Cooper Machine Company, Inc.
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Cooper Machine Hydraulic Hoop Press
This Hoop Press is used to secure rings onto barrels. The minimum diameter of the tighening ring is 21" and the maximum diameter is 35". Comes with ten clamps with hydro-mechanical drive, a 39" hydraulic cylinder, speed control up and down commanded by manual control and a full electrical panel. The portal width is 47" and has a capacity of 20 tons pressed. Moves downward 35" in 9 seconds and moves upward 35" in 6 seconds. We now offer a faster version as well with a larger power unit. Required power is 15HP.
Cooper Machine MIT Automatic Sanding Machine for Barrels
MIT S.A. is located in Santiago, Chile in one of the world's prominent wine making regions. This machine is used to sand barrels. This machine sand barrels with a minimum height of 33" and a maximum height of 41", a minimum diameter (from the extremes) of 19" and a maximum diameter (from the extremes) of 25" and a minimum diameter (from the bilge) of 19" and a maximum diameter (from the bilge) of 33". The sanding head comes with a three position tilt drive following the curvature of barrel, clamping and automatic centering of tonel, full automatic cycle work and electrical panel.
Cooper Machine MIT Barrel Recovery Machine
MIT S.A. is located in Santiago, Chile in one of the world's prominent wine making regions. This machine is recover used barrels with a maximum height of 41" and a minimum height of 33", a minimum diameter (from the extremes) of 19" and a maximum diameter (from the extremes) of 25" and a minimum diameter (from the center) of 19" and a maximum diameter (from the center) of 33". It has a cutter head assembled on a support for inside of the barrel with a forward and reverse. The bed of the barrel holder comes with rubber drive wheels. Full automatic cycle work and electrical panel. The actual cutting element is not included.
Cooper Machine MIT Automatic Double Crozing Machine
This double crozing machine is designed to process the barrel heads, build the croze and simultaneously chamfer and clean the barrel ends. Designed for a barrel with a minimum height of 33 inches and a maximum height of 42 inches. This is manually loaded by the operator. It includes an adjustable cross slider for cutter blocks. Comes with a hydraulic power unit and full electrical panel. Machine will come with a cutting element.
Cooper Machine MIT Charring Machine
Manual charring machine for barrels from 53 gallons up to 132 gallons. Electronic ignition pilot with safety valve. Manual carriage with gas burner approximately 40". The barrel is manually loaded onto rollers. The barrel is turned during the charring session using four drive wheels and has a VDF to determine the speed of the turning. The ignition switch moves in and out. When it is ready to char, it moves in closer to the barrel and then chars based on the program you determined. It does need the metal piece to protect the croze. MIT recommends keeping the head on one end while charring. You can use either natural gas or propane, we just needs to know which you prefer.The charring timing is programmable. The intensity of the gas and oxygen of the flame inside the barrel is manually regulated. Will process approximately 5-8 barrels per hour.
Cooper Machine MIT Barrel Shaper
The Barrel Shaper is for barrels 53 gallons up to 132 gallons. Maximum diameter of 47 1/2” (1200 mm) tightening ring and a minimum diameter of 21 5/8” (550 mm) tightening ring. Comes with 8 clamps using a hydro-mechanical drive, two hydraulic cylinders and can be manual or automatic cycle using a PLC. Required power is 2.2 kW. Comes with full electrical panel and power unit. We suggest cutting a hole in the concrete to set the barrel shaper floor level for easier loading and unloading.