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How to Decide Between a Horizontal and Vertical Milk Tank

When going through the process of purchasing a new milk-storage tank, one important consideration is whether to go with a horizontal or vertical tank. While the functionality and features of both options are the same, there are several factors that should drive your purchase decision. The following outlines the various benefits, differences, and considerations needed to help you make an informed decision.

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Energy Saving Tip: Cleaning the Condensing Unit

Condensing units typically have a lifespan of 15–20 years, but can remain in good shape even longer if the unit is regularly maintained. In addition to prolonging the lifespan, there are also energy savings associated with properly caring for and cleaning your condensing unit. Dust and debris can clog your unit, hindering its energy efficiency. The good news is that the cleaning process is simple and typically takes only a few minutes and requires nothing more than a water hose.

Watch the video below to learn how to properly clean your condensing unit or contact one of our service techs today.

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Milk Cooler Preventative Maintenance

 

Farmers and Producers know - good milk quality depends on the correct cooling and system cleanliness.

As the milk cooling experts, Paul Mueller Company recommends our equipment owners, in conjunction with a knowledgeable service technician, develop a preventative maintenance schedule before using the equipment. That plan should encompass proper cleaning and inspection schedules for all milk cooler components to keep operation optimal. The frequency of inspections will vary depending on the environmental conditions surrounding the installation and may be unique to each dairy. Here are some general guidelines to help you formulate that schedule and keep your milk cooling equipment running excellently for decades to come: 

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About Paul Mueller Company Academy

Teaching and sharing ideas has long been part of the rich heritage at Paul Mueller Company. We have almost a century of quality craftsmanship guiding the way we apply new learnings. Paul Mueller Company Academy is a collection point for those learnings, so we can collaborate and grow more successful together. You will find articles, blogs, guides, infographics and more dedicated to furthering knowledge for all, in the world of stainless steel processing equipment solutions. We hope you enjoy!