Cleaning in Place -CIP-

In an industry, the systematic cleaning of facilities should be considered as an integral part of production and not as an option. The concept of cleaning an installation without dismantling any equipment or pipeline is summarized as CIP cleaning "Cleaning In Place" (Cleaning In Situ).

CIP Benefits

  • Improves the operation of the plant due to repeatable cleanings

  • Improves product quality due to hygiene in the plant

  • Reduce the waste of staff time in cleaning tasks

  • Save costs for cleanings

  • It has a safe handling of dangerous substances such as detergent

  • Decreases the cost of cleaning chemicals


Cleaning parameters

  • Detergent titration

  • Cleaning time

  • Turbulence

  • Temperature   

Process plant design

  • Equipment and plant design

  • Use of sanitary equipment

  • Connecction elements and sanitary pipe


For an optimal cleaning effect the individual parameters in the cleaning steps must be adjusted one by one.

Cleaning specifications

Detergent titration

  • Detergent chemical activity

  • Composition

  • Concentration
  • Surface tension
  • Dispersion speed

Cleaning time

  • Cleaning action time


  • Mechanic effect of the flow with detergent

  • Wall friction

  • Reynolds number


  • Cleaning solution temperature


  • Cleaning agent supply directly to the equipment to be cleaned

  • Dosing and mixing of chemicals and disinfectants separately and safely

  • Cleaning solution storage and availability

  • Cleaning solution safe heating

  • Operation parameters control and measurement (eg conductivity, temperature)

  • Cleaning processes control

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Col. Lomas de Occipaco

Naucalpan, Edo. de México


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