special module, which integrates the heat exchanger

  • WCU-400 Modulo wort cooling unit 400 L

    Price: 15 509 €

    Mobile independent compact equipment for preparation of ice water, wort cooling and wort aeration. Special module, which integrates the heat exchanger

  • WCU-600 Modulo wort cooling unit 600 L

    Price: 16 667 €

    Mobile independent compact equipment for preparation of ice water, wort cooling and wort aeration. Special module, which integrates the heat exchanger

  • WCU-800 Modulo wort cooling unit 800 L

    Price: 17 824 €

    Mobile independent compact equipment for preparation of ice water, wort cooling and wort aeration. Special module, which integrates the heat exchanger

  • WCU-1200 Modulo wort cooling unit 1200 L

    Price: 20 370 €

    Mobile independent compact equipment for preparation of ice water, wort cooling and wort aeration. Special module, which integrates the heat exchanger

  • WCU-1500 Modulo wort cooling unit 1500 L

    Price: 22 917 €

    Mobile independent compact equipment for preparation of ice water, wort cooling and wort aeration. Special module, which integrates the heat exchanger

  • WCU-2000 Modulo wort cooling unit 2000 L

    Price: 25 694 €

    Mobile independent compact equipment for preparation of ice water, wort cooling and wort aeration. Special module, which integrates the heat exchanger


 


 

2. Modulo WCU / HWT (Wort Cooling Unit / Hot Water Tank) – the water management unit

Mobile independent compact equipment for wort cooling and recovery of heat water obtained from waste heat in cooling the wort.

Special module, which integrates the unit for cooling of the wort and the hot water tank on a shared frame with the wheels and adjustable legs. Hot water that we receive from cooling of the wort in the first stage of cooling (in the plate heat exchanger integrated in the brewhouse) is collected in a stainless steel insulated tank and is ready for use. Most often brewers use the hot water for preparing the next batch of brewing, but also when washing and sanitizing other equipment in microbrewery. This recuperation of waste heat from wort cooling contributes to substantial savings in production costs.

WCU-HWT - The water management system unit - ice water and heat weter for microbrewery Breworx Modulo

The WCU-HWT unit contains :

1) Insulated tank for storing a sufficient volume of ice water.

2) Insulated tank for storing a sufficient volume of hot water.

3) Cooling unit with integrated condenser, which provides cooling in a cold water tank to a temperature of about 1 ° C from the initial temperature of about 15 ° C in 10-20 hours.

4) Plate heat exchanger, ensuring effective transfer of the cold from ice water into wort.

5) Pump for the necessary flow of ice-water through the plate exchanger.

6) Pump for creating a pressure in the hot water pipes when using the stored hot water.

7) Valves and flanges for connection of hoses or stainless steel pipes.

8) Chassis with wheels and adjustable feet for easy handling of the unit and safe positioning on uneven ground.

9) Optionally, the unit can be equipped with electric heating elemets, standardly water is heated in a wort kettle in the brewhouse.

 

Heat recovery and utilization of hot water with the WCU-HWT unit

The WCU-HWT unit in the brewery without hot water tank allows recovery to 95% of the heat , produced during wort cooling – resulting hot water is collected in full volume in the tank for hot water. Hot water will be used for the next cycle of subsequent wort boiling, or for washing and sanitizing of brewhouse, tanks and other equipment in the brewery.
 


 

We offer these WCU-HWT units MODULO :


 


 

The WCU units and WCU-HWT units – their technical specifications and price lists :

WCU – water cooling units Modulo

WCU-HWT – water cooling units & hot water tanks Modulo

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