At Kitmondo, we offer an extensive selection of used cleaning and sterilizing machines, vital for upholding the highest standards of hygiene and safety in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries. These machines are expertly designed to meticulously clean and sterilize equipment, containers, and instruments, ensuring a contamination-free production environment. Our inventory ranges from €10,000 for basic models to €200,000 for advanced, high-capacity units from renowned brands such as Bosch, Steris, Fedegari, and Getinge. Each machine features unique specifications, including sterilization methods (steam, dry heat, or chemical), cleaning cycles, capacity, and automation level, tailored to meet your specific production requirements.

When choosing a cleaning and sterilizing machine, it's important to consider factors such as the types of items being processed, the required sterility level, the machine's capacity and throughput, and its ease of operation and maintenance. These elements are critical for achieving consistent and reliable sterilization, optimizing production efficiency, and complying with stringent industry regulations. Investing in our used cleaning and sterilizing machines not only gives you access to premium equipment at reduced prices but also promotes sustainable practices by extending the lifespan of durable machinery. Trust Kitmondo's dedication to excellent customer service to help you find the ideal machine to enhance your pharmaceutical and chemical processing operations.

Explore Kitmondo’s listings today and discover dependable cleaning and sterilizing machines that offer exceptional performance and value for your hygiene and safety needs.

BOC EDWARDS CALUMATIC MOD. CRW-1 - Vial washer machine used

Year: 1999

DESCRIPTION: The CRW-1 washing machine has been designed to automatically wash the interior and exterior of vials in glass. Designed according to GMP regulations, and to satisfy the most elevated needs and quality standards of the pharmaceutical industry. All contact parts are in stainless steel. Easy and quick format change. Electronic control panel easy to handle. SECTORS OF USE: Pharmaceutical, …

LANCER 11600PCM DPSS Cleaning and sterilizing machine Hot deal

Year: 2002

LANCER 1600PCM DPSS washer Washer and dryer for pharmaceutical materials Double door equipment 2 units available with trolleys

PTA DS40 Cleaning and sterilizing machine Hot deal

Year: 2014

PTA DS40 washer-dryer Washer-dryer for pharmaceutical closures Equipment with loading/unloading trolley for bagging

ROLL RCTS advantage Cleaning and sterilizing machine

Year: 2014

This ROLL RCTS advantage was manufactured in 2014. It features a robust cleaning system using halogen-free hydrocarbons or modified alcohols. The machine can handle up to 8 batches per hour, with a maximum batch weight of 50 kg. Key components include ultrasonic equipment, a pressurized air circulation system, and a reinforced VC pump. Ideal for precision cleaning, the ROLL RCTS …

MIELE MOD. G7825 - Laboratory washer thermo disinfector used

Year: 2005

DESCRIPTION: Washer thermo disinfector for high throughput, it is designed to meet the needs of the most demanding customers and to comply with international standards in order to provide high level performance together with easy access to components, all in a small footprint. This washing system has been developed and designed keeping in mind the high level of cleaning required …

CISA MOD. 172 LT - Industrial sterilizer used

Year: 1998

DESCRIPTION: The flexibility of the sterilizers of CISA, once the suitable plant options have been selected, makes them suitable for a wide range of treatments. SECTORS OF USE: Pharmaceutical, chemical, cosmetics, food, dietary, medical devices. MAIN FEATURES: The efficacy of sterilization process is determining to eliminate the risks which comes through the utilize of the medical apparatus on the human …

HAMO MOD.T-420 - Pharmaceutical Grade Washer used

Year: 1998

DESCRIPTION: This pharmaceutical grade parts washing machinery is designed to meet the needs of the most demanding customers and to comply with international standards in order to provide high level performance together with easy access to components, all in a small footprint. This washing system has been developed and designed keeping in mind the high level of cleaning required in …

POLTI SANI SYSTEM PRO Cleaning and sterilizing machine Low working hours

Year: 2021

Steam generator for steam disinfection in compliance with AFNOR NF T72-110 - medical environment - with a virucidal, bactericidal, sporicidal, fungicidal, yeasticidal and anti-mould effect. Superheated dry steam up to 180°C. Can be used on all types of surfaces and fabrics, as it does not damage them. This 2021 machine is rarely used and is stored in a clean room. …

