IBC Cleaning

Hygienic, automatic, reliable

Hygienically designed IBC system enables faster machinery cleaning.

Benefits of Matcon Cleaning Systems

Reduce downtime by cleaning IBCs off-line with a safe, repeatable wash sequence.

Machinery cleaning systems from manual to fully automatic, air-wash to wet-wash are available.

Wash Lance

The simplest way to clean IBCs.


Wet Wash

Full wash cycle using water.


Air Wash

Faster cleaning using only air.


Supported Industries

Our machinery cleaning equipment is extensively used in the following industries

Wash Lance

The wash lance offers the simplest of cleaning mechanisms.

A simple lance arrangement is mounted on to an IBC lid for manual fitting.

A high pressure jet of water is sprayed on all internal surfaces of the IBC to remove residue.

Simple Cleaning Operations Using the Wet Wash Lance
Features at a glance

High-pressure spray lance arrangement.

Cleans IBC internal surfaces.

Manual operation.


We want you to make the most of your investment so we support you by offering a full range of original spares and a Maintenance Service.



Using original spare parts ensures reliability and helps to protect your investment. Delivery times are kept minimal to reduce downtime.


Regularly serviced equipment delivers greater efficiency & reliability compared to equipment that is left to run without attention.


Our Account Managers are in an ideal position to provide advice on upgrades that will enable you to maintain your competitive edge.

Wet Wash Module

Wet Wash for inside washing of IBCs

Complete inside wash and dry without removing the Cone Valve.

A high pressure jet of water is sprayed on all internal surfaces of the IBC to remove any powder residue.

The drainage frame includes a cone lifter for automatic cleaning of the outlet with the Cone Valve in situ.

Effective machinery cleaning.

Features at a glance

Automatic operation.

Auto Lid with high pressure spray lance.

Drainage framework with cone lifter.

Optional service skid with heater & chemical dosing.

Repeatable & validatable process.

Air Wash Module

Pressurised air is used to expel powder dust & residue.

Using only air removes the risk of waterborne bacterial growth.  

Particularly valuable in sites handling dairy products or infant nutrition.

Residual powder waste is collected by a dust extraction unit.

Effective machinery cleaning.

Air-Washing for IBCs providing effective cleaning
Features at a glance

Fast clean off in 6-10 minutes.

Pressurised air spray (no need for detergents, hot water or hot air).

Auto lid placement.

Validatable process.

Automatic cone lifter.

The Matcon Powder
Handling System

The Matcon system is based on using Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs) to transport powders between manufacturing steps and to blend powders to a homogenous mix.

System Modules

By decoupling the manufacturing steps we enable manufacturers to achieve a flexible manufacturing system.


No waiting for formulation.

Fill IBCs off-line for improved efficiency.



Mix any recipe, any time.

Eliminate time-consuming cleaning for instant recipe changeovers.



Prevent mix segregation.

Use the IBC Cone Valve for right first time, every time production.