Back

Inoxpa Pump Buying Guide

The movement of wine or must is one of the key operations of a winemaking facility. There are numerous applications for pumps to be utilized: pumpovers, tank to tank transfers, filtration, movement of must or filling of barrels and more. Scott Laboratories is the exclusive distributor for the INOXPA brand of pumps to the North American wine industry. This guide provides an overview of the various INOXPA pumps we carry to help you select the most appropriate pump for your facility.

Inoxpa RVN Helicoidal Pump

Overview:

The Inoxpa RVN Helicoidal Pump features a unique helicoidal impeller design which provides exceptionally gentle must transfers. Due to its unique shape and flow, solid particles pass through the pump without being damaged, and without clogging. RVN pumps are widely used in wineries for the pumpover process where the high capacity and minimum destruction of the solid parts (seeds, skins, etc.) is required. The design of the pump contributes to a better extraction of tannins, and reduction of lees formation, therefore achieving higher quality wines. The RVN is the standard for automated tank pumpovers.

Key Features:

  • Industry leading pump for pumpover applications due to the unique Helicoidal impeller design
  • Gentle handing of product
  • No clogging
  • Handles solids up to 50%
  • Non-reversible, non self-priming

Why we love it:

  • Exceptionally gentle must transfers
  • Solid particles can pass through the pump without being damaged and without clogging
  • Can be moved from tank to tank or installed on a tank and can be operated through a computer system
  • Customers see an average return on their RVN investment in just two years
Shop Helicoidal

Inoxpa KSF Progressive Cavity Pump with Cart

Overview:

The Inoxpa KSF is a positive displacement progressive cavity pump capable of handling various applications in the wine industry. This robust yet simple design is one of the most popular worldwide in the industry due to its gentle handling of product, self-priming design and efficient use in pumping long distances. This pump on a cart with a VFD is a great alternative to the classic Rotary Lobe design.

Key Features:

  • Excellent handling of wine, grapes and must
  • Efficient design that can pump long distances
  • True self-priming pump
  • Reversible

Why we love it:

  • Great for various applications and highly versatile
  • Recommended for pumping must, thick and thin liquids
  • Can efficiently pump both liquids and solid grape matter over long distances
Shop Progressive Cavity

Inoxpa SEN Centrifugal Pump

Overview:

Due to its sanitary and economical design, the Hyginox SEN pump can be used as a main process pump for winemakers. It is also highly recommended for Clean in Place (CIP) processes.

Key Features:

  • Sanitary design
  • Compact construction
  • Non-reversible
  • Non-self-priming

Why we love it:

  • Sanitary and economical design for highly efficient pumping
  • Great for filtration and pumping thin liquids
  • Recommended for tank transfers
Shop SEN Centrifugal

Inoxpa HCPN Centrifugal Pump with Cart

Overview:

The PROLAC HCPN is a range of close-coupled centrifugal pumps with hygienic, compact and highly efficient design. It is made of a cold-formed stainless steel casing, impeller, mechanical seal, pump cover, lantern and shaft, connected to the motor shaft by mechanical compression. The motor complies with the IEC standards.

Key Features:

  • Designed specifically for liquid-only transfers
  • High efficiency speed and throughput
  • Hygienic design with gentle handling of product
  • Pump comes with a stainless steel cart and VFD with speed control
  • Non-reversible and non self-priming

Why we love it:

  • Designed for high volume liquid transfers
  • Resistant to chemical agents
  • Tank Clean in Place (CIP) technology
  • Recommended for tank transfers and filtration
Shop HCP Centrifugal

Inoxpa RF Flexible Impeller Pump with Cart

Overview:

The RF pump is a flexible impeller pump designed to be reversible and self-priming. The RF pump can suck from a maximum height of 16 feet. This type of pump is designed to pump products of both low and high viscosities at low or high volume.

Key Features:

  • Transfer case ensures reversible capability
  • External single mechanical seal
  • Self-priming

Why we love it:

  • Excellent value
  • Can pump liquids in reverse direction
  • Machined head for high efficiency
  • Easy to maintain
Shop RF Flexible Impeller

Inoxpa TLS Rotary Lobe Pump with Cart

Overview:

The Inoxpa TLS is a positive displacement rotary lobe pump designed to meet the sanitary requirements of the winery. This all-purpose pump is highly efficient and reliable, with a compact footprint that makes it easy to work within tight winery and cellar spaces. Specially designed lobes ensure that must transfers are exceptionally gentle, preventing damage to your fruit.

Key Features:

  • Durable, compact design
  • Can be sanitized with hot water up to 248 degrees F
  • Reversible
  • Non self-priming

Why we love it:

  • Most commonly used all-purpose pump designed specifically for wineries
  • Recommended for pumping thin liquids, tank transfers, and pumpovers
Shop TLS Rotary Lobe