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Cream Pump

c. 1940 - 1950

A small electric pump with poly piping which would have fed the cream from the Holding Vat into the Butter Churn

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It is unknown whether this Tipping Vat was actually used in this Butter Factory but we do know it was used in a Butter Factory here in the south west.



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The Cream Pump was used to assist the transfer of cream from the Holding Vat to the Butter Churn. The earliest butter factories would have had manually operated Cream Pumps, but later years would have seen introduction of mechanised pumps which would have used steam and then electricity.

c. 1940 - 1950
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Cream Pump
Cream Pump showing the cream pipes from the Holding Vat and to the Butter Churn