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A fine-tension controller adjusts stone pressure during the refining/conching stage allowing makers greater control over the finished product.

Machine can be operated by single person.  Door-to-door shipping worldwide.

Optional upgrades are available for this model.

Melangers in action


  • Custom-made in the USA.
  • Highest-quality, USA-made components and food-grade sealants are used in all DCM Melangers.
  • Only all-natural, high-quality granite stones are used in all DCM Melangers.
  • Direct Drive from the fully sealed gearbox, with no belts or chains to maintain, designed for continuous use without requiring maintenance.
  • Drum tilting mechanism to easily unload product. Machine can be handled by a single operator.
  • This DCM Melanger model is available in a 100-120V / 200-230V / 400-440V model, working on Single-Phase or Three-Phase. Power customizations are possible, contact us with your request to evaluate feasibility.
  • Variable bowl speed from 0 to 120 rpm.
  • All-Stainless Steel extra heavy duty frame for reliability and hygiene.
  • Refiner features leveling caster wheels for convenience, machine can be leveled on an uneven floor.
  • Metal mating surfaces are rubber mounted to reduce vibration and improve performance.
  • Easy-to-access Emergency Stop Button.
  • Motor overload protection shuts down entire machine should it ever draw too much current at any time, preventing it from overheating.
  • Fine tension controller to adjust stone pressure during the refining process provides artisans with complete control over the process.
  • The machine is easy to service with a few tools and with basic knowledge.
  • Spare parts are stocked and delivered quickly to avoid extended downtime.
  • Motor is made in the USA
  • UL and CE certified
  • 1 year limited manufacturer’s warranty.

Optional Upgrades*

  • Double Stainless Steel Wipers: This upgrade allows makers to choose all-stainless steel wipers providing years of performance. 
  • Pressure Gauge Dial: A handy monitoring system that allows makers to measure stone pressure during production. Aids in the manual tension application.
  • Pneumatic Pressure System: This device helps to ensure that uniform force is applied between the roller stones and the bottom bed stone during production. As a result,  production is more efficient and more consistent from batch to batch.
  • Rapid Refiner: This upgrade helps makers control the temperature and aeration of the chocolate during the entire process thus reducing refining and conching time by as much as 30%. Helps to release the naturally present fats in the cocoa beans and nuts.

Technical Specifications and Dimensions

  • UL, CE, and CSA approved.
  • Motor: 2 HP.
  • Phase: 1 or 3
  • A/C Line Input Amps: 15 amps (1 phase) or 10 amps (3 phase)
  • Maximum Continuous load current 3 (RMS amps per Phase):  6.7 amps
  • Capacity: 100 lbs/ 45 kgs of Chocolate per batch.
  • Approximate overall weight: 400 lbs/180kg
  • Approximate Machine Size: 28x32x50 inch / 72x82x127 cm
  • Single-phase machine plug: L6-20 NEMA plug, Three-phase machine plug: L14-20 NEMA plug
*Kindly note that these machines are custom made. All optional upgrades must be ordered and assembled at time of purchase.
To order this item or to obtain further information, please click the Contact us link and completely fill out the form.
NOTE: Due to continuous product improvement, design changes are made from time to time. Some changes and modifications may not be covered in this page.

Customer Credits: Bare Bones Chocolate, Lavaloha, Moka Origins, Exquisito Chocolates