An ingenious new design - meeting 3A and USDA standards - features a double-faceted sculptured plug replacing the standard "bored parts." This reduces sharp turns and turbulence in the line. With the valve in any position, the product flow is completely unobstructed.A 2mm. thick teflon envelope encapsulates the stainless steel plug. Results: perfect seating, a smooth action, no jamming, no metal to metal freeze. And the teflon-clad plug is conforming: you can interchange any plug in any two or three-way valve body of the same size!Easy to dismantle for conventional cleaning, the perfect fit of the ITC plug makes bottom gaskets unnecessary: no sump is created.Manufactured entirely of stainless steel (304 or 316), the ITC Plug Valve is available in sizes 1" to 3" - Three-way clamp ends, bevel seat, or weld ends - Two-way clamp ends, bevel seat, or weld ends.