What to Look for in Sanitary Sight Glasses

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Industries are rising at a very high rate today. Some of the sectors on this rise are the foods and beverages processing and pharmaceutical industries. In a bid to check on hygiene and sanitation within the areas, sanitary sight glasses are used. The glasses help in avoidance of bacterial contamination of the foods, beverages, and drugs as well.

One of the reasons why sanitary sight glasses are preferred in the industries is their simplicity. Since they do not require any tools to maintain, they are friendly, economical, and easy to use.

When the sanitary sight glass is installed within a pipeline/vessel, it serves as a window where an operator can observe the processes that are going on in a boiler, water tank, reactors or pipes. This enables control of whatever is taking place in the containers for proper sanitation.

Technical Specification:

Sanitary sight glass must have some specific technical specifications for it to deliver the best service in any industry. The list below summarizes the best such specifications that you should consider next time you want to buy a sanitary sight glass;

– Size: 1″- 4″ (DN25 to DN100)

– End connection: Butt-weld, sanitary clamp, flange, and thread.

– Full port design

– 360° viewing

– Both vertical and horizontal positions can be installed

– Working temperature: 14°F to 248°F (-10°C to 120°C), VMQ (Silicone).

– Max Operating pressure 145psig/10bar.

– Standard: IDF, BS, RJT, SMS, DIN

– Surface treatment: <Ra 32µin (0.8µm)

A sanitary sight glass is an essential tool that every industry must have. This is in a bid to observe maximum hygienic and sanitation requirements for all industries.

The next time you will be planning to buy a sight glass for sanitary purposes, think about all the types highlighted above and choose the one that works best for you. Avoid blind and impulse buying and keep hygiene and sanitation at the highest levels.