Informative Content About Our Products and Industry

April 20, 2022

These Valves Are Authorized To Display The 3-A Symbol

Whether you are stopping or diverting flow in your process system, the Definox Single Seat Valves offer a flexible...
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March 2, 2022

Sometimes requirements change

Sometimes requirements change and it becomes necessary to replace an existing TOP-FLO® manual process valve with an automated on/off or control...
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February 9, 2022

These Are A Good Alternative To More Expensive Valves

Premium manual butterfly valves are a good alternative to more expensive valves for use with fluids that are not intended...
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January 5, 2022

These Valves Are Designed To Evacuate Lines of Product or CIP Solution

The TOP-FLO® 62-174R Air Blow Check Valves are designed to evacuate lines of product or CIP solution and for...
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December 8, 2021

This Valve Will Evacuate The Air From Your System Without The Risk Of Product Loss

The TOP-FLO® 60ARV air relief valve is a great way to evacuate the air from your system without the...
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November 9, 2021

Pump Seals in Brewery Process Applications

The recent surge in growth of the Craft Brewing industry has brought about many new opportunities. It has also...
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October 14, 2021

Instructions Specific To Correctly Positioning The Drive Collar on a TOP-FLO® C-Series Centrifugal Pump

Step 1: Before beginning, follow your company’s lock-out/tag-out procedure. Wear proper PPE. Reference the Steel & O’Brien maintenance manual online...
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September 8, 2021

What Information Is Needed When Selecting A Pump?

Steel & O’Brien utilizes several tools which assist us in selecting and sizing the correct pump for a specific...
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August 13, 2021

Which Actuator Do I Need?

When you need a complete valve and actuator assembly, many actuators are already matched to the valve you’re looking...
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July 30, 2021

What Is A Sanitary Ball Type Check Valve and How Does It Work?

TOP-FLO® Ball-type check valves are one of the styles of check valves used for low viscosity fluid backflow prevention...
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June 2, 2021

Do You Need Help Assembling A Centrifugal Pump?

Click here to view our Centrifugal Pump Assembly video
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April 5, 2021

Hygienic Valve Considerations For Compendial Water Systems

Typical system operating parameters: Temperature:       68º F – 185º F (20º C – 85º C) Pressure:   ...
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