CIP CLEANING | CLEANING :: STERILIZATION :: RECOVERY
Clean-in-Place | CIP Cleaning Systems
The CIP (Clean-In-Place) Cleaning System is a cleaning method of the inner surfaces of pipes, tanks, processing equipment and their respective accessories, without the need to disassembly. The washing process consists of several washing cycles, whose recirculation is done via tanks, pumps and valves.
PIG Systems | Pipe Scraping
MAIN ADVANTAGES OF THE PIG SYSTEM:
Originally, the PIG systems were used, mainly in the Oil and Gas Industries. They were used to recover high value products, as well as to clean the entire production line.
The projectile made a sound similar to a pig’s squeal, hence the name “PIG”. The “Pigging” as a productive process refers when a PIG is inserted the tubing with the purpose of cleaning and/or recover product.
Later, and to maintain the original designation, the PIG initials started being described as “Pipeline Inspection Gadget”.
Nowadays, PIG systems are used in the Food & Beverages Industries, Pharmaceuticals & Cosmetics with the exact same purpose.