Pumps: A Brewer’s Perspective

Craft Brewers Conference 2022
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Speakers: Andy Tveekrem

Pumps are ubiquitous in a brewery and they represent a significant investment for both start-up and continuing operations. This seminar looks at the various types of pumps normally found in brewery operations and discusses practical aspects of sizing, installing, operating, and maintaining them. Areas of focus will be pumping beer, hot wort, water, glycol, yeast, Diatomaceous Earth (DE) slurry, spent grains, and chemicals.

Learning Objectives:

  • Compare proper beer pumping practices to pumping water
  • Explore various pump types and how they operate
  • Understand the importance of system design and installation
  • Discuss operational safety aspects in relation to pump curves
  • Learn how to evaluate used pumps for your process

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