Driftless Attended the Craft Brewer's Conference 2023!

Driftless Attended the Craft Brewer's Conference 2023!

Driftless Precision Products attended the 2023 Craft Brewer's Conference in Nashville, TN! 

While we attended the event, we listened to questions and concerns from attendees. We heard a few comments and questions while we were there... these are some of the FAQs we put together after conversations with industry experts.

FAQs for the Craft Brewing Industry

Butterfly Valves are Cheaper

Driftless Ceramic Core Ball Valves provide a price competitive alternative to high maintenance, difficult to clean butterfly valves while providing benefits by way of superior durability, longevity, and sanitation. 

Butterfly Valves are Easier to Clean

Driftless Ceramic Core Ball Valve's flow through design - hermetically sealed to 0.025µ (microns), smaller than bacteria or other common (and uncommon) contaminants. There is no way for fluid to enter beyond the wetted - flow area of the valve. To clean, simply run the usual solutions through the valve with it open fully, 50% open, and then cycled open and closed to ensure even distribution of the cleaning solution on all surfaces. 

Butterfly Valves are Easy to Remove and Clean if Required

Removal of the Driftless Ceramic Core Ball Valve is NOT required for cleaning. 

Butterfly Valves are Space Saving

The ball valve, when configured properly can have very compact dimensions. 

Butterfly valves can come with a locking mechanism

The pressure balanced nature of the ceramic ball valve does not require a locking mechanism to hold position. However, a locking mechanism is available upon request. A ball valve will remain in whatever position it is set. 

If the ball is ceramic, would it be porous and difficult to clean? Can it pass a specific cleanliness whether it is swabbed?

The Driftless Ceramic Core Ball Valve is non-porous. The ceramic ball’s surface is polished and impermeable. The ball valve has passed all NSF sanitation requirements for sterility and hygiene.

How does the ceramic core affect the motor size of an electronic control ball valve?

The Driftless Ceramic Core Electronic Control Ball Valve uses MUCH smaller motors due to their low torque operation.

Call or email today to learn more. 

(608) 432-5603 • info@driftless-products.com • www.driftless-products.com

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