In usual farming life, a milk cooking tank is a big collector tank for refrigerating and keeping milk at a cold degree until milk is received by a milk vehicle. Bulk milk cooking tank is an important part of dairy farm equipment. It is mostly made by stainless steel and is used each day to collect fresh milk in good condition at the farm. It must be cleaned by user after every collection of milk. milk cooking tank can be the product of the farmer or can be rented. Warm fresh milk must preferably be cooled immediately after milking to blocking bacteria growing of milk. Because milk is perishable product. Farmers must use milk cooking tanks to manage milk workings with perennial milk. For long life usage of milk cooking tanks, stainless steel milk cooking tank is an important feature. Stainless steel is an important material for the milk cooking system using and because of its material feature, it can give a lot of benefits to its users.
Features of Milk Cooking Tanks
The gap between the inner part and the outer tank is isolated with foam which is polyurethane. In the event of lack of the electricity or any problems with an outside temperature of 30 ° C, the contents of the storage will just warm up to one degree within a day. To facilitate adequate and rapid cooking of all the contents of a tank, each tank is equipped with at least one mixer. Mixing milk ensures that all milk in the tank is at the same temperature and the milk remains homogeneous. On top of each closed bulk milk cooking tank is a manhole with a diameter of about 40 centimetres. This ensures that the inner tank is thoroughly cleaned and inspected if necessary. The manhole is sealed with a lid and is sealed waterproof with a rubber ring. There are also small gaps at the top of tank which are 2 or 3. One of them is covered with an air-hole, the other one may be used to pump milk to the tank.
The Units of Milk Cooking Tanks
Milk cooking tanks can be combination of these types. For example, open – horizontal type milk cooking tank or closed – vertical mobile type milk cooking tank. Also, there are different of milk cooking tanks that separate from each other with their capacity. The most common capacities of milk cooking tanks are between 100- 10.000 lt and it depends on which type of it. For example, raw milk producers can choose of open type milk cooking tanks from 150 to 3000 litres or closed type milk cooking tanks from 1000 to 10000 litres.