Pharmaceutical and Cosmetics Production

Beauty for your balance sheet: KSB hygienic pumps and valves for sterile processes

Cosmetics and pharmaceuticals manufacturing is subject to the most stringent hygiene and quality standards. KSB offers efficient and reliable solutions for every requirement. 

Reliability and cost control are essential in pharmaceutical and cosmetics production

Manufacturing pharmaceutical and cosmetic products places extremely high demands on components – especially in terms of maintenance and cleaning.

In addition to application-specific requirements, products used in pharmaceutical and cosmetics production must also offer impressive cost effectiveness. The key here is avoiding costly unplanned downtimes.

Hygienic pumps for pharmaceutical production

Hygienic pumps from KSB used in pharmaceutical water treatment plants

KSB products for pharmaceutical and cosmetics production: reliable, flexible, durable

KSB offers a broad portfolio of reliable and low-maintenance pumps for sterile processes in hygienic design. This means that you will always find the right product for your needs at KSB. 

Rely on outstanding KSB product quality, minimise unplanned downtime and lower your total cost of ownership.

You stand to benefit from KSB’s status as a full-range supplier specialising both in hygiene and secondary processes. In addition to pumps and valves for peripheral systems, KSB can also offer you a wide range of products for hygiene applications.

Highest product quality for the most exacting demands in the production of cosmetics and pharmaceuticals

The Vita pump range from KSB is the first choice for all hygiene and sterile processes in pharmaceutical and cosmetics production. With their design minimising dead volume, Vita pumps ensure absolutely sterile processes. The extensive Vita pump family offers the right product for every requirement.

KSB’s hygienic pumps are designed in line with the hygienic design requirements of EHEDG and EC regulation 1935/2004. No matter whether pumping, dosing or filling: Designs minimising dead volume ensure a longer shelf life of the end product and optimise the cleaning processes.  
KSB’s pharmaceutical pumps are manufactured from absolutely hygienic, CIP/SIP-compatible materials. They are able to process, pump and dose fluids and highly viscous media especially gently – and thus fulfil a further quality criterion.  
At KSB, a special LSA team (Life Sciences Applications) is on hand to help. The team has been trained for the requirements of the pharmaceuticals and cosmetics sector and has broad application knowledge.

Our portfolio

KSB offers a wide range of products for pharmaceutical and cosmetics production:

  • Hygienic pumps for pharmaceutical and cosmetics production
  • Standardised chemical pumps
  • Process pumps
  • Positive displacement pumps
  • Self-priming centrifugal pumps 

Applications include

  • Pharmaceutical production 
  • Cosmetics production
  • Sterile process engineering and process technology
  • Filtration

Your benefits

  • Compliance with the strictest hygiene standards
  • Sterile processes thanks to designs with minimal dead volume 
  • Consistent product quality due to reliable processes and operation without downtime
  • Reduced total cost of ownership through low maintenance, minimised downtime and long service life
  • Pumps for hygiene applications and secondary processes 

Certified Quality

Find suitable pumps for pharmaceutical and cosmetics production now

KSB offers products for equipping peripheral systems together with a wide range of pumps for hygiene applications.

Vitacast Bloc

Vitacast Bloc

Service-friendly volute casing pump with magnetless KSB SuPremE motor of efficiency class IE4/IE5 and PumpDrive variable speed system. All wetted components are made of 1.4404/1.4409 (AISI 316L/CF3M) stainless steel. Designed with very little dead volume; open impeller, electropolished surface, excellent efficiency. Hygienic design for the highest requirements on cleanability (CIP/SIP-compatible), certified by the TNO Nutrition and Food Research Institute to EHEDG standards. All materials comply with FDA standards and EN 1935/2004. Trolley available among other accessories. ATEX-compliant version available.



Sturdy rotary lobe pump in hygienic design, bi-directional operation possible, horizontal or vertical orientation of connections. Hygienic design, highly CIP/SIP-compatible due to its almost complete lack of dead volume or narrow clearances. All wetted components made of 1.4404/1.4409 (AISI 316L/CF3M) stainless steel; various rotor types, shaft seals and process connections available. Installed as a pump set with geared standardised motor. Vitalobe is EHEDG-certified. The pump elastomers comply with FDA standards and EN 1935/2004. Accessories include trolley, heatable casing or casing cover and overpressure protection unit. ATEX-compliant version is available.



Multistage centrifugal pump in close-coupled design for vertical or horizontal installation. All wetted components are made of 1.4401/1.4408 (AISI 316/CF8M) stainless steel. Versatile, robust and especially energy-efficient. CIP/SIP-compatible. All materials comply with FDA standards and EN 1935/2004. Trolley also available among other accessories.



Multistage vertical high-pressure centrifugal pump in ring-section design with suction and discharge nozzles of identical nominal diameters arranged opposite to each other (in-line design), close-coupled. With KSB SuPremE, a magnetless synchronous reluctance motor of efficiency class IE4/IE5 to IEC TS 60034-30-2:2016, for operation with the KSB PumpDrive 2 or KSB PumpDrive 2 Eco variable speed system without rotor position sensors. Motor mounting points in accordance with EN 50347, envelope dimensions in accordance with DIN V 42673 (07-2011). ATEX-compliant version available.

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Installation and commissioning

Installation and Commissioning

Reliability right from the start: KSB service specialists are there to take care of your system with the installation of pumps, valves and automation components. Professional, reliable, on hand worldwide.

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KSB offers professional and fast service for pumps of any make and, if required, can modernise them to the latest technological standards. KSB also provides this service for explosion-proof pump sets.

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