The clawpiece of a milking machine is an integral part of how the machine performs. The clawpiece is the only part of the machine that repeatedly touches the cow. Therefore it needs to be of the highest quality material to provide a stress free procedure for the cows and also the operator. At Boumatic Gascoigne melotte we supply Clawpieces that suit all types of milking machines. Our two main types of clawpiece are the Isolac 400 and the Flowstar max clawpiecs.
This is a large capiticy clawpiece with a very robust design. Made from high quality stainless steel with a transparent body which gives excellent milk flow visibility. The steel is easy to keep clean and the raised calibrated air bleed is also easy to locate and clean. The shells are all made from steel and ensure excellent milking out and good udder health. This clawpiece has a capiticty of 400ml, the reason the capacity is so high is to suit high yielding cows and also to maintain vacuum levels and reduce the impact on teat ends. The Isolac 400 achieves the perfect balance of weight and performance to benefit udder health which is the basics of profitable milk production.
This is the most durable clawpiece on the market. Made from a dairy approved engineered resin the clawpiece is guaranteed for 5 years and can withstand over 7000 pounds of force, that makes it stronger than steel and less vulnerable if cows hoof stands on them. It has an intenal capacity of over 340ml which makes it one of the larger clawpieces on the market. the Flowstar Max is also the lightest clawpiece on the market, weighting only around 1.7kg with liners and shells included. This means the weight is been taken off the cow and the operator to make the milking process more comfortable. Made to suit the cow’s teats the front two shells are wider than the back two so that it is will sit very comfortably and straight on the cow. It has X crossed inlets which allows the milk to enter and leave the clawpiece very efficiently and quickly. The neat design of the rubber short tubes inside the liners of the clawpieces reduces the potential of cow kick off and also helps balance the clawpiece under the cow. For the best milk out and most user friendly claw on the market choose the Flowstar Max Clawpiece.