Cream Setting Pan, deep, iron with tinplate, made by J. T. M

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Bega Cheese Heritage Centre

Name/Title

Cream Setting Pan, deep, iron with tinplate, made by J. T. M

About this object

Cream setting pan used prior to the invention of mechanical separators. Milk was poured into the pan and then left to sit for 24 to 36 hours to enable the fat globules to coagulate and form cream.

This cream was then skimmed off the underling skim milk with a skimmer.

Medium and Materials

Iron and tinplate with rolled edges. Brand mark on inner base. Pan body constructed in parts with 4 sections attached by overlapping seams. Base welded to sides.

Object Type

Setting Pan

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