Pillow Plates can be used in all kinds of industries to cool or heat your product
For many spirits, production is a delicate process, using age-old traditions and techniques. This makes the end product expensive and the production process costly. An error due to incorrect heating or cooling can be fatal and involve extra costs. Therefore, a quality supplier of heat exchanger plates is of great importance. Our Omega Laser Plates are used in many aspects of the liquor production process.
After the carefully selected grains have been soaked and germinated, the malt is ground. By adding water, a batter is made (mash or wort).
In the mash tun, the batter is heated several times and cooled down to different temperature levels. For this process Omega Laser Plates are the best option. Due to the low volume needed in our plates, the temperatures are easy to regulate and maintain.
Fermenting with Laser Plates (Washback)
The batter is ready to ferment in the Washback. Yeast is added and converts the sugars present into alcohol. Large quantities of heat are released through the fermentation process. To keep this at an even temperature, you can use Omega Laser Plates. Also for this process, using our plates results in temperatures that are easy to regulate and maintain with little effort.
Distilling (Wash Still)
Now the distillation process can begin. The wash goes into the distilling kettle and is carefully cooked. The alcohol vapor passes through the gooseneck to the condenser and unwanted substances are left behind in the rinse. This cooking process can be regulated with Omega Laser Plates.
Our immersion products, consisting of Laser Plates, are ideal for this application. They can be placed directly in the product and also be easily cleaned. Immersion Products can also be used in Hot Liquor Tanks.
Do you want to know if Laser Plate Heat Exchangers are a solution for your application? Don’t hesitate to contact us.
For bottling, spirits are often cooled so that fatty acids, proteins and esters precipitate and then are filtered out. This leaves a clear liquid.
With Omega Laser Plates you can cool your product within the specified time and temperature. In almost all processes where the spirits must be heated or cooled, the tanks can be covered with our Laser Plates.
If you are interested in further technical information, please contact us.