Tank cleaning – Silo cleaning – Container cleaning

As a market leader in the area of professional cleaning systems, we provide a customised solution for container interior cleaning for every purpose. We support our customers with advice and planning, from construction to handover, and then with the ongoing maintenance of your systems. We convince with innovative concepts and comprehensive service. Tailormade solutions – from modular to turnkey.

Independent tank interior cleaning with Kärcher

The right solution for every industry.

Freight logistics is a key task in almost all sectors of the economy worldwide. The quantities of materials transported are enormous. Liquid, pasty, powdered or solid substances. Filled in tanks, containers, barrels and all types of containers for storage, material handling or transport. Kärcher supplies cleaning systems for companies of all sizes in all industries and for all types of containers.

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Systems for all container cleaning needs.

Reliable tank and container cleaning systems are needed in transport/logistics as well as the chemical industry. The increasing flow of goods as a consequence of globalisation has resulted in higher cleaning quality requirements. In addition to stringent quality standards such as HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) and SQAS (Safety and Quality Assessment System), harmonised cleaning certificates such as the ECD (European Cleaning Document) must be complied with. With a total of about 200,000 substances, this is a task that requires years of expertise. Every Kärcher cleaning system is specifically designed for the relevant substances. Specially developed Kärcher cleaning agents are an essential part of this system. Ensuring work safety is a vital part of tank interior cleaning. This includes safeguards against explosion hazards (ATEX) as well as exhaust air and wastewater treatment measures. Kärcher's modular system solutions are designed to meet diverse cleaning system requirements with maximum customer benefits. The modular system allows modification and expansion as required.


Tank interior cleaning in chemical industry and trade

Chemical industry and trade

Medication/pharmaceuticals, paints and dyes, metals, timber, mineral oils, plastics, adhesives, construction materials, concrete.

Tank interior cleaning in transport and logistics

Transport and logistics

Forwarding agencies, warehousing and order picking companies, silo transport, transport of general cargo and bulk materials, concrete, cement, asphalt and waste, as well as special transport.

Tank interior cleaning in the food industry

Food industry

Dairy plants and breweries, raw material manufacturers, producers of oils and fats, glucose and starches, chocolate, sugar, proteins and food supplements, beverages and juices, ready-made food products and animal feed.

Applications

From vehicle tank interior cleaning to polysilicon cleaning, Kärcher offers a wide range of application possibilities.

Components

The use of high-quality components is an essential core competence in tank interior cleaning.

Reference systems

On this page you will find a selection of our systems, of which over 250 have already been planned and installed worldwide.

Target groups – always the right solution.

Freight logistics is a service provided in virtually all areas of industry worldwide. This service involves the movement of an enormous amount of goods and materials. Liquid, pasty, powdery or solid materials. Filled in tanks, containers, barrels and all types of containers for storage, handling or transport. Kärcher provides cleaning systems for companies of any size in all industries and for all types of container.


Chemicals industry and trade

Chemicals industry and trade

Drugs/pharmaceuticals, paints and dyes, metal, wood, mineral oils, plastics, adhesives, building materials, concrete.

Transport and logistics

Transport and logistics

Forwarding agencies, warehousing and consignment companies, silo transport, transport of general cargo and bulk materials, concrete, cement, asphalt and refuse as well as special transports.

Food industry

Food industry

Dairies and breweries, raw material manufacturers, producers of oils and fats, glucose and starch, chocolate, sugar, protein and food supplements, beverages and juices, ready-made food products and pet food.

Types of contamination

Types of contamination:

  • Liquid products (such as food, oils and chemical products)
  • Bulk materials
  • Gases

Tailormade solutions – from modular to turnkey.

Kärcher systems for cleaning tanks and containers are modular system solutions, which are customised to the respective contamination and the frequency of cleaning. The first step for the optimally planned system is a needs analysis with a focus on quality, operational safety and efficiency. Engineering – made in Germany.

Contamination

Types of contamination

  • Liquid products (such as food, oils and chemical products)
  • Bulk materials
  • Gases
Cleaning agents

Cleaning media

  • Water, aqueous solutions (alkaline, acidic)
  • Osmosis water
  • Alkaline solutions, acids, solvents

Tailor-made solutions from modular to turn-key.

Kärcher tank and container cleaning systems are modular system solutions customised to suit the particular type of contamination and cleaning frequency. Needs assessment focusing on quality, operational safety and efficiency is the first step towards a well planned system. Engineering – made in Germany.

