Wedge wire screens brewery mash tun false bottom
Beer is produced through alcoholic fermentation. In the beer production process, malted barley grains are ground and mixed with hot water to activate enzymes in the malt. Once the starches have been converted into sugar, the solution produced is transferred into a large vessel with a false bottom at its base, consisting of a stainless steel milled plate that acts as a filter. The solution drains out through the slots in the plate, leaving the solid residues inside the vessel. These residues are subsequently compressed to extract any remaining liquid and then sold as livestock feed. The solution drained through the filter moves on to the subsequent processing phases of boiling, hopping, cooling and oxygenation.
The milled plates false bottom in the brewery mash tun is usually consisted by a stainless steel perforated plate or wedge wire screen that acts as a filter.
Comparing with perforated plate, wedge wire screen have the following feature and advantages.
Wedge wire mash tun screen are more continuous open area and precise slots, it can guarantee correct filtration. Correct filtration is extremely important in order to prevent the husks from passing through to the subsequent boiling phase, so that can avoid bitter substances to be released into the beer. So that more customers choose wedge wire screen for brewery mash tun false bottom.