Cidery Tanks

Ripley Cidery tanks – a basis for a complete system

Our custom cider tanks are built robustly to withstand the pressure from the carbonation process. These custom tanks built to your specs, will meet all of your needs for filtration, carbonation, storage and fermentation. Ripley Cidery tanks can be purchased with a number of add-ons to make this a complete system.


 

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Fermentation Tank

As with all of our tanks, fermentation tanks are made to your specs.

Dimensions to be determined by RSL and customer
Capacity Nominal capacity plus 25%
Top Head ASME dished head (gauge varies based on tank diameter
Lifting Lugs (2) lifting lugs – minimum
CIP Removable CIP & fixed spray ball (180° up, 65mm) on 3” TC with 1½” TC line down to working height
Vent Line Only on tanks larger than 60HL

1½” or 2” TC vent line from top head to working height

Sidewall thickness & size varies based on tank size
Bottom Cone 55° to 60° cone angle, 2” knuckle radius to cone – thickness varies based on tank size
Cooling Jacket on sidewall and bottom cone – number of zones determined by tank size

Maximum “20” psi working pressure, 1” to 1½” FNPT inlet / outlet

Thermowell (2)½” FNPT 10” thermowells
PRV (1) 1½” to 2” TC Vacuum Pressure relief valve on top head or vent line tee.
Legs 4-5 pipe legs depending on tank size including bracing and adjustable feet
Insulation 2” insulation on sidewall and bottom cone only – minimum R12 value
Cladding All welded 14 gauge cladding on sidewall & bottom cone
Manway 14” x 18” side oval in/out swing “no lip” manway

(also manufactured by Ripley Stainless Ltd)

Sample Valve 1” TC RSL Sample valve
Drain (1) 1½” or 2” TC butterfly valve c/w “J” pipe
Racking (1) 1½” or 2” TC butterfly valve
Tank Material All quality inspected 304 stainless steel alloy
Exterior Finish 2B with all welds ribbon polished
Interior Finish 2B with all welds TIG welded with heat stain removed
Tank Pressure Maximum “14.9” psi

 

Options for an Extra Charge:

  • Bright exterior spin polish
  • RSL 18” Swivel cone manway
  • Cooling Jacket – maximum”35” psi working pressure – maximum”50” psi working pressure
  • 13” x 17” side oval manway
  • Sample valve options
  • 1½” or 2” Butterfly valve on vent & CIP lines
  • Copper banding
  • Rotating sprayheads
  • Interior weld finish ground and polished to 120 grit

All tanks are fabricated using standard material sizes and normal beer tank dimensions.

Ripley Stainless Ltd. is a custom tank fabricator and can design and fabricate tanks to suit your specific requirements. Shop drawings must be approved prior to fabrication.

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Carbonation tanks

As with all of our tanks, Carbonation tanks are made to your specs

Dimensions to be determined by RSL and customer
Top Head ASME dished head (gauge varies based on tank diameter
Lifting Lugs (2) lifting lugs – minimum
CIP Removable CIP & fixed spray ball (180° up, 65mm) on 3” TC with 1½” TC line down to working height
Vent Line Only on tanks larger than 60HL

1½” or 2” TC vent line from top head to working height

Sidewall thickness & size varies based on tank size
Cooling Jacket on sidewall and bottom cone – number of zones determined by tank size

Maximum “20” psi working pressure, 1” to 1½” FNPT inlet / outlet

PRV (1) 1½” to 2” TC Vacuum Pressure relief valve on top head or vent line tee.
Legs 4-5 pipe legs depending on tank size including bracing and adjustable feet
Thermowell (2) ½” FNPT 10” thermowells
Manway 14” x 18” side oval in/out swing “no lip” manway

(also manufactured by Ripley Stainless Ltd)

Sight Tube ¾” clear plastic hose – no valves included
Sample Valve 1” TC RSL Sample valve
Drain (1) 1½” or 2” TC butterfly valve c/w “J” pipe
Fitting (1) 1½” TC carbstone fitting (carbstone not included)
Tank Material All quality inspected 304 stainless steel alloy
Exterior Finish 2B with all welds ribbon polished
Interior Finish  2B with all welds TIG welded with heat stain removed
Tank Pressure Maximum “14.9” psi

 

Options for an Extra Charge:

  • Bright exterior spin polish
  • Cooling Jacket – maximum”35” psi working pressure – maximum”50” psi working pressure
  • 13” x 17” side oval manway
  • Carbstone options
  • Sample valve options
  • Vent line options
  • 1½” or 2” Butterfly valve on vent & CIP lines
  • Rotating sprayheads
  • Interior weld finish ground and polished to 120 grit

All tanks are fabricated using standard material sizes and normal beer tank dimensions.

Ripley Stainless Ltd. is a custom tank fabricator and can design and fabricate tanks to suit your specific requirements. Shop drawings must be approved prior to fabrication

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These stainless steel Conditioning tanks are designed specifically to aid in the aging of the beer and are used for storage in a cold room.

Dimensions to be determined by RSL and customer
Heads ASME flanged & dished top and bottom heads (thickness varies based on tank diameter)
Lifting Lugs (2) lifting lugs – minimum
CIP 1½” CIP & side arm complete with 1½” butterfly valve spray ball and removable spray ball (180° up, 65mm)
Sidewall thickness & size varies based on tank size
PRV (1) 1½” TC Vacuum Pressure relief valve on top head
Legs (3) or (4) channel legs – non adjustable
Manway 12” x 17” side oval, in/out swing manway
Sample Valve (1) 1½” TC Sample valve
Drain (1) 1½” TC butterfly valve complete with “J” pipe
Fitting (2) 1½” TC on sidewall
Tank Material All quality inspected 304 stainless steel alloy
Exterior Finish 2B with all welds ribbon polished
Interior Finish 2B with all welds TIG welded with heat stain removed
Tank Pressure Maximum “14.9” psi

Options for an Extra Charge:

  • Bright exterior spin polish
  • Cooling Jacket – maximum “35” psi working pressure
  • Maximum “50” psi working pressure
  • 14” x 18” side oval manway
  • Sample valve options
  • Adjustable feet
  • 1½” TC carbonation stone

All tanks are fabricated using standard material sizes and normal beer tank dimensions.

Ripley Stainless Ltd. is a custom tank fabricator and can design and fabricate tanks to suit your specific requirements. Shop drawings must be approved prior to fabrication.