The SS Ball valve is used if flow needs to be shut off. This allows pipes or hoses to be disconnected without any spillage. It is used in just about every brewery. Most commonly located on the kettle, stainless ball valves allow the user to control liquid flow during transfers. The reason stainless steel is necessary is it comes in direct contact with wort. The offered SS Ball Valve is made for use in various commercial applications. It is very durable and easy to operate.