A purchased viscometer tee cost an astounding $2,500 and contains pipe threads which are difficult to clean and time consuming; the threads also had an adverse effect on the laminar flow.
A wish list was to design a tee which contained sanitary fittings and cost less. The solution did not contain treads therefore no more false readings, easy cleaning and cost $350.00 for parts and welding.
Cost Savings of $2,150 each and 7 were needed for a Total Cost Savings of $15,050.
Viscometer is connected to the custom fitting via sanitary fitting.