[NAFEX] Apple press pumace

Claude Jolicoeur cjoli at gmc.ulaval.ca
Fri Dec 5 15:22:56 EST 2008


Depends on the pressure, the apples and the grinder, but 2 to 3 inches 
should be about on it.
Claude

At 14:58 2008-12-05, you wrote:
>Hi Folks
>
>I'm designing a cider press and had a question for you folks who squeeze
>your apples in a pressing bucket.  Once you grind the apples and put the
>pumace in the bucket, how far can the pumace be compressed normally?  In
>other words, lets say you started 12" of pumace in your bucket (not counting
>the platen) how much compressed pumace would you have at the end of the
>pressing?  6 inches of compressed pumace?  3 inches?
>
>Thanks,
>Mark
>KS




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