Clean in Place (CIP)

Clean-in-place (CIP) washing is a method to clean interior surfaces of for example pipes, equipment and filters without disassembly.

CIP washing is base washing, whereby acid washing is carried out once a week​. Also alternate wash, alternating base and acid wash​ are included in cleaning in place washing.

Detergents for CIP cleaning are:​

  • Highly alkaline or strongly acidic liquids / powders​
  • Chlorine​
  • Non-foaming​
  • Have good dirt carrying capacity​
  • Also suitable for direct cleaning