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1. (WO2013120954) A CLEANING IN PLACE SYSTEM AND A METHOD OF CLEANING A CENTRIFUGAL SEPARATOR

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/120954    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2013/052981
Publication Date: Fri Aug 23 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Fri Feb 15 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: B04B 15/06
Applicants: ALFA LAVAL CORPORATE AB
Inventors: WHITEHEAD, Neal
Title: A CLEANING IN PLACE SYSTEM AND A METHOD OF CLEANING A CENTRIFUGAL SEPARATOR
Abstract:
The invention relates to a cleaning in place system (1) for a centrifugal separator and a method of cleaning a centrifugal separator, which centrifugal separator (2) comprises a rotor (3) having a separation space (4), a separator inlet (5) and a first separator outlet (6). The first separator outlet comprises an outlet pump (7) configured to provide a flow of fluid from the first separator outlet. The cleaning in place system further comprises a container (10) for cleaning fluid, a cleaning fluid pump (11) for providing cleaning fluid from the container to the separator inlet, such as an eductor. The cleaning in place system is configured to receive a flow of fluid from the first separator outlet and that the cleaning fluid pump is configured to pump cleaning fluid from the container to the separator inlet by means of the received flow of fluid.