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Frameless, lightweight design for maximum flexibility

Whether for storage or transport, the cubical IBC with international approvals for land and sea transport offers maximum flexibility. The Cube container is available in volumes of 500 - 1000 litres, can be used on existing filling facilities for plastic IBCs and has an extremely long service life. The 100% stainless steel tank is stackable, suitable for crane handling and can be cleaned completely, leaving no residues. The IBC is designed for liquids or paste-like substances with densities of up to 2.0 kg/l.

Application examples: chemicals, petro-chemicals, food industry, paints and lacquers, pharmaceuticals, oil industry

IBC features

  • 100 % stainless steel tank
  • Stainless steel transport pallet
  • Manhole DN 400 / DN 457
  • Screw-down cover
  • Overpressure safety valve
  • Individual discharge valves
  • Optional stirring device


Basic dimensions 1,150 x 1,150 mm
Cube BTU 500
500 l
770 mm
Cube BTU 600
600 l
850 mm
Cube BTU 700
700 l
930 mm
Cube BTU 800
800 l
1,005 mm
Cube BTU 900
900 l
1,085 mm
Cube BTU 1,000
1,000 l
1,160 mm
Metal intermediate bulk container IBC

Code 31 A, for land and sea transport of hazardous liquid materials of packaging groups II and III, max. density of filling goods 2.0 kg/l.


European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)


Regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail (RID)


International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code)


United Nations Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods (UN)

EG Regulation

Complies with EC no. 1935/2004

What kind of filling line do I need for filling the SCHÄFER Cube Container?

Its maximum height of 1,160 mm and its specific design allows the SCHÄFER Cube to be used on standardised filling lines for plastic IBCs.

Can a stirring device be incorporated into the SCHÄFER Cube?

On request, we will also be glad to offer an individual stirring device. Telephone +49 2735 787-576 or

Can connections be added to the top section of the container?

On the top section of the SCHÄFER Cubes nozzle, socket or clamp connections can be used. For no-obligation advice, contact us on phone +49 2735 787-578 or

How many SCHÄFER Cubes can be transported in a normal lorry?

Due to their low design, up to 44 Cubes will fit into a lorry.

Can SCHÄFER Cubes be stacked?

Yes, the stacking brackets enable three empty or two full SCHÄFER Cubes to be stacked on top of each other. 

Is it possible to measure the content level in the SCHÄFER Cube?

The content level and other parameters such as location, temperature or pressure can be measured in every IBC by means of a data logger. You can get more information from our VIZUU business unit at

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