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What is a Lauter Tun?

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Update time : 2021-12-23 14:55:13
Lauter Tuns are a key component of a brewhouse used to recirculate wort over a grain bed in a clarifying process called “vorlauf”. Sugars are rinsed and extracted from the grain during the sparge cycle within the lauter tun. Wort being transferred to the brew kettle is lastly separated from grain, generally using a false bottom filter screen in the lauter tun.
A lauter tun is the traditional vessel used for separation of the extracted wort and has a thin false bottom containing slits that enable the vessel to hold back any solids, therefore allowing only liquids to pass through. A good quality lauter tun has rotating rake arms with a central drive unit. Depending on the size of the lauter tun, there can be between two and six rake arms. Attached to each of these arms is a flap which can be raised and lowered, by the brewer or an automated system, for pushing the spent grains out of the tun depending on the cloudiness of the run-off. The advantages of a mash/lauter tun combined are less up-front equipment costs and a smaller amount of space taken up in the brewhouse. The advantages of using a lauter tun on its own is that it allows a brewery to produce a higher quantity of brews on a given day.

We produce lauter tun screen for breweries and distilleries. The screens, which is made of stainless steel wedge wire, constructed with custom or standard slot opening sizes and screen configurations. Our screens provide quality and reliability in the key stage of brewing or distilling process. It ensures the process occurs correctly and the beer or liquid is not bittered or compromised by components that shouldn’t be in the wort. 

Benefits
Food/beverage grade approval material 
Wedge wire structure allows easy cleaning and perfect clogging-resistance.
Perfect durability comes from perfect welding.
Can be designed and customized according to working condition.