The portable CIP cart is designed for the cleaning and sterilization of FV and BBT. the construction of the CIP unit is uncomplicated and consists of two tanks (caustic soda and sterilization tank), a pump, a control cabinet and the portable cart. A clean environment is the basis for beer fermentation. Therefore, the use of the CIP cart is very important and fundamental.
How to use a 100 liter CIP unit to clean a 1000 liter fermenter?
Fill the caustic soda tank and the sterilization tank with 100 liters of clean city water, respectively.
Then add 5 kg of food grade caustic soda to the caustic soda tank to make the concentration of caustic soda liquid reach 5%. and turn on the heating button at the same time.
Then add about 100 ml of 35% hydrogen peroxide liquid in another tank to make the liquid concentration to 300-400 PPm.
A small amount of water but more washing times – wash 3 times for 5 minutes each, drain the remaining water from the tank before the next step, keeping the outlet of the fermenter open.
A. Before operating the CIP unit, please check the power and the positive and negative rotation of the pump motor.
B. Prevent dry burning of electrical components when heating corrosive liquids and make sure the water level is always above the heating element.
C. Make sure the beer rotary valve is not closed.
D. Do not allow hot water, hypochlorous acid, chlorine gas and anything containing chlorine ions to be used to clean the fermenter.