Single-Stage End-Suction Pumps GEA Hilge HYGIA

Single-Stage End-Suction Centrifugal Pumps for Advanced Applications

More Flexibility for your Demanding Process Applications - The premium pump series GEA Hilge HYGIA in the GEA Varipump line consists of single-stage end-suction centrifugal pumps, constructed for use in industries with high demands to hygiene and flexibility.

Corresponds to the Highest Global Hygiene Requirements

Produced of high-quality materials that meet the highest global hygiene standards, GEA Hilge HYGIA also offers a high level of flexibility. Apart from DIN, ASME and ISO connections, a flexible range of custom connections is available upon request.

The pumps are equipped with operating-point-optimized impellers. Different impeller geometries are available for this.

Suitable for the Highest Standards

The materials used for GEA Hilge HYGIA pumps have been selected for the use in hygienic processes. The housings are made of CrNiMo rolled steel (1.4404/1.4435) and have a smooth surface without pores and blowholes.

Certification-Compliant

GEA Hilge HYGIA pumps are CIP/SIP-able according to the performance criteria for pumps acc. to DIN EN 12462. The media-contacting parts meet the requirements of the QHD-standards and the EHEDG with test certificate as proof of CIP cleaning capacity.

Mechanical Seals – Choose the One to Suit You

A wide range of mechanical seal options is available to suit different media and applications. The mechanical seals used in the GEA Hilge HYGIA range are single inboard seals that maintain the optimum position in the liquid.

Choices Include

  • Single mechanical seals in sterile execution
  • Double mechanical seals (tandem or back-to-back)
  • Standard seal face material: carbon/stainless steel and SiC/SiC
  • Standard O-ring material: EPDM (FDA-compliant)
  • Additional designs and materials available upon request

Technical data

GEA Hilge HYGIA 50 Hz 60 Hz
Flow 120 m³/h 120 m³/h
Head 72 m 92 m
Operating temperature up to 95 °C (150 °C upon request)
Sterilization temperature up to 140 °C (SIP)
Operating pressure PN 16 (PN 25 upon request)
 

Features and Benefits

The GEA Hilge HYGIA pump can be flexibly employed in all application ranges in which reliable hygienic pump function is required. This includes the following areas:

Food & Beverage Industry
  • Beer/breweries
  • Dairies
  • Soft drinks
  • Yeast processing 
Life Science/Pharmaceutics Industry
  • Pumping of sterile and pure water (WFI)
  • Biotechnology
  • Infusions (nutrient solutions, alcohol)
  • Filling stations
Personal Care
  • Purified water, WFI
  • Lotions
  • Perfumes
Additional Industrial Applications
  • Cleaning processes (CIP systems)
  • Water technology processes
  • Semiconductor production
  • Metal surface treatment
  • Bio fuel
  • Water treatment systems
  • Textile industry
  • Paint systems

GEA Hilge HYGIA H

Single-Stage End-Suction High-pressure Centrifugal Pump for membrane filtration in the dairy, food and beverage industry.

The GEA Hilge HYGIA H as a part of the GEA Varipump line is an additional range to the pump portfolio of single-stage end-suction centrifugal pumps. The high-pressure pump is designed for system pressures up to 64 bar, is available in two sizes and suitable for the use in industries with high demands to hygiene and reliability. A typical application area for the new high-pressure pump is membrane filtration like Reverse Osmosis (RO) and Nano Filtration (NF) in the dairy, food and beverage industry.

Corresponds to the Highest Global Hygiene Requirements

Produced of high-quality materials that meet the strict global hygiene standards, GEA Hilge HYGIA H also offers maximum flexibility.

The pumps are equipped with operating-point-optimized impellers and are test bench approved.

Suitable for the Highest Standards

The materials used for GEA Hilge HYGIA H pumps have been selected for the use in hygienic processes. The housings are made of CrNiMo (1.4404) forged and have a smooth surface without pores and blowholes.

Certification-Compliant

GEA Hilge HYGIA H pumps are CIP/SIP-able according to the performance criteria for pumps acc. to DIN EN 12462. The media-contacting parts meet the requirements of the QHD and 3-A standards.

With High Pressure into the Dairy Industry

The new high-pressure pump from GEA is based on the GEA Hilge HYGIA which has proven itself over decades. The premium pump has always stood for good cleanability, high stability and quality. Now the series can also cover the high pressure ranges that are required for membrane filtration in the whey process.

Mechanical Seals – Choose the One to Suit You

A wide range of mechanical seal options is available to suit different media and applications. The mechanical seals used in the GEA Hilge HYGIA H range are single inboard seals that maintain the optimum position in the liquid.

Your advantages at a glance:

  • Designed for system pressures up to 64 bar 
  • Available in two sizes, with a flow rate of up to 200 m³/h
    and a maximum pump head of 72 m (50 Hz)
  • Capable of pumping a wide range of liquids 
  • High surface quality and maximum reliability for
    hygienic operation 
  • Complies with the highest hygiene standards (3-A) 
  • High reliability leads to better plant availability 
  • Proven HYGIA design over decades 
  • Competent pump experts support during the whole life
    cycle process
 

Design Variants

Standard variants Description
GEA Hilge HYGIA H Adapta Close-coupled pump with bearing bracket and coupling, horizontal installation, high pressure execution
GEA Hilge HYGIA H Adapta-SUPER Close-coupled pump with bearing bracket and coupling, horizontal installation, motor with stainless steel shroud, high pressure execution
Variations upon request Description
GEA Hilge HYGIA H Adapta tronic Close-coupled pump with bearing bracket and coupling, horizontal installation, high pressure execution, motor with built-in frequency converter (up to 22 kW)
GEA Hilge HYGIA H Adapta-SUPER tronic Close-coupled pump with bearing bracket and coupling, horizontal installation, high pressure execution, motor with stainless steel shroud and built-in frequency converter (up to 7.5 kW)

Technical Data

GEA Hilge HYGIA H 50 Hz 60 Hz
Max. Flow rate 200 m³/h 175 m³/h
Max. Pump head 72 m 105 m
Operating temperature up to 100 °C
Sterilization temperature up to 140 °C (SIP)
System pressure PN 64

Choices Include

  • Single mechanical seals
  • Double mechanical seals (tandem)
  • Standard seal face material: SiC/SiC
  • Standard O-ring material: EPDM (FDA-compliant)
  • Additional designs and materials available upon request

Features and Benefits

The GEA Hilge HYGIA H pump can be flexibly used in all application ranges in which reliable hygienic pump function is required.

Optimized impeller 
The pumps are equipped with operating-point optimized impellers. 
Hygienic construction
The constructional design allows optimal cleaning (CIP) and sterilization (SIP).
In-line mechanical seal
The front-loaded mechanical seals are easy to change and allow effective cleaning, cooling and lubrication. 
Dead end free design
The pumps meet the highest hygienic demands to avoid contamination.

Design variants - GEA Hilge HYGIA

Standard variants Description
GEA Hilge HYGIA Adapta Close-coupled pump with bearing bracket and coupling, horizontal installation
GEA Hilge HYGIA Adapta-SUPER Close-coupled pump with bearing bracket and coupling, horizontal installation, motor with stainless steel shroud
GEA Hilge HYGIA K Close-coupled pump with plug-in shaft connection, horizontal installation
GEA Hilge HYGIA K-SUPER Close-coupled pump with plug-in shaft connection, motor with stainless steel shroud, horizontal installation

Variations upon request Description
GEA Hilge HYGIA tronic Motor with built-in frequency converter (up to 22 kW)