ARCHON Industries stocks a wide range of products for the brewery and winery industries including spunding valves (also called “bunging valves”), bottle pressure testers, saccharimeters, safety valves, and tapping devices. Spunding valves are available with 1.5” tri-clamp connections and cover a wide range of pressures, ensuring constant pressure throughout the fermentation process.
What is spunding?
In the brewery industry, spunding is a process often used by brewers to naturally carbonate their beer. A device called a spunding valve is attached to tanks late in fermentation, when most of the sugars in the wort have been processed by the yeast.
How does a spunding valve work?
A spunding valve works like a pressure release valve. It comprises of an airlock-like valve, which can be adjusted to dial in the exact pressure that it will hold and has an integrated gauge that shows the tank’s pressure.
Are spare parts available for spunding products?
ARCHON Industries stocks various replacement parts and repair kits for spunding valves.