Stainless Steel
Variable Capacity Tank
(Sloped Bottom)

Designed for processing red wine, the PZPK variable capacity tank comes standard with a sloped bottom and a big square door.

Durable, high-quality materials enable the variable capacity tank to stay in pristine condition, even after years of professional usage.

Thanks to the vertical construction of the cooling jacket, the stored liquids will be efficiently chilled even if the tank is not full to the brim.

AISI 304

The variable capacity tank is made out of AISI 304 quality stainless steel. An upgrade to AISI 316L stainless steel is available for high-corrosion environments.

Marbled Finish

A high-polish, marbled finish is applied to the outside of the sloped tank. Matte and Scotch Brite finishes are also available upon request. The inside is BA (IIId) polished.

Sloped Bottom

This variable volume tank variant comes with a flat, sloped bottom. Paired with the large, rectangular door, the discharge of the sloped tank is made easy.

Floating Lid

The variable capacity tank gets its name from the "floating" lid that is placed just above the level of the liquid inside the of tank. An air-tight seal is achieved by inflating the gasket.

Variable Capacity

The floating lid can achieve an air-tight seal at any volume - making the variable capacity tank the perfect fit for small and growing wineries.

Lifting Arm

Maneuvering the floating lid is easy thanks to the built-in lifting arm. A hand-operated winch is available as an option to make it even easier.

Sloped Bottom

The PZPK variant of the variable capacity tank comes standard with a sloped bottom and a big square door, designed to ensure a easy discharge of the tank.

Dimple Jacket

A dimple jacket is a thin, spotted shell that regulates tank temperatures with the help of a cooling/heating medium such as glycol. They are made of light-weight materials and spot-welded for minimal additional weight.

Stacking Technology

Make smart use of your limited cellar space by stacking tanks on top of each other. Stacking allows you to reorganize your production line and make it more efficient than ever.

Variable Capacity Tank (Sloped Bottom)


  • Floating lid – with inflatable gasket and pump
  • Lifting arm
  • Manway Door – Rectangular
  • Legs – Standard (Closed)
  • Temperature Control
    • Cooling Jacket (0.5 m2/1000 L)
    • Thermometer (analog)
    • Thermowell (with PG9 fitting)
  • Valves
    • Sample Tap (DN15)
    • Partial Discharge – Ball valve (DN32 DIN11851)
    • Total Discharge – Ball valve (DN32 DIN11851)
    • Vent Valve – DN50 (PVC)
  • Level Indicator – Ø16 mm acrylic tube (scaled, open)
  • Type Plate – With note card
  • Ladder rack – Coat height 1500 mm onwards
  • Welding – Brushed finish


  • Hand winch
  • Mesh screen
  • Manway Door – Custom
  • Legs – Adjustable height and tilt
  • Temperature Control
    • Cooling/Heating Jacket (>0.5 m2/1000 L)
    • Cooling/Heating Plate (0.4 m2/1000 L)
    • Thermoregulator (digital)
  •  Valves
    • Ball or butterfly (Clamp, Garolla, WG, Macon, Gas, etc.)
    • Solenoid or electromotor valve
    • Stainless Steel Caps (on all valves and fittings)
  • Inclined stirrer fitting
  • Level Indicator – Ø24 mm acrylic tube (scaled, closed)
  • Decanter
  • Sprinkler
  • Welding – Brushed and polished (Ra<0.8 µm)
Blueprint of the professional variable capacity tank with a sloped bottom for red wine.

Variable Capacity Tank (Sloped Bottom)
Size Chart

TypeCapacity (L)Capacity (US gal)Diameter (mm)Total Height (mm)Shell Height (mm)Bottom
PZPK300A6300796381300 *1000B4
PZPK390A63901036381550 *1250B4
PZPK410A74101087311300 *1000B4
PZPK470A64701246381800 *1500B4
PZPK490A85001327971300 *1000B4
PZPK510A75101357311550 *1250B4
PZPK620A76201647311800 *1500B4
PZPK610A86301667971550 *1250B4
PZPK730A87501987971800 *1500B4
PZPK880A108802329561550 *1250B4
PZPK11500A2211500303822303500 *3000B4
PZPK144000A2514400380425013500 *3000B4
PZPK15400A2215400406922304500 *4000B4
PZPK19300A2219300509922305500 *5000B4
PZPK19300A2519300509925014500 *4000B4
PZPK24200A2524200639425015500 *5000B4
* lifting arm not included

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