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KEG-SET-NG automatic keg cleaning & filling machine -

A fully automatic keg cleaning and filling machine which operates at up to 35 kegs per hour. Equipped with either 1 or 2 cleaning stations, 1 sterilising station and 1 filling head. Can be upgraded to produce 60 kegs per hour. Suitable for cleaning using caustic and/or acidic detergents.

  • 35 keg/hr output at 50 L
  • Option of 1 or 2 cleaning stations with fully automated patented cleaning & air injection process (see Downloads):
    • Cleaning station 1 for caustic detergent
    • Cleaning station 2 for acidic detergents
  • Single filling station (see Downloads for filling process)
  • All types of kegs can be processed through the use of different supports
  • Change over for different keg fitting types only takes a few minutes
  • Treatment heads enable high liquid flow rates
  • Pneumatic stainless steel valves with position indication for safe operation as well as early recognition of leakages
  • Minimal maintenance required
  • Equipped for one fitting type
  • Siemens S7-1200 control with touch-screen display panel
  • Option to fill/clean at up to 60 kegs/hr via upgrade module
  • Many other options available including dosing unit, condensate control, MB-KEG external cleaner and service tanks (see Specification)

 
 
Features: Application: Specification: Case Studies: Downloads: Malek Brautech

Automatic program selection function for the following:

  • Keg cleaning & filling
  • Keg cleaning
  • Beer pre and post run
  • Emptying of filling head
  • Steaming of filling head
  • CIP cleaning from external CIP system or as agreed

Cleaning control devices:

  • Empty message by electronic level switch
  • Temperature control
  • Control air pressure monitoring function

Filling control devices:

  • Pressure control by pressure transducer
  • Temperature control
  • Volumetric filling by inductive flowmeter
  • Suitable for both alkaline and/or acidic detergents
  • 35 keg/hr output at 50 L (up to 60 kegs/hr with upgrade module)
  • Inductive flow meter that controls the filling level
  • Electronic probe monitoring and liquid control
  • Keg opening monitoring functions on all stations to detect blocked keg valves and pneumatic issues
  • Stop-valves for all media
  • Seimens S7-1200 control with touch-screen display panel
  • Festo pneumatics with manual start up valve
  • Stainless steel control box
  • Stainless steel frame with brushed surface on 4 levelling feet
  • Easy accessibility to all components
  • Dimensions: Length 3230 (3730 with 2 cleaning stations) x Width 1192 x Height 2344 mm
  • Weight: 900 kg

Optional

  • Additional cleaning station for cleaning using both caustic and detergents
  • Patented condensate monitoring in keg (after sterilization, before filling), via mS or pH monitoring
  • Aseptic filling head
  • Upgrade module for capacity increase (up to 60 kegs/hr)
  • Dosing unit for caustic or acid consisting of dosing pump, suction lance, conductivity measuring cell, control and monitoring in tank
  • Pressure reducing valves for steam CO2 and sterile air
  • Filter housing and cartridge for CO2, sterile air and steam
  • MB-KEG external cleaner
  • MB-KEG service tanks for mixed water, caustic and acid
  • Keg slider

Vigo is the UK agent for Malek Brautech GmbH, who specialise in the field of keg treatment.

Co-founder, Herbert Malek, contributed 45 years of experience in the engineering and development of keg systems when Malek Brautech was established in 1992.

Malek Brautech designs and manufactures keg cleaning and filling systems from individual machines to complete turnkey systems, and holds several patents in the following areas:

  • Optimum performance keg cleaning - with high flow rate, more swirls (whirlpool effect), and effective cleaning even of stubborn stains

  • Cold filling by temperature monitoring

  • Condensate monitoring

International customers include Diageo Group/ Guinness Brewery (Dublin), Efes Group (Efes Pilsen), and König Brewery (Germany).

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What we can offer

In partnership with Malek Brautech, we can offer you:

  • Advice on the appropriate equipment for you - taking budget, space and desired throughput into consideration

  • Installation, commissioning & training by our team of experienced, multi-skilled Vigo engineers

  • Full technical backup

 
 

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