KRAMER MOD. KD7010B-1250CEIA - Rotary tablet deduster with metal detector used

Year: 2014

DESCRIPTION: Stainless steel rotary vibrating tablet deduster. This machine, positioned at the discharge outlet of a tablet press, ensures delicate dedusting of tablets of any shape, furthermore, thanks to the CEIA metal detector combined with it, it also checks for the presence of unsuitable particles. SECTORS OF USE: Pharmaceutical, chemical, cosmetics, food, dietary, medical devices, manufacturing. Ideal for production of …

BSI Cleaning and sterilizing machine

Year: 2008

Hose washing machine Manufacturer: BSI Year: 2008 For max three hoses simultaneously Washing/disinfection Material: 304L stainless steel / 316L stainless steel interior Hose characteristics: Min/max length: 1000 mm / 3000 mm Min/max diameter: 20 mm / 63 mm Connections: clamp or SMS 38 to 63 mm Rate: 42 hoses per 7-hour day Useful interior dimensions (l x d x h): …

MIELE Mod. PG8528 - Washer Disinfector used

Year: 2008

DESCRIPTION: This machine can be used for cleaning and disinfecting instruments or medical products and laboratory ware. SECTORS OF USE: Pharmaceutical, chemical, cosmetics, food, dietary, medical devices, manufacturing. MAIN FEATURES: The cleaning result must ensure that the instruments have been disinfected correctly, that no residues are left behind, that subsequent sterilisation can be carried out and that the instruments can …

Bosch Gillowy Cleaning and sterilizing machine

Year: 1984

Gillowy vial and bottle washing machine with possibilities for ampule with correct tooling Sold as is running condition. can be refurbished with modern electronics at an additional cost.

Steriline SWAB5 Cleaning and sterilizing machine

Year: 2008

New Equipment (never used) Current format: 14 ml vials Diameter 21.5 mm Height 60 mm Weight about 13 gr Cadence: 7000 pieces / hour Dimensions of the machine: Length: 4778 mm Width: 1,233 mm Height: 1700 mm Weight: 1450 kg Compressed air: Pressure: 6 bar Air consumption: 40 Nm3 / h Water for Injection Pressure: 6 bar Consumption: 280 l …

Used Steriline VWA1 Cleaning and sterilizing machine

Year: 1992

DESCRIPTION: Continuous machine for washing, decontaminating and drying vials internally and externally, built with stainless steel, with parts in rubber approved for pharmaceutical use. SECTORS OF USE: Pharmaceutical, chemical, cosmetics, food, dietary, medical devices, manufacturing. MAIN FEATURES: Continuous washing machine for bottles designed and manufactured in compliance with the highest quality standards in the pharmaceutical industry. The electrical cabinet contains …

MIELE G 77836 Cleaning and sterilizing machine Low working hours

Year: 2008

Miele G 77836 THERMAL DISINFECTOR with Miele G 7895 water purifier. It is an equipment for CLEANING and DISINFECTION that has: - Hot air drying unit. - Yield: 37 narrow neck flasks 96 pipettes 1600 test tubes. - Front loading with drop-down door. - Stainless steel. - Low heat and noise emission. - Electronic control of free configuration with 16 …

XUCLA 061168GM Cleaning and sterilizing machine

Year: 2022

Cleaning of soles, boots and conveyances is one of the most important hygiene measures for access to production areas in the food industry or other hygienically sensitive areas. This equipment offers the perfect sole and boot cleaning system according to the customers' needs: from simple sole cleaners to complete sanitizing stations. All products follow EU and USDA guidelines. Features Model: …

Perrier MFG 9 Cleaning and sterilizing machine

Year: 2004

Washer-blower Manufacturer: Perrier Perrier Model: MFG 9 Year : 2004 Serial number : 2898 Operation : Insufflation + reaspiration Direction : Left to right Bottle gripping height : 30 to 230mm Speed : 50 FPM Rinsing fluid: water, steam, sterile air, sterilising solutions Sanitisation function for bottle sterilisation Rotary carousel with 9 stations equipped with bottle grippers DN25 fluid supply …

