Tetra Pak: Cleaning-in-place (CIP) solution saves time, reduces environmental impact
Tetra Pak’s Tetra Alcip system is an intelligent cleaning-in-place (CIP) system that improves accuracy and reduces the risk of human error, helping food and beverage producers achieve high levels of food safety at low environmental and operating cost.
By Gretchen Edelbrock, Products Editor
The new intelligent automation platform continuously adjusts operation to deliver the optimum amounts of water and detergent for the exact time needed. Said to cut water use by up to 21% and detergent use by up to 7%.
The system’s automation platform enables a range of unique features: Conductivity management--a feature that provides accurate detergent concentration; Liquid tracking--a patented automation structure to keep track of different liquids in the cleaning process; and CIP management--control of pre-set and customer-designed cleaning programs; Queue handling--urgent cleaning jobs can be prioritized; Flexible dosing system--enabling the customer to control detergent concentration continuously, in line.