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Beverage Processing Tanks

Providing beverage processing equipment for over 30 years

SFI has been an equipment provider to the beverage industry since 1985.  Our customers range from small U.S. companies to international producers.  SFI tanks process and store a multitude of beverage products, such as:

  • Soft drinks
  • Fruit juices and drinks
  • Bottled water
  • Teas
  • Flavored water
  • Beer, wine and spirits

Range of options to meet your needs

We build a wide range of equipment and offer a variety of options to meet the processing needs of our customers, including:

  • Custom designed and fabricated stainless steel tanks and vessels
    • Pressure vessels and reactors
    • Batch tanks for mixing and blending
    • Storage tanks
    • Shop or field fabrication capabilities  
    • Agitation systems designed for your process
    • Stainless steel and other nickel alloy materials
    • Various interior and exterior material and weld finishes
    • Heating and cooling options
    • ASME, API
    • Sanitary construction, gaskets with FDA allowable ingredients
  • Single wall, jacketed, with or without insulation

  • Tank supports (legs, lugs, skirts, saddles, flat pitch)

  • Manways and fittings

  • Components: sight glasses and lights, CIP systems, no foam inlets, downtubes, thermowells, outlet valves

and more...

 

Equipment Built for Beverage Service

Including but not limited to…

  • Aseptic tanks
  • Balance
  • Blend
  • Bubblers
  • Buffer tanks
  • Carbon filters
  • Caustic
  • CIP tanks
  • Clean tanks
  • Condensate
  • Deaerator
  • Dry solids weigh tank
  • Filler tanks
  • Holding tanks
  • Hoppers
  • Horizontal tanks
  • Ozone contact
  • Pasteurizers
  • Reaction mixers
  • Storage tanks
  • Surge tanks
  • Water tanks, hot or cold

Agitation Systems

SFI will create a custom design mixing solution to meet your needs.  We offer mixers or combinations of mixers for processing a wide variety of viscosities and applications.  Mixer styles include turbine, sweep, scrape and dual motion.

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Materials of Construction

  • 300 Series Stainless Steel
  • Other nickel based alloys including:
    • Hastelloy
    • Monel
    • Inconel
    • Duplex 2205

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Material Finishes

  • 2B (cold rolled sheet)
  • Mill (HRAP)
  • Mechanical polish (from 50 to 10 Ra)
  • Mechanical polish plus Electropolish (from 30 to 10 Ra) 

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Weld Finishes

  • As Is
  • Scotch brite buffed
  • Mechanical grind (50 grit)
  • Mechanical polish (32 to 10 Ra)

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Heating & Cooling

  • Dimple jacket
  • Half pipe coil 
  • Internal pipe coil
  • Open jacket 

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Modifications and Repairs

In addition to building new equipment, we also make modifications and repairs to existing tanks, both in our shop and on-site at your facility. These services include:

  • Inspection services
  • Repair damage
  • Add or replace fittings
  • Heat transfer surface modifications
  • Re-rating tanks for pressure or temperature changes
  • Replace manways
  • Mixer modifications
  • Increase sidewall height
  • Fabricate ladders, platforms and handrails 

and more…

Certifications

SFI utilizes various standards to ensure your product is built to the highest quality possible. 

We hold the following certificates:

  • ASME “U” certification
  • National Board “R” certification

Other standards are utilized as required.

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