Bausch+Ströbel FAW1002 Cleaning and sterilizing machine

Year: 1986

Bausch+Ströbel faw 1002 automatic bottle or vial washing machine. 1986 in exceptionally good condition adjustable size change inside and outside washing

Used Disinfection tunnel Milla Mimasa MD-200

Year: 2014

Machine with several washing phases: washing and rinsing. The washing is carried out by a pressure pump and the water used is recycled and accumulated in a tank. Rinsing is carried out with clean water from the network. The machine frame, the mechanization parts and the assemblies are made of stainless steel AISI 304 quality.

Sicma B01-6/301 Miscellaneous pharmaceutical / chemical machine

Year: 2004

Snowblower Manufacturer : Sicma Model: B01-6/301 Year : 2004 Serial number: 200320 Technical documentation: available, details on request Max. output: 3000 B/h Conveyor width 83 mm Bottle format range : - Body diameter: 25 to 100 mm - Spout diameter: inside min. 9 mm, outside max. 35 mm - Height: 60 to 210 mm Previous formats : - Bottles diameter …


Ensuring Sterility and Cleanliness: A Comprehensive Guide to Cleaning and Sterilizing Machines

In the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, maintaining sterility and cleanliness is paramount for ensuring product safety and compliance with stringent regulatory standards. Cleaning and sterilizing machines play a vital role in removing contaminants and pathogens from equipment, containers, and work environments, safeguarding the quality and integrity of products. Understanding the various types, features, and considerations for purchasing these machines can significantly enhance operational efficiency and compliance. Kitmondo, a leading online marketplace for used industrial machinery, offers a wide range of cleaning and sterilizing machines, providing businesses with access to high-quality equipment at competitive prices.

Types of Cleaning and Sterilizing Machines

Cleaning and sterilizing machines come in various types, each designed to meet specific needs in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries. The primary types include:

Washing Machines

Washing machines are designed to clean equipment, containers, and components by removing residues and contaminants through mechanical action, detergents, and water.

  • CIP (Clean-In-Place) Systems: Automated systems that clean the interior surfaces of pipes, vessels, and process equipment without disassembly. Ideal for reactors, mixers, and fermenters.
  • Parts Washers: Designed for cleaning individual parts and components using spray, immersion, or ultrasonic techniques to ensure thorough cleaning.
  • Bottle and Vial Washers: Specialized machines for cleaning bottles, vials, and other containers used in pharmaceutical production.

Sterilizing Machines

Sterilizing machines use physical or chemical methods to eliminate all forms of microbial life, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and spores.

  • Autoclaves: Utilize high-pressure saturated steam to sterilize equipment, instruments, and materials. Essential for sterilizing surgical instruments, lab equipment, and production tools.
  • Dry Heat Sterilizers: Use high temperatures to sterilize heat-resistant items like glassware and metal instruments.
  • Chemical Sterilizers: Employ chemical agents such as ethylene oxide or hydrogen peroxide to achieve sterilization, ideal for heat-sensitive materials and delicate instruments.

Ultrasonic Cleaners

Ultrasonic cleaners use high-frequency sound waves to create cavitation bubbles in a cleaning solution, generating intense scrubbing action that removes contaminants from surfaces.

  • Bench-top Ultrasonic Cleaners: Compact units for small-scale cleaning tasks, ideal for laboratories and small production facilities.
  • Industrial Ultrasonic Cleaners: Larger units for cleaning large batches of parts or equipment, suitable for high-volume operations.

Combination Cleaning and Sterilizing Machines

These machines integrate both cleaning and sterilizing functions into one unit, streamlining the decontamination process and ensuring thorough cleanliness and sterility.

  • Washer-Disinfectors: Combine washing and disinfection processes in a single cycle, commonly used in hospitals and laboratories.
  • Sterile Washers: Integrate cleaning and steam sterilization, ideal for pharmaceutical production lines where sterility is crucial.

