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Italian Crusher Destemmer - Motorized, All Stainless
WE223S

Italian Crusher Destemmer - Motorized, All Stainless

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Description

Our #1 selling crusher/destemmer style, this motorized unit with a stainless screw feed also features a stainless steel Body and Bin making it a completely stainless steel model.

How These Work:
Grapes are loaded into the top bin where the powered screw feed continually pushes grapes towards the rollers. Grapes are gently crushed by the rubber rollers and then fall into the destemming chamber. The destemming chamber features a removable basket with a bunch of circular holes in it and rotating destemming shaft. Grapes fall through the holes into your bucket. Stems get rotated through the basket by the destemming shaft until they exit at the end of the machine where they fall onto the ground or an awaiting bucket.

Rubber Rollers
This model features soft rubber rollers which are softer on stems possibly reducing rough tannins in your wine. The rollers are spring loaded and self adjusting to protect against damage, such as the accidental passing of a small stone. 

Output Production
Powered by a 1hp motor that provides an hourly production of approximately of up to 3000 lbs. Note that these machines must be fed with consistency to reach maximum throughput. Overload the machine with too many grapes at one time and the motor will pause and actually slow down production.

Cleaning
Remove two quick bolts and the safety cover slides off and the internal stainless destemming grate slides out for easy cleaning. The hose out the rest of the unit. Comes with directions.

WE223S Features:
1) 304-Type Stainless Steel Bin, Body, Screw Feed, and basket
2) A Screw Feed in the Receiving Bin for continual, faster, hands-free operation
3) Spring Loaded, Self Adjusting Rubber Rollers
4) Solid Construction
5) A powerful 110V 1HP motor which provides an hourly production of approximately 3000 lbs.
6) Replacement parts are available
7) Big, Red Emergency stop button on motor shuts down the machine in a hurry to help reduce chance of accident

Overall dimensions: 47" long x 19.6" wide x 25" high. Weight: 118 pounds (54KG.) Figure 158 lbs for shipping weight with pallet.

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Item # WE223S
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 158LBS
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can the rollers be removed so grapes only destemmed?
Donna Aldred on Jun 14, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It is not intended to be operated that way. Removing the rollers would require some changes in the drive train. The grapes are fed into the destemmer by the rollers so if they are removed there will be problems getting the correct feed rate. I recommend opening the gap between the rollers so that the crushing is minimized which this crusher destemmer allows.
How do you adjust the rollers as the manual is terrible? Are there any videos on how to clean the unit as well?
Kathy Dunn on Sep 22, 2018
BEST ANSWER: There is only an adjustment to the auger. It is at the left end of the bin when facing the unit from the motor side. There are knobs to allow removal of the guard and auger located on the end opposite of the motor end. I have found by removing these two items and using water pressure I am able to successfully clean the unit. I also rotate the rollers by hand while spraying.
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What happened to Italian craftsmanship?
Seriously, what happened to Italian craftsmanship? Upon uncrating this machine, I noticed some sharp edges. For the rest of the day, we had to remember to put gloves on whenever we would touch it. It's super sharp all over, be careful of this thing!!
(Anybody want to buy a barely used, really "sharp" looking machine, only used once?)
March 25, 2018
Purchased
10 months ago
The crusher destemmer performed very well. I am very happy with the purchase. The length of the electrical cord is a bit short, and would have liked one a bit longer. The placement of the switch also is undesirable. Cleaning the crusher destemmer worked well. I use a hose. Storage preparation should be emphasized .
January 31, 2018
Purchased
10 months ago