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Distributing pharmaceutical water – continuously,economically and sustainably

Pharmaceutical water system chart

Water is an essential ingredient to pharmaceutical manufacturing. Once purified, non-compendial water, purified water or water for injection must be stored and distributed in systems appropriately designed, installed, commissioned and validated. Controlling the water quality in the distribution loop to ensure delivery to the point of use at the required flow and temperature can be challenging. Which is why pharmaceutical manufacturers looking for sustainable, energy-efficient solutions to deal with, or prevent, rouging, biofilm buildup or other impurities in the water distribution loop look to Alfa Laval as a trustworthy partner.

To make easy work of system and equipment validation, there’s Alfa Laval Q-doc, our cutting-edge documentation package for the pharmaceutical industry. For hassle-free qualification and validation, Q-doc encompasses every aspect of production, from raw material sourcing to the delivery of finished equipment. This provides full transparency and enables the slightest change in material or manufacture to be traced – even when it comes to spare parts.

Objective of pharmaceutical water systems

  • Maintain water quality within acceptable limits
  • Deliver water to the points-of-use at the required flow and temperature
  • Minimize capital investment and operating expenses
  • Ease validation of all equipment, spare parts and service kits

Rely on Alfa Laval as your single supplier to help you meet to the stringent demands of pharmaceutical water systems. It’s easy to comply with all the pharmaceutical requirements for safety, hygiene, economy, energy-efficiency and reduced waste simply by taking advantage of our vast pharmaceutical process expertise, broad and proven hygenic equipment and global service network

Ten top reasons: Pharma water systems

Why choose Alfa Laval

  • Energy savings from pumps, diaphragm valves and Pharma-X heat exchangers
  • Easy installation, validation and maintenance with Alfa Laval Q-doc
  • Minimized sanitization time due to improved bacteria control from hygienically designed and crevice-free Alfa Laval equipment
  • Minimized rouging thanks to Alfa Laval’s UltraPure surface finish with controlled and optimized polishing and cleaning procedures
  • Minimized maintenance due to an optimized Alfa Laval water-for injection (WFI) pump shaft seal, long-lasting diaphragms and high-quality shell-and-tube heat exchanger