cleaning and sanitation

October 10, 2011
Application of Cleaning and Cooling Principles to Robotic Milking

D.J. Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002.
Basic principles of cleaning and cooling are presented in this paper with ideas for application to robotic milking.

Dairy Operators Guide to Milking Machine Cleaning and Sanitation

D. J. Reinemann, Milking Research and Instructional Lab, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001.
Present tools that the dairy producer can use to ensure that the milking and milk handling equipment is not the cause of high bacteria counts in milk.

An Investigation of ATP Bioluminescence and Quantitative Bulk Tank Cultures to Assess Cleanliness of Milking Machines

D.J. Reinemann and P.L. Ruegg, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000.
The relationships between the various tests of cleaning performance were investigated. Recommendations for field tests of milking machine sanitation are presented.

Review of Practices for Cleaning and Sanitation of Milking Machines

Reinemann, D.J., Wolters, G., and M.D. Rasmussen, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000.
An overview of cleaning and sanitation practices for milking machines with an update of recent research.

Efficacy Assessment of CIP Processes in Milking Machines

D.J. Reinemann et al. 1998.
Control strategies were developed to balance wash water flow between milking units, optimize cleaning of both milking units and the milk pipeline and reduce the vacuum pump capacity needed for milking parlor CIP systems.

Control Strategies for Milking Parlor Clean-in-Place Systems

D. J. Reinemann, R. W. Peebles, G. A. Mein, 1997.
Results of a laboratory study of air and water flows in air-injected Clean-In-Place (CIP) systems for milking machines are presented.

Technical Design and Assessment of Tube Equipment Using Two-Phase Flow for Cleaning and Disinfection

D.J. Reinemann, Department of Biological Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996.
Summaries both laboratory and field research to provide basic information for the design of air injected CIP systems and methods for field assessment of these systems.

Testing Cleaning Performance of Milking Systems with a Vacuum Recorder

D.J. Reinemann, 1996.
This bulletin helps you evaluate your cleaning system using a vacuum recorder.

Sizing Vacuum Pumps for Cleaning Milking Systems

D.J. Reinemann and G.A. Mein, Milking Research and Instructional Laboratory, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1995.
Develops recommendations for the minimum vacuum pump capacity, and system design
and control guidelines to make effective and efficient use of air injection.

System Design and Performance Testing for Cleaning Milking Systems

D.J. Reinemann, Milking Research and Instructional Laboratory, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1995.
Evaluate performance and design guidelines to properly locate and adjust air injection to assure efficient and effective circulation of cleaning solutions.

Airflow Requirements, Design Parameters and Troubleshooting for Cleaning Milking Systems

D.J. Reinemann and J.M. Book, 1994.
Effective chemical solutions at the proper temperature must contact all surfaces of the milking system for sufficient time and with sufficient velocity for successful cleaning. A wide variety of clean in place (CIP) system designs are used to meet these objective.

Flow Dynamics in Milking Parlor Clean-in-Place Systems

D. J. Reinemann and R. W. Peebles, Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1994.
The results of a laboratory study of the air and water flow in air injected milking parlor Clean-In-Place (CIP) systems are presented.

Two-Phase Cleaning Flow Dynamics in Air Injected Milklines

D. J. Reinemann and A. Grassholff, Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1994.
Presents the results of a study of slug flow dynamics in air injected milkline Clean-In-Place (CIP) systems.

Milkline Cleaning Dynamics: Design Guidelines and Troubleshooting

D. J. Reinemann and A. Grassholff, Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1993.
Presents the results of a theoretical and experimental study preformed to characterize the dynamics of air injected CIP flows and presents preliminary recommendations for the design and troubleshooting of milking CIP systems.

Interaction of Chemical, Thermal and Physical Actions on the Removal of Bacteria from Milk Contact Surfaces

Reinemann, D.J., Wong, A.L.C., and E. Rabotski, Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1993.
Characterizes the effects of the high level of shear encountered in air injected CIP systems on bacterial removal, and investigates the interactive effects of physical, chemical and thermal actions on bacterial removal.