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MilkyLAB Steam Melter-Stretcher LAB 18/50


Mozzarella, Buffalo Mozzarella, Kashkaval, Analogue Mozzarella, and Processed and Spread Cheese.

It is suitable for processing fresh and industrial blocks of curd, buffalo curd, powders, rennet casein, starch, and vegetable or animal fat.


  • Mozzarella, pizza cheese, and analogue cheese
  • Possibility to use fresh and industrial curd, powdered ingredients, spices, and flavors
  • Direct steam injection into the product or in the double jacket
  • Standardization of moisture in the final product
  • Ideal for R&B laboratories, supermarkets, farms, and restaurants
  • PLC for the recipe management


  • Entirely built in AISI 304 stainless steel, double-wall vat for the steam injection into the jacket
  • Product stretching is performed either by direct steam injection, into the product or in the double jacket
  • Reduction of heating and stretching time thanks to the steam injection
  • There will not be more fatty liquid to be purified as all water added is absorbed by the product during steam stretching
  • More production yield than the traditional systems by hot water
  • The stretcher consists of a cradle vat with 2 bi-directional augers, that function as kneading tools and are controlled by a variable speed inverter
  • The stretching vat is equipped with a steam-heated jacket
  • Parts that encounter the product are shot-peened with quartz microspheres and the augers feature Teflon coating
  • Openable lid for loading and monitoring the productive process phases
  • Thermoregulatorwith digital display for temperature control
  • Electrical control panel with IP 65 protection equipped by a “touch screen” panel and PLC Siemens
  • Security sensors according to the CEE regulations
  • Significant energy saving by reducing steam consumption
  • Ideal for R&D laboratories, supermarkets, farms, and restaurants


  • Hourly Production: 150-200 kg /h – from 20 kg up to 50 kg/ batch

    Dimensions: 104 x 92 x 160 h cm

    Weight: 450 kg

    Electric Power: 5 kw

    Material: AISI 304 stainless steel

    Operating Pressure: 0,5 bar

    Steam Consumption: 50 kg/h


  • Filter to sterilize steam with cartridge filter
  • Second extra motorization for augers independent running


The machine is manufactured according to current regulations on hygiene and sanitization.