Farmers and homeowners receive homemade cream, cottage cheese and sour cream using special separators. They have different designs and prices. We will find out which devices are most popular among connoisseurs of natural products.
How to choose a separator
Before buying a separator, it is worth understanding how the devices differ from each other. The main differences are in the following characteristics:
- type of drive. Separators are manual and electric.
- receiver capacity. The best option is 6-10 liters of milk.
- Dimensions of the device itself. Compact models fit easily in the kitchen but produce less product.
- Number of drum revolutions per minute. The speed ranges from 8 to 14 thousand rotations per minute.
- Performance. Dividers produce 50 to 100 liters of product per hour.
First of all, you need to understand how much milk you plan to beat into cream. Then you need to read the reviews of consumers and decide on the amount available. The rating of the best separators, compiled on the basis of the main characteristics of cream separators, will help in choosing.
Rating of the best separators
Sich SCM-100-18 L4275
In the first place in the rating is the centrifugal milk separator “Motor Sich”. It is equipped with an electric drive, the capacity of which is 100 liters per hour. The device separates whole milk into skimmed product and cream. It simultaneously cleans the liquid from contaminants. The separator is used in farms and at home. The body is made of metal, and the twelve-liter bowl is made of food-grade aluminum. Separator power is 60W. The weight of the product is 6 kilograms.
The owners of the device, who live in the village and keep cattle, cannot do without such a model. Buyers note that the device has been working for many years without interruption. They are delighted with homemade sour cream. With 7.5 liters of milk comes out 0.5 liters of product. The price of the product is about 7500 rubles. It fully justifies the durability and efficiency of the device.
- easy washing;
- operational safety;
- good value for money;
- reliable material;
- high performance;
- optimum power.
The separator “Salyut Penzmash” is intended for the same purpose as the previous participant in the rating. After straining the milk, it cleans it with an internal filter. The receiver is made of high quality aluminum and has a capacity of 12 liters. The model features a modern electric motor without electric brushes, built-in overload protection, manual adjustment of the cylinder rotation speed.
The motor ensures smooth start of the machine and stable operation. The capacity of the separator is 80 liters per hour. The device is equipped with a signaling readiness for operation. Customers liked the compact dimensions of the device and the affordable price of the product.
- long period of continuous operation;
- lack of electric brushes;
- big bowl.
- easily soiled due to the light body.
The Irid cream separator has been produced for more than 10 years. It has established itself as an easy-to-use and simple device, characterized by reliability and durability. This is an inexpensive device with a capacity of 50 liters per hour. The body of the product is made of durable plastic. The separator has a nice appearance and is small in size.
The main advantage of the model is a new type of electric drive. Friction in it is carried out by bearings. The speed of rotation of the drum is from 8 to 12 thousand revolutions per minute. The model is capable of operating at a voltage of 160 watts. Judging by the opinions of farmers, this is one of the best separators for goat milk that is produced in Russia.
- detailed instructions;
- reliable operation;
- effective work;
- adjustment of fat content of cream;
- strong cylinder;
- economical energy class.
- there are no major downsides.
Modification of the next rating entrant allows fine adjustment of the fat content of the cream and protects the separator from overloads. This is achieved thanks to the smooth adjustment of the number of revolutions of the drum. The device is easy to use, easy to clean and store. It weighs only 3 kilograms, and the productivity reaches 80 liters per hour.
The total bowl has a volume of five and a half liters. The cylinder is made of food steel, not subject to corrosion. The separator complies with all sanitary and hygienic standards. Vibrations and splashes of the product are excluded. Buyers note that with daily washing and careful care, the separator lasts for more than one year. The price ranges from 3500 to 5 thousand rubles.
- increased wear resistance;
- compliance with SanPin standards;
- overload protection;
- reasonable price;
- cleaning from pollution;
- cream fat regulator.
- small bowl.
Household divider “Ural M” is available in two versions – with speed control and without it. Its productivity is 60 liters per hour, and the rotational speed is from 9 to 12.5 thousand revolutions. It enters the operating mode in one or two minutes. For comparison: the previous participants in the rating are ready for separation in a few seconds.
The time of continuous operation is no more than 30 minutes. The capacity of the milk receiver holds five and a half liters. Judging by the responses of customers, they choose this model for its lightness and compactness. The product is made in white and costs a little more than 5 thousand rubles.
- economical energy consumption;
- motor overload protection;
- light in weight.
- 2 minutes before operating mode;
- brand color.
The next participant in the rating combines two devices at once, which are necessary for the owners of cattle. The manual device not only separates the cream from the dairy product, but also whips the butter. The process is accompanied by cleaning from contaminants. The model is perfect for making sour cream, cottage cheese and mayonnaise.
The volume of the milk tank is 5.5 liters, the capacity is 50 liters per hour. With the help of a separator, you can replace the dough. The butter whips up in just 10 minutes. Reviews about the model are mostly positive. However, some buyers were confused due to the complexity of the assembly. The price of the product ranges from 2500 to 4 thousand rubles.
- the presence of a butter churn;
- metal drum;
- affordable price;
- cute appearance.
- short service life according to the manufacturer (3 years);
- low productivity;
Rotor SP 003-01
The electric device “Rotor SP 003-01” processes whole milk and cleans the final product from random impurities. This is a compact separator that allows you to get tasty and thick cream. It is characterized by economical energy consumption and adjustment of the fat content of the product. The exit of the cylinder to the operating mode takes no more than two minutes.
The bowl with outlets is made of heat-resistant plastic. The capacity of the milk tank is 5.5 liters. Efficient separation occurs at a speed of 12 thousand revolutions. In one hour, the machine processes more than 55 liters of milk. This product became the owner of the award as the best household appliance.
- variety of colors (yellow and red);
- economical energy consumption;
- high efficiency;
- affordable price.
- long wash of all parts.
Siberia-2, 60 l/h, 5.5 l
Separator “Siberia-2” is distinguished by its compact design, ease of use and reliable electric motor. With a motor power of 80 watts, the drum speed reaches 12 thousand revolutions. Continuous work – half an hour. Access to operating speed – from 1 to 2 minutes. The capacity of the milk receiver is 5.5 liters. In the manufacture of the device used environmentally friendly materials.
Judging by the reviews of the owners, the separator does not make noise during operation. Despite the small volume of the receiver, you can add milk if you need to process a large amount of product. The price of the product fully corresponds to the declared characteristics.
- reliable design;
- high performance;
- modern design;
- ease of maintenance;
- environmental friendliness;
- quiet work.
Neptune qi 061261.002
The Neptune electric separator completes the rating. It stands out with a stable speed of operation and performs its tasks efficiently even with a decrease in the voltage in the network. The model is chosen for the presence of a fat content regulator, a modern electric motor and increased reliability. The service life is 8 years. The duration of the work cycle depends on the fat content of milk and its contamination.
For the separator will have to pay about three thousand rubles. This is the optimal cost for a device whose productivity reaches 50 liters per hour. Judging by customer reviews, buying a drum sleeve if it breaks is quite problematic.
- compact size;
- motor overload protection;
- long service life;
- modern reliable design.
- in the event of a breakdown, it is difficult to find spare parts.