Need a Manufacturer’s 3-A Certificate?

Need a Manufacturer’s 3-A Certificate?

Sep 14, 2011

Do you need a manufacturer's 3-A certificate for equipment installed at your facility? The 3-A Sanitary Standards website is your portal for finding...

Does Our Current Flow in the Right Direction?

Does Our Current Flow in the Right Direction?

Jun 2, 2011

Just as a perfect steak is useless without someone to eat it, a website relies on its audience for it to serve a purpose. With that in mind, we want to ask you, the reader, “How are we doing?” Are we addressing the issues you care about? Asking the questions you ask yourself? Are you happy to go with the flow of our topics—or are you fighting the current just to stay interested?

New Website Explains Mixproof Valve Technology

New Website Explains Mixproof Valve Technology

Oct 21, 2010

Mixproof valve technology has truly revolutionized the sanitary flow industries. With a double-seat mixproof design, you’re able to stream two different products or CIP fluid through the same valve at the same time—without any risk of cross-contamination. Mixproofs.com is a new website which answers these questions: How does this technology work? For what...

Sanitation Problems with Wall Penetrations

Sanitation Problems with Wall Penetrations

Aug 24, 2010

Do you have sanitation problems with wall and ceiling penetrations in your processing plant? Have you experienced thermal expansion, contraction, and water hammer in the piping causing damage to the wall plate? Have you seen the wall plates breaking away and sliding down the pipe, leaving an open hole in the wall? A new product in the market that solves this problem is Pipetite. It seals the penetration while allowing for significant movement of the pipe or tubing.

Why Do My AL-6XN Welds Look So Bad?

Why Do My AL-6XN Welds Look So Bad?

May 25, 2010

We’ve grown accustomed to judging the quality of a weld by its appearance. A good weld is shiny, smooth, and uniform in color, right? That may be the case when welding 304 or 316 stainless steel, but the rule doesn’t always apply when welding higher nickel alloys, such as AL-6XN. A typical AL-6XN weld will have non-uniform freeze lines and slag islands in...