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GW KENT

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Address

506 S. Huron St.
Ypsilanti
MI, 48197
United States
Phone
(800) 333-4288
Fax
(734) 572-0097
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Providing innovative products since 1985

We focus on quality & value for our customers. Our modern, state of the art production and warehouse facility enables extensive inventory for quick delivery. Our Mid-West metro location provides easy logistic access and economical transportation costs. 

We offer complete lines of stainless steel tanks, fittings, barrel racks, pumps, filters, crushers, presses, yeast, hose and miscellaneous equipment.  Please contact us or visit our website for more information.

Winery


From destemmers to corkers to label printers, whether you have a prestige vintage cellar or a country winery, we have the quality products you need.

Stainless Steel Barrel Racks
Stainless Steel Barrel Racks
304 Stainless Steel, 16 Gauge thickness, and electropolished
Powder Coated Barrel Racks
Powder Coated Barrel Racks
16 Gauge mild steel, made in USA
Goodyear Vintner Hose
Goodyear Vintner Hose
Available in many sizes with or without TC hose adaptors
6 Spout Gravity Filler
6 Spout Gravity Filler
Made of 304 Stainless Steel, this manual filler automatically stops at a desired fill height, and accommodates a wide range of bottle sizes/shapes.
Stainless Steel Tanks
Stainless Steel Tanks
Closed top, open top, variable capacity? We carry a large stock of wine tanks in a variety of different sizes.

News Archive


New Stainless Steel Low Profile Double Barrel Racks
10 October, 2018

• Made of 304 stainless steel, 16 gauge (1.5 mm thickness) and electro-polished.

• Low profile fork opening, 3" for saving space in the cellar.

• Recommended maximum stacking height of 5 layers.

For more information, click here


New Colorstorm Hoses
24 August, 2018

New Professional Grade Water Hoses

- Kink resistant, professional-grade EPDM material

- Hot water resistant to 160 F

- 3/4" x 50' with durable yellow exterior

- Nickel plated brass garden hose end fittings 3/4"

 

Learn more about our Colorstorm Hoses

Colorstorm Hose


In Stock for Harvest: Open Top Fermentors
12 July, 2014

New for 2014:   500 gallon open top fermentors.  Available in 2 styles, with legs or forkliftable channels.  11 gauge 304 stainless steel with a highly polished sanitary mirror finish.  Please click the links below for full specifications:

Open top with legs

Open Top Fermentor with Legs

 

Open top with fork lift channels

Open Top with Fork Lift Channels

 


Introducing: The Moog BRA Barrel Washer
16 June, 2014

 This handheld unit cleans the inside of the barrel and siphons off the dirty water at the same time.  The built-in high-pressure injector system creates a very strong vacuum, which sucks the barrel empty during and after the cleaning process.  There is no need to turn each barrel, resulting in improved operational safety.  Click here to learn more.

Moog


New 5 Gallon Dispensing Kegs
10 November, 2013

New for December of 2013:  stainless steel 5 gallon dispensing kegs.  Great for topping small lots of barrels or serving wine to your thirsty customers. 

Sanitary stainless steel construction is based on a custom fabricated 2” tri-clamp cap and includes:

  • Fixed pipe for drawing liquid from the bottom of the keg
  • Pressure relief valve
  • Ball valve for gas inlet

Topping Keg

For more information please visit our website.


Monitor your water usage with a flowmeter
27 October, 2013

With growing concerns over water usage in the wine industry, the simple implementation of a flow meter allows for accurate monitoring and improved water management.  Smarter water usage can save time, save money, improve grape quality, and enhance the sustainability of your operation. 

At GW Kent, we offer several makes and models of flow meters (Turbine and Electromagnetic) in a variety of diameters as well as for varying degrees of sanitary applications. 

Please, click here to view our complete line of flow meters. 

Flow Meter


Introducing: The Dugar Automatic Barrel Washer
11 October, 2013

New barrel automatic washers from Dugar (Spain).  Includes:

  • Stainless steel construction
  • Dugar's patented "3D Wash" technology
  • Siemen's PLC Touch Screen Controls
  • Automatic bung hole positioning
  • Handles up to 100 bars of water pressure and temperatures up to 90C (194F)
  • Optional steam connection (steam generator not included)

Dugar Barrel Washer

 

Click here to see the barrel washer in action.  Please visit our website for additional information and pricing.


New Venturi Injectors
30 September, 2013

New from GW Kent, Venturi Injectors for liquid additions or introducing air/gas to your juice/must/wine.  Made of ASME certified 304 stainless steel and available in either 1.5" or 2" TC connections.  The sight glass allows for crystal clear monitoring of gas or liquid influx.  

Please visit www.gwkent.com for more information.

Venturi


Upgraded Selection of Kegs!
19 August, 2013

Keg

We've upgraded our line of stainless steel kegs to include a variety of sizes and connections to meet any winery application.  

  • Sankey
  • Triclamp
  • Cleaning kegs
  • Complete barrel topping systems
  • Couplers
  • Keg accessories

For more information, please visit us online


New Synthetic Cork Offerings from Syntec
05 August, 2013

 Syntek

GW Kent is now offering Syntek “I-Tek” closures.  Syntec (Rivesaltes, France) is the world’s second largest producer of synthetic closures, and the industry leader in France.  The I-Tek closures are made of injected polyethylene (PE), which offers consistent oxygen transfer rates of 0.0595 cm3/day/stopper/bottle.  The outer coatings are made of a food-safe mixture of paraffin & silicone, for good sealing & bottle extraction.  GW Kent is now carrying 38x22mm closures, sold in 1000 pcs/bag.  Please contact us about bulk quantity purchases (greater than 50,000 pcs).  For more information, visit http://www.gwkent.com/synthetic-wine-cork.html