100 Liter (26.4 gal) Stainless Steel Fermenter - SHORT - Ships UPS. Tank comes with 1/2 inch chrome ball valve and is 500 mm in diameter and 600 mm high. Our Stainless Steel Variable Capacity Tanks are manufactured by Marchisio of Italy. Fratella Marchisio is a leading company in the production of products and equipment for the commercial wine industry and home wine making industry. There products such as stainless steel tanks, grape crushers and destemmers along with fruit presses are of the highest quality. The ones you purchase from us are the same ones sold to commercial wineries throughout the world. Our stainless steel tanks provide a versatile alternative for the home winemaker as well as wineries. Utilizing a floating lid, variable size batches of wine may be processed when the availability of ingredients is limited. Normal processing as well as long term storage and aging may be accomplished in these tanks. The variable capacity tanks are supplied with a floating lid which is held in place and sealed with an inflatable gasket similar to a bicycle tube. When inflated, the gasket seals the lid against the sides of the tank to provide a dust free and oxygen free environment. The tank is also supplied with a stainless steel ball valve with a tapered nozzle and a two stage waterless air lock which is threaded into the lid. These items are usually in stock and can be shipped via UPS oversize or local pick up is available. Actual weight is 21lbs but ships at the 99lb rate by UPS.