Category : Product Descriptions

What is Orbital Welding?

  • John Zabkowicz
  • December 14, 2020
A customer recently inquired about a large custom job and whether or not we had orbital welding capabilities. We do! For those of you who may not know what orbital welding is please allow us to explain. You’re likely well aware of standard welding, the process of fusing together of two pieces of metal using…

How to Clean a Food Grade Hose

  • John Zabkowicz
  • December 12, 2020
Occasionally, we get asked by customers if the food-grade hoses we supply are ready for production usage right out of the box. The answer to this question is a resounding “no”. It is imperative to the safety of your manufacturing process lines to clean any products you receive before they come in contact with food,…
A customer recently provided a list of fittings for quote. Within the list there were several links he had found online to some of our competitors’ fittings. We provided a detailed quote to the customer explaining that in some cases we cannot compete on pricing, however, in all cases we can compete on product availability,…
“I think you sent me the wrong gaskets.” There wasn’t a hint of anger in the voice of the customer, rather almost a sense of desperation approaching mild panic. “I have to get these gaskets in place today and you guys sent me the wrong ones. I ordered the Viton Orifice Plate Gasket from your…

What is Oxygen Cleaning?

  • John Zabkowicz
  • September 16, 2020
Some customers within the biopharmaceutical industry, among others, require products to be cleaned beyond what is considered “clean” to other industries. These customers rely on all manufacturing equipment to be cleansed to the most rigorous requirements. It’s possible for organic and inorganic material to be left on fittings during the normal course of handling products…
You may have noticed that our gasket prices are higher than some of our competitors. What you may not know is that not all gaskets are created equal. The gaskets offered by Sanitary Fittings are Class VI Certified which means they have passed the most rigorous testing for biocompatibility. Class VI testing ensures that the…
One of the most overlooked pieces of equipment in your sanitary process lines is the lowly Tri-Clamp gasket.  Perhaps you don’t give it much thought, but this little piece is crucial for maintaining a leak-proof system. If not properly cleaned and maintained, the tri-clamp gasket can be the source of huge problems including the contamination…
Tri-Clamp ferrules are available in a variety of options to suit your specific application needs.  All ferrules available from Sanitary Fittings still retain the common tri-clamp connection, however, there are certain elements for each fitting that make it unique.  The following is a list of tri-clamp ferrules we offer: Tri-Clamp Long Ferrule Short Ferrule Light…
There are several sanitary clamps available to choose from.  Each has its own unique design and serves a specific purpose.  Let’s start by taking a look at the different types of sanitary clamps that we offer.  They include: Single-Pin Heavy Duty Clamp Double-Pin and Three-Segment Clamps High-Pressure Clamps Squeeze clamps Continue reading to learn more…
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