Vacuum Pumps for Maple Sugar Extraction
Extraction Vacuum Pumps for Maple Sugar Production by Becker Pumps of Canada
Those in the business of making maple sugar know that timing is everything. With such a short window to extract sap from the maple trees, maple sugar producers must maximize that extraction process. At the same time, all equipment must maintain the quality and food regulation standards of the industry. Becker Pumps of Canada has vacuum pumps for maple sap extraction that meet all these requirements and more!
Increase sap yield with vacuum pumps for maple sugar production
Becker Pumps of Canada can’t help you with the weather to increase you sap yield, but we can help you get the most of the extraction days you do have. Even your weeping flows will enjoy greater production. Our vacuum pumps are perfectly suited for maple sugar extraction. First, they exceed 29” mercury for the best vacuum possible. In addition, they receive a 100% use factor rating, so your operating time is maximized. And, of course, our extraction vacuum pumps function beautifully outdoors and require minimal maintenance.
Single Phase Pump Options Now Available!
We’re pleased to announce that your pump options for your maple sugar sap extraction just got even better! Now even the most remote locations can enjoy the benefits of adding a Becker Pumps of Canada pump to their process. How? Our new single phase pumps mean you can run our three phase vacuum pumps using only single phase power with our 230 volt single phase variable frequency drive. In addition, this new option is
- Perfect for Remote Locations: Requires only single phase power, so it works where 3 phase power is not available.
- Ideal for Cold Weather: Slow ramp up starting (0-60 Hz) reduces inrush current and motor strain
- Perfect for Production Cost Control: Replace many small pumps with one large pump. As a result, you’ll enjoy increased efficiency and reduced maintenance costs.
Our extraction vacuum pumps meet all your needs.
We designed our pumps for the maple sugar industry with their specific needs in mind. In short, that means all of the following can be said about our extraction vacuum pumps:
- Exceed 29” mercury, greatly increasing sap yield
- Are rated for 100% use factor
- Can be operated outdoors
- Require minimal maintenance
Factors to consider when selecting a vacuum pump for your sap extraction operation
Getting the right sized pump for your maple sugar sap extraction needs depends of several factors, For instance, how many lines your operation runs impacts the motor strength needed. Likewise, the diameter and total distance of your tubing also can impact the vacuum pump specifications that will work best for your facility.
At Becker Pumps of Canada, you don’t have to figure out the best vacuum pump for extracting sap on your own.