Within recent years, an explosion in the popularity of craft ales has led to a growing number of craft breweries plying their trade across the country. The popularity of craft brews has prompted an increasing demand for automation in breweries – which is where BME can assist. Breweries can take full advantage of this technology to help improve efficiency and streamline their processes. This thirst for instrumentation has led BM Engineering to partner with instrumentation giants Bürkert and Inoxpa to provide the best available products for your brewery applications.
Bürkert Brewery Instrumentation
Bürkert have a self-confessed passion for beer. This is one of the reasons why they have made brewery applications such a focused product area within their company. When you combine artisanal craft brewing techniques, with automated brewing system products from Bürkert, the result is a lovingly made beer. We offer all of Bürkert’s instrumentation products for the brewery industry. You can view some of those products here.
Type 2106 - Pneumatically operated 3-way seat valve ELEMENT
Bürkert’s Type 2106 3-way seat valve, which provides the highest level of process reliability and energy efficiency, is made up of a 3-way stainless steel body with a pneumatically operated ELEMENT actuator. The valve’s interchanging of pressure and service ports enable different fluidic circuit functions, such as the mixing or distributing of mediums
Bürkert products for Clean in Place brewery applications
Bürkert’s expertise in developing Clean in Place brewing applications comes to the fore in the cleaning and sanitising of food contact surfaces. Here is some more information about the individual products that you will often see in brewery CIP applications, which are available from BME.
Type 2301 - Pneumatically operated 2-way Globe Control Valve ELEMENT
Bürkert’s Type 2301 globe valve was made to fulfil tough criteria for process environments. Their life cycle is unrivalled and sealing integrity is guaranteed by the proven self-adjusting spindle packing with exchangeable V-seals.
Type 2100 - Pneumatically operated 2/2 way Angle-Seat Valve ELEMENT
Burkert’s Type 2100 angle-seat valve is built to survive the tough criteria for process environments. With its exceptional life cycle, and sealing integrity guaranteed by the proven self-adjusting spindle packing with V-seals, this valve is perfect for use within brewery applications.
Inoxpa Instrumentation for Breweries
Being experts in instrumentation, INOXPA can provide a wide selection of process automation solutions, which are especially suitable for the particular processes and applications in brewery environments. These solutions include Mixing skids, CIP skids, valves, fittings and more. BM Engineering can provide all of Inoxpa’s brewing instrumentation and here is some individual information about our products.
Inoxpa Side Channel Pump ASPIR
If you are looking for a pump to use for CIP return that is suitable for use in the brewing industry, then the INOXPA Side Channel Pump ASPIR, could be perfect for you. It is specially designed for pumping materials containing air or gas, for example beer or wine.
Inoxpa Helicoidal Impeller Pump RVN
The RVN centrifugal pump with helicoidal impeller is one of the best solutions for the transfer of liquid in a brewery. The helicoidal shape of the impeller ensures that the transfer of the product is gentle and without clogging, allowing solid particles to pass through the pump without damaging it.
BM Engineering Supplies is able to work with you to fully kit out your brewery with the correct valves from either Burkert or Inoxpa, dependent on your specific environment. Whether you need an automated brewing system for a microbrewery or a large scale brewery, we create a unique, tailored solution for your application.
As these valves are specially designed for the brewing industry, the Bürkert ELEMENT series provides ultimate reliability and robust design. The series also focuses on reduced downtime and energy efficiency, so provides our clients with high performing, top quality results.