Containers for powders

NCS is the specialist in containers for solid bulk materials (powders), assisting industry since 1976.  

Materials depending on the sector

The choice of material depends on the industry and the container’s use:

Material / SectorFoodChemicalsPharmaceuticalsCosmetics

Technical specifications of our ibc containers for powders

  •  Useful capacity from 350 l to 3,000 l. Other volumes can be manufactured on request.
  • The self-supporting design makes moving the container easy.
  • Drainage through:
    • Butterfly valve for diameters from DN150 to DN300, or
    • Rectangular hatch with a 230×556 section
  • Access via a manhole (DN 400 or DN460)
  • Various closure options:
    • Flat cover with bolt clamp or lever clamp
    • Hinged cover with six swing bolts
  • Wide range of seals for all types of liquids (silicone, Viton, EPDM, PTFE)
  • The base allows handling on all four sides. Our bases can be either fixed or removable and are available in 304L and 316L stainless steel, and painted or galvanized steel.
  • Lifting lugs and/or stacking corners as required

Advantages of our containers for powders

  • Our engineering design office is at your disposal to configure your container, choosing:
    • Dimensions (height, floor section)
    • Accessories (cover, clamp, valve, outlet connection, label support, vibrator, top inlet)
    • Finishes (pickling/passivation, RAL paint colour of your choice)
  • Durable and ecological design, an environmentally responsible solution that also reduces costs:
    • Long service life
    • Can be reused again and again
    • 100% recyclable
  • A design developed and conceived to facilitate and optimize use:
    • Angled hopper ensures efficient drainage
    • Full penetration welds (no retention zone) facilitate cleaning
    • Optimized loading volume
  • Hermetic seal guarantees content preservation:
    • Perfect seal with a wide choice of seals of a nature and hardness compatible with your products
    • Protects against UV radiation
  • Construction designed to facilitate and secure handling, and reduce storage space:
    • Stackable three high (two on one) using stacking corners
    • Closed fork pockets for handling by forklift truck
    • Container lifting with a cargo beam using the lifting lugs
  • Certified:
    • ADR for road transport of dangerous substances for the chemical sector
    • Standard CE1935/2004 for the food industry

Options for our ibc containers for powders

Various options are available depending on your needs:

  • Discharge cone
  • Adaptation system on drain valve for pneumatic opening/closing
  • Design compliant with ATEX Z22 standard
  • Vibrator support
  • Stainless steel sleeve under drain valve
  • Inner lining to facilitate flow
  • Tracking system (RFID chip, barcode)