Hilge Multistage CIP Centrifugal Pump
The GEA Hilge HYGIA is the Swiss knife among Hygienic Pumps. The series consist of single-stage end-suction centrifugal pumps, designed for the use in industries with high demands to hygiene and flexibility.
The GEA Hilge HYGIA also offers a high degree of flexibility.
Thanks to its great variability in connections and mountings, the HYGIA can be ideally adapted to individual customer requirements. Thanks to the extensive range of mechanical seals, an optimum sealing solution is available for every pumped medium.
The stepless alignment of the discharge port and different housing variants for up to 25 bar system pressure make the pump a flexible component in any system.
The various impeller sizes and geometries make the pumps highly efficient. Additional flexibility can be achieved by operation on an integrated frequency converter.
Certified pump design
The CIP and SIP capable HYGIA pumps facilitate the qualification of the pump in the plant through extensive customer and requirement specific documentation and certificates like EHEDG, 3-A, FDA. Thanks to the mechanical seal optimally positioned in the pump, a flushed design can often be avoided. In addition, the pump in completely self-draining if installed vertically, even without a drain valve.
Suitable also for ATEX areas
For pumps that are used in potentially explosive areas, the HYGIA is available in the Adapta variant. This design, which has an EC declaration of conformity in accordance with the ATEX guideline 2014/34/EU, can be used in device categories 2 and 3.
Wide range of applications for the premium centrifugal pump
The GEA Hilge HYGIA pump can be used flexibly for all areas of application where reliable hygienic pump functionality is required. These include:
- Beer (incl. wort, mash, yeast)
- Alcoholic drinks
- Juices and concentrates
- Soft drinks
- Milk-mix drinks
- WFI (water for injection)
- Blood and blood plasma
- Nutrient solutions
- Liquid food