Clean-In-Place (CIP) Challenges
There are numerous challenges that must be overcome when cleaning a hygienic pump installation. This is especially true when using a clean-in-place (CIP) method. CIP involves a variety of cleaning and rinsing fluids that are dispensed from a CIP system, which could include a tank, dosing installation, controls and a CIP pump. The pump pushes different fluids (acid solutions, alkaline solutions, sanitizers, water, etc.) through piping, valves, filters and the process pump.
Typical phases of CIP include: