Showing posts with label Alfa Laval. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Alfa Laval. Show all posts

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Alfa Laval UltraPure Pumps: LKH UltraPure, LKH Prime UltraPure, SolidC UltraPure, SX UltraPure

Alfa Laval UltraPure PumpAlfa Laval UltraPure pumps are specifically designed for the toughest, most demanding pharmaceutical applications. Their design pays a high level of attention to hygiene and repeatability to reduce the risk of contamination and delivers maximum energy efficiency, a reduced C02 footprint, higher yields and increased uptime.

LKH UltraPure

Designed to meet the specific demands of the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, LKH UltraPure centrifugal pumps deliver maximum uptime and high efficiency plus the benefits of easy cleanability.

LKH Prime UltraPure

The LKH Prime UltraPure is an efficient, versatile self-priming pump designed for Cleaning-in-Place duties containing entrained air with the ability to also pump product in pharmaceutical industry.

SolidC UltraPure

The special features of SolidC UltraPure centrifugal pumps include an external shaft seal and spring, a defined-compression O-ring on the back plate and crevice-free design.

SX UltraPure

Alfa Laval’s premium rotary lobe pump designed for gentle transportation of process fluids in high purity applications in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.

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(877) 768-1600

Monday, May 21, 2018

Valves and Automation for Hygienic, High Purity, or Sanitary Use

Unique mixproof CP-3 The following document presents Alfa Laval's Hygienic (sanitary, high purity) valve offering, including:  Unique Mixproof valves; Unique Mixproof tank valves; PMO (Pasteurized Milk Ordinance) Mixproof series; Tri-Clover Unique 7000 single seat valves; LKB butterfly valves; UltraPure valves; Aseptic diaphragm valves; Ball valves; Control valves; and Regulating valves.

You can review the embedded document below, or download your own PDF version of Alfa Laval Valves and Automation for Hygienic here.


Monday, January 29, 2018

Alfa Laval Hygienic Liquid/Liquid Gasketed Plate and Frame Heat Exchanger

The following video illustrates the working principle of an Alfa Laval liquid/liquid 1-pass gasketed plate-and frame heat exchanger for use in hygienic applications. The hot liquid (shown in red) typically enters through one of the top connections and leaves through a lower connection. The cold liquid (shown in blue) enters through one of the bottom connections and leaves through the connection on top. Heat is transferred from the hot media to the cold media as the fluids pass through the heat exchanger.

The fluids enter the heat transfer plates through the connections and portholes. Highly engineered sealing gaskets between the plates direct the fluids so that the hot and cold fluids pass counter-currently in alternating channels. When the fluid enters between the plates, it passes over the distribution area.  Alfa Laval’s unique design distribution area is one of the most important features of a plate heat exchanger as it ensures an even flow of fluid over the entire plate, maximizes heat transfer efficiency, and minimizes maldistribution and fouling.

Note in the video the distribution area helps the fluids quickly fill up the entire cross section of the plates.

For very heat sensitive media, co-current flow is used in gasketed plate-and-frame heat exchangers allowing the coldest fluid meets the hottest fluid when entering the heat exchanger. This minimizes the risk of overheating or freezing sensitive media. Watching the video, imagine that the hot fluid is reversed, so that both fluids are entering at the bottom connections.

Alfa Laval has an extremely broad range of gasketed plate-and-frame heat exchangers which are used in all types of industries.

For more information about heat exchanger for use in hygienic applications contact Ives Equipment by calling (877) 768-1600 or by visiting https://www.ivesequipment.com.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Major Water Savings in Dairy Operations White Paper

double-seat mixproof valves

Alfa Laval describes a better way to clean double-seat mixproof valves and reduce water and CIP liquid consumption even further. This involves quick and repetitive opening and closing of the seat, rather than exposing valve surfaces to CIP liquid ow for a given duration of time. This discovery was made at one of Alfa Laval’s process facilities. Alfa Laval engineers observed that, during the first fractions of a second of a cleaning cycle, the ow of CIP liquid created a high level of shear stress on the valve surfaces used less water than traditional seat lift and seat push cleaning, and increased overall cleaning efficiency. 

Read more, or download the white paper below.