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It’s so easy Easy liner change We manage the process for you Hygienically cleaned parts Complete claw maintenance

Managing your change process and maintaining your cluster will improve animal health and milk quality.

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Automatic Scheduling We make the change process effortless and easy Changing liners is always low down on your activity or priority list so we take out all the effort for you When you sign up to the service we take all the details of your herd and parlor size – and calculate for you your planned change dates On your planned change date fresh, hygienically cleaned clusters arrive, assembled ready to go Now all you have to do is take off the used clusters, fit the new ones and then give us a call so that we can collect your used clusters

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Cluster Technology We use the latest technology to improve milking efficiency and improve teat health. Pulsation and vacuum curves through the milking cycle - at low flow

The liner

Liners stay on the teats better, with reduced squawks and slips Dryer teats – because milk is taken away more efficiently Anti-twist feature

15

50

12

40

9

30

6

3

VACUUM (kPa)

Improved teat end condition and greatly reduced congestion of the teat

INCHES OF MERCURY (inHg)

‌ the biggest advance in actually milking the cow in a generation

Mouthpiece vacuum - with the vent

Vacuum in the claw

Mouthpiece vacuum - without the vent

Pulsation curve

20

10

0 0

1

2

3

TIME (SEC)

Chart shows reduced vacuum acting on the teat when using Impulse Air which gives improved teat condition

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The CLAW

Superior vacuum stability Ergonomic design Lighter weight and robust design to avoid breakages Easy assembly and disassembly to aid cleaning Inlets positioned to give balanced alignment of the claw from front to back teats 300cc capacity

And don’t forget the Air Tubes We check and maintain your air tubes for you.

So no more leaking air tubes!

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Cluster Maintenance We maintain the cluster for you Have you ever thought about the costs you have to pay to maintain your cluster?

A broken claw bowl? Seals that age and break? Air tubes that cut and crack?

Now there are no more costs for replacing or repairing these parts. It’s all inclusive within the service Lifetime guarantee on all parts We maintain the claw We change the air tubes when required

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Accessories Options for your cluster Parlors come in many different configurations, these accessories will help ensure your parlor performs at an optimum efficiency

Wash System Components

Tubing

IP-WC Wash cup, open cup type, 1 15/16� for Boumatic trays (grooved, no stem)

Upgrade your milk tubing to Ultraclean and we can add this into your exchange program.

7312 Candlestick, medium size 1 15/16�, suitable for Delaval trays

Lengths cut to size and ready to go.

7313 Candlestick, high profile design, suitable for Delaval trays

Twin air hose sized correctly for your application

References to other manufacturers by their company names, trademarks or product references are for product identification purposes and are used only to indicate the intended purpose of Milkrite products and their compatibility with the equipment of those manufacturers.

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Low Extractables Exceeds FDA & European standards Will not crack, pit or degrade

TPV inner surface possesses a high chemical resistance, low extractables, and maintains a prolonged sanitary surface.

Rubber exterior provides flexibility, durability, and excellent ozone resistance

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Support services Part of our service includes a tune up program for your parlor. This service includes An assessment of parlor conditions and routines An assessment of pulsation and vacuum conditions to provide the optimum settings and conditions for output and teat health

We work directly with you and your dealer to keep your parlor tuned to your herd.

Liner Map - To Optimise Performance Use the liner maps to set the optimum conditions to achieve the desired output with the best teat condition

TEAT BARREL CONGESTION

TEAT END CONGESTION

TEAT END / CLAW VACUUM

B-PHASE SETTINGS

kPa

inHg

350ms

400ms

450ms

500ms

34

10.0

70%

74%

77%

80%

550ms 81%

36

10.5

73%

77%

80%

81%

82%

37

11.0

75%

79%

82%

84%

84%

39

11.5

78%

82%

84%

86%

86%

41

12.0

82%

85%

87%

88%

88%

42

12.5

85%

88%

90%

91%

91%

44

13.0

89%

91%

93%

94%

93%

46

13.5

93%

95%

96%

97%

96%

47

14.0

97%

99%

100%

100%

99%

Set vacuum to achieve best teat barrel condition

Numbers indicate the potential maximum peak flow able to be achieved at these conditions

KEY

KEY

Good

Average

Poor

Good

Average

Poor

Set B phase to achieve maximum output without teat end condition issues

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within our Cluster Exchange will give you:

Better teat health Optimal milking performance Ultimate cow comfort

feel the difference with

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MILKRITE EAST Corporate Headquarters P.O. Box 9, 110 Lincoln Street, Johnson Creek, WI 53038 USA Phone: 1.800.558.0150 / Fax: 1.800.800.5254

MILKRITE WEST Western Supply Center 4824 Enterprise Way Modesto, CA 95356 Phone: 1.800.927.4454 / Fax: 1.209.545.0272

www.milkrite.com The information in this document is not binding and can be changed without notice. Parlors and herds vary considerably, so these details are meant to be guidelines to operation only and not a specification. It remains the responsibility of the operator to ensure the correct working of the plant and the health of the animal. The Milkrite name and logo are the registered trademarks of the Avon Rubber p.l.c. group of companies. Avon Rubber p.l.c. Registered in England with number 32965 with its registered office at Hampton Park West, Semington Road, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 6NB, UK. Š2013 Avon Rubber p.l.c. All rights reserved.

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