Patent Number: 7,131,370

Title: Centrifugal separating device and method of clarifying must during the production of wine

Abstract: The invention relates to a centrifugal separating device and method for clarifying must during wine production, especially with a separator (7). Gas and/or gelatine and/or other additives are added to the must that is clarified in the separating device after the must has passed through the separating device and before it passes through the constant pressure valve (13) of the separating device, as the must is discharged (9), in order to obtain flotation.

Inventors: Schauz; Frank (Oelde, DE), Schmid; Ulrich (Altbach, DE)

Assignee: Westfalia Separator AG

International Classification: B04B 5/10 (20060101); B01D 15/00 (20060101); B04C 5/081 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00