Maker and Role
Murray Deodorizers Limited, Manufacturer
Vacreator - a vacuum unit operated by steam and water which produces a vacuum in the separator chambers. There the cream and steam is mixed and passed through the 4 separator chambers where the cream is passed off for further processing into butter. The steam is returned back though a Heat Exchanger (Economajor) heating water for further use in the factory. The entire system is made up of stainless steel.
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel/Stainless Steel
Signature/Marks and Type
VACREATOR CREAM PASTEURISING PLANT / IPENZ RECOGNISES THIS ENGINEERING WORK AS AN / IMPORTANT PART OF N.Z.'S ENGINEERING HERITAGE. / INVENTED BY LAMONT MURRAY IN 1923 TO DEODORISE / CREAM WITH STEAM PRIOR TO BUTTERMAKING IT IS NOW / USED IN BUTTER FACTORIES WORLD WIDE. / DEVELOPMENT: MURRAY DEODORISERS, N.Z. DAIRY RESEARCH AND / PROTECH ENGINEERING LTD / MANUFACTURER: PROTECH ENGINEERING LTD / [...] Embossed
Murray Deodorizers Limited. Circa 1930. Vacuum Pasteuriser [Vacreator], 1990.14. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).