March 14th, 2022EPDM vs. Butyl: Which Works Best for Your Next Winery or Brewery Hose?
Recently, EPDM hoses—once viewed as “old school”—have been making a comeback for wineries and breweries. Let's find out why.
December 15th, 2021The Best Mash Pumps for Breweries
You can move mash without burning up or clogging a pump. You just have to pick the right one. We help you decide in this article.
December 3rd, 2021Cartridge Filter FAQ
Don't know a micron from a membrane? Aggravated by all the acronyms in the filtration world? Here are some common questions we get when people are starting to look at cartridge filtration.
November 3rd, 2021Top Five Tips for Buying Distillery Equipment
We've worked with a lot of distilleries—particularly startups. Here are some tips for equipment purchasing to help everyone from beginner to seasoned veteran.
October 28th, 2021Bell Wine Cellars Maintains their Equipment for Predictability: A Case Study for TCW’s Equipment Services
How one famous Napa Valley Winery relies on TCW for servicing their Ragazzini, Ampco, and Jabsco pumps.
August 22nd, 2021Lenticular vs. Plate & Frame Filtration
Lenticular and plate & frame filtration are very similar, but have some important differences. Let's go over their differences and consider which is right for you.
August 13th, 2021How Much Is a Ton? Press Sizing for Wineries
A ton is a ton, right? Not quite. Let's clear up some sizing mistakes for wine presses.
March 1st, 2021The Guide To Basket Presses
The basket press is perhaps the most iconic piece of winemaking equipment in the world. Let's take a look at how they operate and how they're best utilized.
February 22nd, 2021How to Build a Winery Crush Pad, Part Two: Selecting a Press
Let's talk about everyone's favorite part of a crush pad: the press.
February 19th, 2021The 100-Year Pump Maker
2021 is the 100-year anniversary of one of our favorite pump makers.
February 9th, 2021The Care and Cleaning of Brewery Hose
Good hose isn't cheap (and cheap hose isn't good), so you want to take care of what you have. It's the key to consistency in your product. We'll outline some tips for taking care of hose so that it lasts longer
January 19th, 2021TCW DoublePlus Case Study: Alchemy Distillery
See how our "DoublePlus" filtration cart with pump helps smooth out one distillery's spirits.
December 22nd, 2020How to Build a Winery Crush Pad, Part One
If you're just starting to build out your commercial crush pad, here are some things to keep in mind.
December 20th, 2020MiniMax Bottle Rinser Case Study: Legends Distillery
Take a look at how the MiniMax Recirculating Bottle Rinser helped streamline production for award-winning spirits producer Legends Distillery.
November 11th, 2020The Guide to Air Diaphragm Pumps
No electricity? No problem. Air diaphragm pumps excel for applications where you want to keep electricity out, or for shear-sensitive products. Let us take you on a whirlwind tour of the AODD pump world.
October 23rd, 2020Do Impeller Pumps "Beat Up" Wine?
We hear fairly often from winemakers who have been told that an impeller pump will "beat up" their wine. Let's break that down.
May 12th, 2020Announcing Sraml Wine Presses
We're pleased to bring Sraml's Eco & Professional line wine presses to our catalog.
February 26th, 2020The Best Must Pumps for Wineries
If you're ready to graduate from "Bucket Brigade" for moving must, here are some tips on which pumps work best for your needs and budget.
October 27th, 2019How to Size Your Air Compressor for an Air Diaphragm Pump
One of the main questions people ask when considering one of our SimpleSeries Air Diaphragm Pumps is "what size compressor do I need?" Let's review the factors we need to take into consideration.
October 21st, 2019How Californians Can Save on Sales Tax at TCW
California is an expensive state to live and run a business. But here's a quick way to save money—possibly a lot.
October 16th, 2019The Best First Pump To Buy: Winery Edition
People who are just starting up a new winery often ask us which pumps they should get first. Here's a reference to three types of pump that we think make excellent first choices for new wineries.
October 15th, 2019The Top 3 Craft Distillery Tools
Basically, this is what you need if you are expanding or starting new.
October 15th, 2019The Guide to Flexible Impeller Pumps
Flexible Impeller Pumps are quite often the first pump that a facility will buy. Sometimes they're the last pump they need to buy. They are rugged, versatile, and uncomplicated in design.
October 15th, 2019The Peristaltic Pump Guide for Wineries
Peristaltic pumps have grown in popularity because of their reputation for being the most gentle pump and the most powerful pump available. But how can they be both? Find out…