9 Litre Cast Iron Spindle Press

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A 9 litre spindle press constructed from durable cast iron, full usage instructions and a starter guide to juice and cider making.

  • The entry level model in our highly acclaimed cast iron range of fruit presses.

  • Uncompromising quality – built to last a lifetime, from the finest materials: cast iron for the base, sustainably sourced beechwood for the cage and pressure plate, and 304 grade stainless steel for the spindle mechanism.

  • Each one is built by hand and delivered to you fully assembled and ready to go.

  • Uses a spindle mechanism and pressure plate to gently extract juice from your fruit, retaining the maximum amount of nutrients and flavour possible.

  • The original method of fruit pressing first pioneered centuries ago by French winemakers.

All our presses come with a comprehensive 2 year warranty against faulty workmanship. Should any part of the press fail during normal use then just let us know and we’ll repair or replace it for you.

Note: Apples must be crushed into a pomace before pressing. See 'How To Crush Apples' and 'Crushers and Mills' for further info. The 'Pulpmaster with Bucket' is a very popular, low budget choice which is ideal for use with the 9 litre cast iron press.

The press is super easy to use! Even children can have a go and enjoy their making their own fresh fruit juice! (With adult supervision of course). Here's how:

  1. Set up the press cage on the metal base.
  2. Fill with crushed fruit.
  3. Place the two halves of the pressure plate over the fruit pulp and fit the press block and mechanism onto the spindle.
  4. Using the supplied metal handle for additional leverage, twist the spindle mechanism the begin pressing the fruit.
  5. In no time at all you will see fresh juice beginning to flow from between the slats!
  6. Be sure to have a bucket or other vessel at the ready to catch the juice.
  7. Store the juice for later, or enjoy it right away if it's just too irresistible!

  • Robust cast iron base plate with lip supported on strong cast iron legs which can be bolted to a table
  • Holds up to 8½ kg (18 lbs) of crushed fruit, producing up to 3.5 litres (6 pints) of juice from each pressing
  • Ironwork protected by a tough EU/British standard, food-grade coating 
  • Press cage made from sustainable oak staves, girded by iron hoops
  • Includes 2 semi-circular beech discs and spacer blocks
  • Stainless steel spindle bolted, not welded, to the base for easy removal in case of damage
  • Leg boltholes allow press to be mounted on a stand or table at a convenient working height 
  • Basic Cider & Juice Making booklet by Alex Hill  
  • A free tub of food grade grease is supplied with this press 
  • Height: 59cm / 23¼" 
  • Cage diameter: 23.5cm / 9¼" 
  • Overall diameter: 36cm / 14¼" 
  • Weight: 14kg / 31 lbs 

Easy to clean, simply hose down with fresh water after use and dry with a clean cloth. Lubricate the non-food contact metal parts with food grade grease; this will also inhibit corrosion of these parts. Store in a clean, dry place.