Grade 304/316 Stainless Steel Tri Clover Unions
Tri Clovers are a very popular Hygienic Fitting due to providing a smooth, non-contaminating internal pipework joint. They consist of two ferrules which are compressed together using a clamp and a gasket between the two ferrules which provides a tight seal. Tri Clamp Unions are manufactured from both Grade 304 and Grade 316L stainless steel to standard AS1528.3 and are easy to remove by hand using the single hinge clamp wing nut. The clamp itself is made from Grade 304 stainless steel and the ferrules are made from 316L stainless steel.
AS 1528.3 Specifications
The aim of AS 1528.3 has been to standardize a hygienic tube fittings for use in dairy and other food and beverage manufacturing, that is effective in maintaining the required food safety standards and that is also readily available at a relatively economical price. The standards has been successful in these aims. It is also the only dimensionally integrated set of tube and fitting standards in the world.
Note: All Tri Clover Unions are sold with a Standard EPDM Seal. Temperature rating for EPDM "E" gasket material is -51Â°C to 148Â°C.