Apollo punch down system
The Tecme Apollo is an automatic punch down machine builit on a Stainless steel Aisi 304 frame with 4 casters. The plant is movable so to be place over the fermentation tank in order to enable the punching down cycle to the pomace. The punching down disc performs several thrusts inside the tank in predetermined positions, automatically starting from the central position moving then to all the sorrounding area, thus managing to cover the entire surface of the tank. The cycle is managed by a PLC with different programs according the work method. The system is completed by a double pneumatic cylinder which permits to obtain major depth/profundity in the punching down process. The cylinders are made in polished stainless steel so to guarantee a better cleaning/hygiene condition.