Tank interior cleaning Idea and planning

Idea & planning

The tasks that Kärcher is confronted with are as diverse as the companies for whom we develop optimal solutions. We support you from the idea and with the planning and through the construction phase up to the initial start-up and ongoing operation of the system.

Tank interior cleaning Initial start-up

Initial start-up

The many projects already implemented in all imaginable fields of activity of container interior cleaning are crucial in securing the trust of our customers. And the fact with Kärcher having the global technology leader in high-pressure cleaning as a partner. Companies around the world and in different industries benefit from this solutions expertise.

Customer Service

Idea, planning, initial start-up

The demands that Kärcher is tasked with are as diverse as the customers for whom we provide optimal solutions. We accompany our customers from the idea, planning and construction phase through to initial start-up and continuous operation of the system.

The numerous projects we have completed in all conceivable tank and container cleaning sectors are the basis for the trust our customers place in us. And the benefit of having Kärcher, the global leader in high-pressure cleaning technology, as a reliable partner. Companies worldwide and in diverse branches of industry profit from this solution concept.

Compliant, turn-key and efficient

Compliant, turn-key and efficient

The majority of our customers prefer a complete solution - a turn-key system. For this purpose, we offer in addition to modern, tried-and-tested efficient system concepts, also operating permits compliant with applicable standards. For example, in the form of explosion protection according to ATEX 94/9 or wastewater and exhaust air treatment systems compliant with the Federal Control of Pollution Act.

Kärcher provides the necessary hot water generation, drying, fall protection, exhaust air and wastewater purification systems.

We meet the demands for reducing energy costs and CO2 emissions with innovative, tried-and-tested process technologies that ensure reliable operation. Special Kärcher cleaning agents for container cleaning offer better cleaning results, greater efficiency and also reduce the impact on the environment.


"Plug & Play" – the ingenious container concept.

Kärcher container concepts are turn-key, tried-and-tested complete solutions. A particular feature of the concept is the fully integrated container design. This enables use in virtually any location with minimum installation and maximum mobility – worldwide. Immediately ready to use when the container is installed. Kärcher container cleaning systems can be expanded with additional modules as required using the "Plug & Play" principle.

Applications

TSC Container

Efficient solutions

Kärcher container concepts are tried and tested: all necessary electrical and pipe connections are easily accessible on the container wall.

Components from entry-level to premium class

Stationary hot water high-pressure components for interior and exterior cleaning of containers and tanks are fully tried and tested with a range of accessories for diverse applications.

TSC concept advantages:

  • Reduced installation
  • High planning and cost security
  • Maximum versatility and mobility
  • Modular design with tried-and-tested components

Application Tank, silo and container cleaning

Tank, silo and container cleaning

Application IBCs and other containers

IBCs and other containers

Contact

If you would like to find out more about our innovative solution, please do not hesitate to contact us:


Success from the modular system.

For system design and planning one big advantage is that the Kärcher components used are developed specifically for cleaning container interiors. This means that Kärcher can exclusively offer a wide range of modular and compatible components, which make possible an optimal system solution for every application. The fact that our many years of experience in cleaning container interiors is incorporated directly in the product definition is as self-evident as the compliance with industrial quality standards.

Use of high-pressure pumps

Use of high-pressure pumps

Various types of industrial high-pressure pumps are used for the required throughput – in mobile and stationary systems. These high-pressure pumps are a stable backbone for the other components such as interior cleaning heads, which are available in different drive variants.


TankPro cleaning agents

Special regulations and requirements apply to professional tank and container/deposit cleaning. With the new Kärcher TankPro series, which is precisely matched to the machine technology, we offer a perfect solution for all cleaning requirements. Nothing is too much for us – these TankPro products offer our customers a solution that is perfectly tailored to their individual requirements. All products are high concentrates and therefore particularly economical and efficient. We are aware of our responsibility towards people, machines and the environment and do not use any substances that are harmful to the environment and to health, while maintaining the highest quality.


Reference systems

Leading engineering, profound advice, excellent products made in Germany and comprehensive services are the values that make Kärcher your reliable partner when it comes to cleaning container interiors. All over the world established companies and market leaders rely on the know-how and the innovative products and services of Kärcher. Here you find a selection of our systems, of which over 250 systems have already been planned and installed worldwide.

 

Reference systems

Container cleaning

Tank interior cleaning – tailor-made solutions for tanks and containers of all sizes Kärcher can answer any questions relating to tank interior cleaning: we provide support from planning to construction and initial system startup – including customer service.

Kärcher Tank interior cleaning – tailor-made solutions for tanks and containers of all sizes
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