Automatic CIP Cleaning System (CIP) for Dairy BeverageOverview
The CIP system consists of water tanks, backwater tanks, alkali tanks, acid tanks, hot water circulating tanks, tubularheatexchangers, scavenging pumps, control systems, etc. Return pipelines are equipped with consistency transmitters which are used for automatic blending of acid and alkali cleaning fluid, and online detection and control of recycling of acid and alkalifluid. Heat exchanger outlets and return pipelines are equipped with temperature sensors which are used for online temperature detection and could control cleaning temperatures through steamregulating valves. The system is capable of undertaking five cleaning processes including aqueous cleaning, alkali cleaning, acid cleaning, acid and alkali cleaning and sterilization. Processes for typical acid and alkali cleaning generally include water flushing, alkali circulation, alkali recovery, water flushing, acid circulation, acid recovery, water flushing and sterilization, each of which is subject to different time and temperature requirements.