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Twin 2000 semi-automatic keg cleaner -

A compact semi-automatic machine for cleaning kegs, which uses the same patented cleaning process as the Twin II semi-automatic keg cleaning & filling machine. Suitable for cleaning using alkaline or acidic detergents.

  • Up to 30 keg/hr output
  • Fully automated patented cleaning process (see Downloads)
  • Simple operation
  • Single cleaning station with cleaning programs for 3 keg sizes
  • Integrated adjustable centring unit for kegs of different diameters
  • Treatment head is the same as those on Malek’s automatic machines, to enable a high liquid flow rates
  • Integrated detergent tank with temperature regulation
  • Pneumatic stainless steel seat valves with position indication (closed/open) for safe operation as well as early recognition of leakages
  • Detergent tank heated by steam as standard
  • Equipped for one fitting type
  • Options available, including change parts for glass bottle cleaning, and electrically heated tank (see Specification)

Features: Application: Specification: Downloads: Malek Brautech

Cleaning control devices:

  • Residual pressure check by pressure switch
  • Empty message by electronic level switch
  • Temperature control
  • Suitable for both alkaline or acidic detergents
  • Output up to 30kegs/hr
  • Tank capacity: 120 l (effective content 100 litres)
  • Sight glass for level check in tank
  • Easy access to all components
  • SMC pneumatics with manual start up valve
  • Shut-off valves for all operating fluids
  • Seimens S7 operator panel
  • Stainless steel pump: 1.1kW, 3 bar, IP54
  • Dry run protection for the pump
  • Stainless steel frame
  • Dimensions: Width 1000 x Depth 1200 x Height 2500 mm
  • Weight: 250 kg

Consumption & temperature

  • Hot water: 12 L/keg (2-3 bar), 80-90°C
  • Fresh water: 8 L/keg (2-3 bar)
  • Detergent: circulated, 80°C, (2-3 bar)
  • Saturated steam: 0.35kg/keg, 138°C, (2 bar)
  • Compressed air: 0.15m³/keg (5-10 bar)
  • Sterile air: 0.2-0.5m³/keg (2-6 bar)


  • Fume extraction (overflow): DN65
  • Drain: DIN50 with counterflow cooling
  • Control air: IG ½”, ca. 6 bar to pressure reducer
  • Sterile air: DIN 15, adjustable, 2 bar
  • Saturated steam: DIN15, ca, 2 bar
  • Hot water: DIN15, 2.5-3 bar, 80°C
  • Cold water: DIN20, 2.5-3 bar
  • CO²: DIN 15, adjustable, 2.5 bar
  • Heating system: DIN15
  • Condensate: IG ½”


  • Change parts for glass bottle cleaning (up to 200 unlabelled bottles per hour)
  • Electrical heating for tank

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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