HOUSTON, Texas (May 13, 2015) – Center Line® 200 Resilient Seated Butterfly Valves from Crane ChemPharma & Energy are now NSF-61 & NSF-372 certified for potable water and lead-free service. Certification to NSF/ANSI Standard 61 ensures that a product meets the regulatory requirements for the U.S. and Canada, and it can often fulfill the testing requirements for many other countries as well.

“For more than 40 years, Center Line valves have delivered reliable performance in the chemical processing, food and beverage, power, and pulp and paper industries” said Alysha King, Global Business Line Manager for Crane ChemPharma & Energy. “With the NSF certification, we can now further enhance the breadth of solutions that we provide to our customers, and help ensure the safety and quality of potable water systems worldwide.”

Manufactured in stainless steel and aluminum bronze materials, the valves offer positive bi-directional shutoff, direct mount automation and exceptional performance in both gas and liquid service. These valves feature a phenolic or aluminum-backed cartridge seat and precision-machined parts to assure years of dependable operation. For more information about Center Line resilient-seated butterfly valves and all of Crane’s valve solutions, please visit


About Crane

Crane Co. is a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products. Founded in 1855, Crane provides products and solutions to customers in the aerospace, electronics, hydrocarbon processing, petrochemical, chemical, power generation, automated merchandising, transportation and other markets. The Company has four business segments: Aerospace & Electronics, Engineered Materials, Merchandising Systems, and Fluid Handling. Crane has approximately 11,000 employees in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Crane Co. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:CR). For more information, visit

Crane ChemPharma & Energy (within Crane’s Fluid Handling segment) designs and manufactures a variety of high performance products including: highly engineered check valves, sleeved plug valves, lined valves, process ball valves, high performance butterfly valves, bellows sealed globe valves, aseptic and industrial diaphragm valves, multi/quarter-turn valves, actuation, sight glasses, lined pipe, fittings and hoses, and air operated diaphragm and peristaltic pumps. Its trusted brands (in alphabetical order) ALOYCO®, CENTER LINE®, COMPAC-NOZ®, CRANE®, DEPA®, DUO-CHEK®, ELRO®, FLOWSEAL®, JENKINS®, KROMBACH®, NOZ-CHEK®, PACIFIC VALVES®, RESISTOFLEX®, REVO®, SAUNDERS®, STOCKHAM®, TRIANGLE®, UNI-CHEK®, WTA®, and XOMOX® offer customers complete and innovative product portfolio designed for the most demanding corrosive, erosive, and high purity applications. Among the industries served are the chemical processing, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, oil & gas, refining, and power generation. For more information, visit


Center Line® 200 Resilient Seated Butterfly Valves from Crane Now Approved for Lead-free Service
Center Line® 200 weichdichtende Absperrklappen von Crane sind ab sofort für den Einsatz in bleifreien Anwendungen freigegeben
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