Important for performance and gentle on the udder:
A constant milking vacuum is much more than a mere calculation of pump capacity and milk line diameter!
GEA Farm Technologies vacuum technology is the prerequisite for gentle, animal-friendly milking: Low vacuum means less stress for teats which is a great benefit for udder health.
The second prerequisite for successful milking is a constant vacuum: Many years of experience have lead to a parlour layout which matches pump capacity to certain pipeline diameters with the goal to get a constant vacuum in all parts of the milking installation. This is particularly important for the area between clawpiece and milk line.
The third factor is a safety issue: Our principal is to provide you with an generous vacuum performance that can compensate easily for sudden and unpredictable vacuum swings due to unexpected air inlets.
Vacuum Pumps One of the most important prerequisites for gentle, economical milking is a low, constant milking vacuum at the udder. more
Vacuum Control The vacuum control valves Vacurex and Commander 5K provide a constant vacuum even with high variations in load. more