This sample valve has no pockets or crevices for bacteria to hide in. Ball valves can trap liquid between the seals in the internal ball when opening and closing. We do not recommend any ball valves on the ‘cold’ side of brewing for this reason.
Simply twist the valve handle to draw out a sample from the conical.
-FDA Silicone seals
This item is available with a special order. It may take an additional 1-2 weeks to ship depending on availability from the manufacturer.