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Should I Specify a Diaphragm Seal or an O-ring Seal for my Control Valve?

June 14, 2019

That answer depends on the process media, and of course, end user engineer preferences for that media.  I can tell…
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New Steriflow Valve Control Valve Sizing Program!

May 22, 2019

We are excited to announce the enhanced version of the Steriflow Valve Control Valve sizing program, JVCV – SVCV Max,…
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FDA Approval for Clean Steam Trap, or Bellows Fill Fluid? That is Not Exactly the Truth…..

January 11, 2019

One of our competitors recently advertised their sanitary steam trap as having “FDA approved element fill”.  I was curious as…
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Providing Pure Gas and Air to BioProcess Units: Part Two

December 7, 2018

Providing Pure Gas and Air to upstream and downstream BioProcess units is critical business.  Here are a few things we…
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Providing Pure Gas and Air to BioProcess Units: Part One

November 30, 2018

Revised*: 12/5/18 *The author made a units error in the original post. In the bullet point underneath the second paragraph,…
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WFI Distribution: End of Loop Pressure Control

June 22, 2018

I had an interesting application call yesterday from our great rep in the Carolinas that I want to share. His…
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J-Series Valve on Fermenter Sparges Ammonia Gas

May 18, 2018

Not all valves in pharma and biopharma plants are for hygienic or sterile applications.  There are a lot of installation…
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Preventative Maintenance for a Mark 95 Sanitary Back Pressure Regulator

December 12, 2016

This video will answer a customer’s question about the maintenance frequency for a Mark 95 sanitary back pressure regulator. Karl…
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Can Steriflow Valves be made out of Alloy Materials?

November 21, 2016

In this video, I will answer a customer’s question regarding which materials can be used on Steriflow Valves. Watch to…
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What are the Cracking Pressures for SVC/SHC Sanitary Check Valves?

November 11, 2016

Watch as I answer a customer’s question regarding cracking pressures for the SVC/SHC springless sanitary check valve. She would also…
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What is the Maximum Flow Rate of a Mark 978 Control Valve?

October 28, 2016

In this video, I will answer a customer’s question regarding the flow rate of their Mark 978 Sanitary Control Valve….
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Pressure Reducing Valves Part Five: Minimizing Offset on Clean Steam and Liquid Applications

September 16, 2016

Factors that a user can control during design and specification to minimize offset In our last blog post, we discussed…
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Pressure Reducing Valves Part Four: Minimizing Offset on Clean Air and Gas Applications

September 2, 2016

In our last blog, we discussed the factors that a user can control during commissioning to lower offset. Examples were…
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Pressure Reducing Valves Part Three: Factors that a User Can Control to Minimize Offset

July 1, 2016

In our last blog post, we discussed the factors that influence offset, and the amount of that offset.  Some of…
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Pressure Reducing Valves Part Two: Factors that Influence Offset (droop)

June 24, 2016

In our last blog, we discussed what offset (droop) is and why it occurs. This week, we will discuss what…
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