Elma is a global leader in the field of ultrasonic and steam cleaning technology.

They serve a wide range of industries and markets with an extensive product line of ultrasonic, modular and custom cleaning equipment for in-process and final cleaning applications. All machines are developed and manufactured in-house with regular consultation with
their international partners.

Successful, globally operating, and entirely family-owned, Elma Schmidbauer GmbH has offered customers dependable, knowledgeable support for over 70 years.

“Elma’s ultrasonic system fulfilled strict cleanliness thresholds and fitted seamlessly into Somi Medical’s existing manufacturing process.”

– Rainer Joh, Somi Medical

Elma cleaning machines

Elma’s range covers a massive spectrum: from automated, multi-stage ultrasonic lines where the highest cleanliness levels are required to stand-alone floor-mounted and benchtop tanks.

Machine spotlight: Evo Systems

Modular Evo systems are the most powerful cleaning systems Elma offer.
They can be customised to the exact needs of the customer to fit the available floor space, and can be added to production lines already in place or within a clean room.

  • Removes contaminants such as process residues, oil, polishing compounds, particulate, wax, and grease.
  • Variety of sizes (60-170 litre tanks).
  • Switchable frequencies for intensive and precision cleaning operations.
  • Available as a manual, automated or automated Precision line.
  • Automated system is PLC-controlled and can handle several baskets simultaneously.

Options include:

  • Agitation
  • Fine filtration
  • Closed-loop deionised water system
  • Machine enclosure with or without conveyors
  • Polished tanks with rounded corners (Precision line only)

Flexible and effective cleaning

Modular system enabling the specification to be tailored to you needs.

Number of stages (can choose the number of wash, passivation, rinse or drying stages).

Great for low-volume intermediate and final cleaning applications.

Evo Precision

Evo Automated

Evo Manual

Powerful inter-process and final cleaning


Cost-effective, efficient cleaning

Environmentally friendly


Units and lines can be validated at each step

Turbex are the exclusive supplier for Elma lines in the UK and Ireland

Are Elma systems right for me?

Elma technologies are found in a wide range of industries, including the medical industry, watch and jewellery service centres and many industrial sectors like aerospace, optics, automotive and electronics.

Suitable cleaning applications include:

  • Implants
  • Endoscopes
  • Surgical instruments

Suitable cleaning applications include:
Fine cleaning of precision, micro and infrared optics.

Suitable cleaning applications include:

  • Turbine blades
  • Nozzle guide vanes
  • Control units
electronics industry

Suitable cleaning applications include:
Circuit boards and other associated components.

Suitable cleaning applications include:

  • Bracelets
  • Bevels
  • Internal mechanisms
  • Jewellery

Suitable cleaning applications include:

  • Machined components
automotive industry

Suitable cleaning applications include:

  • Injector nozzles
  • Fuel line components
  • Machine castings

Suitable cleaning applications include:
Variety of components used in nuclear energy manufacturing.

See what our customers think

Elma provide innovative ultrasonic cleaning solution for Somi Medical.

Interested in knowing more?

To discuss options, prices and cleaning trials with Elma, get in touch with our experts today; they’ll be happy to help.