Kitmondo offers a variety of cleaning and sterilizing machines, ensuring businesses can find equipment that meets their specific operational needs.

Key Features and Specifications

When selecting a cleaning or sterilizing machine, it is crucial to consider specific features and specifications to ensure the machine meets your operational requirements. Key factors include:

Cleaning and Sterilization Efficiency

Efficiency is paramount for ensuring the complete removal of contaminants and pathogens. Look for machines with validated cleaning and sterilization cycles that meet industry standards and regulatory requirements.

Capacity and Throughput

The capacity and throughput of the machine determine how many items can be processed within a given timeframe. High-capacity machines are essential for large-scale operations, while smaller machines may suffice for laboratories or small production runs. Kitmondo’s listings provide detailed specifications on capacity and throughput, helping you find a machine that matches your production volume.

Automation and Control

Advanced automation and control systems enhance precision, consistency, and efficiency. Features such as programmable settings, touch-screen interfaces, real-time monitoring, and automated cycle documentation can significantly boost productivity and ensure compliance with regulatory standards. Kitmondo’s platform includes machines with various levels of automation, allowing you to find the right balance between functionality and ease of use.

Material Compatibility

Ensure the machine is compatible with the materials you need to clean and sterilize, such as glass, metal, plastic, or rubber. Machines that can handle a range of materials offer greater flexibility and versatility in your operations.

Safety and Compliance

Safety features and regulatory compliance are critical. Look for machines that meet industry standards such as ISO, GMP, and FDA guidelines. Safety features like pressure and temperature sensors, interlocks, and alarms help ensure safe and effective operation.

Durability and Maintenance

The durability of the machine and its maintenance requirements are essential for long-term operational efficiency. Machines constructed from high-quality materials, such as stainless steel and corrosion-resistant alloys, are more resistant to wear and tear. Easy-to-clean designs and accessible components simplify maintenance, reducing downtime and operational costs. Kitmondo provides information on the condition and maintenance history of used machines, aiding in informed decision-making.

Leading Brands in Cleaning and Sterilizing Machines

Reputable brands and manufacturers are often synonymous with higher quality and better support. Some leading brands in the cleaning and sterilizing machine market include:

  • Getinge: Known for their high-precision and innovative machines, Getinge offers robust solutions suitable for various cleaning and sterilization applications.
  • Steris: Steris’ machines are renowned for their durability and advanced technology, making them a popular choice in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.
  • Belimed: Belimed provides a range of high-performance cleaning and sterilizing machines, known for their reliability and precision in demanding applications.
  • Tuttnauer: Tuttnauer’s machines are characterized by efficiency and versatility, offering reliable performance for a wide range of sterilization needs.
  • Miele Professional: Miele’s cleaning and sterilizing machines are known for their quality and adaptability, providing comprehensive solutions for various industries.

Kitmondo features equipment from these and other reputable brands, ensuring access to reliable and well-supported machinery.

Pricing of Used Cleaning and Sterilizing Machines

The cost of used cleaning and sterilizing machines varies widely based on factors such as age, condition, brand, and specific features. Generally, prices can range from a few thousand to several tens of thousands of dollars. For example, a used Getinge autoclave might be priced around $10,000 to $30,000, while a high-end Steris washer-disinfector could cost between $30,000 and $70,000. Kitmondo's marketplace offers a range of pricing options, providing transparency and competitive deals for buyers.

Conclusion

Cleaning and sterilizing machines are essential tools in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, offering efficient and reliable solutions for maintaining sterility and cleanliness. By understanding the different types of machines and key factors to consider when purchasing, businesses can make informed decisions that align with their production and compliance needs. Kitmondo offers a comprehensive platform for sourcing high-quality used machinery, providing detailed listings and competitive pricing. Whether you need a washing machine, autoclave, ultrasonic cleaner, or combination unit, Kitmondo’s extensive inventory and user-friendly interface make it easy to find the right equipment for your cleaning and sterilizing operations.