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Phone: 330-405-3040

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L.J. Star, Inc.
2201 Pinnacle Parkway
P.O. Box 1116
Twinsburg OH 44087
United States

L.J. Star is a customer-focused company that is simple to do business with because it offers the most expertise in process observation/control industry as well as remarkable customer service and delivery.

Because our products are critical to operational safety, we deal with our customers with a passionate commitment to integrity, truth, and the highest standards of business ethics.

We work with our customers to help them achieve their goals for productivity improvement, safety, and cost control.

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New line card for biotech and pharmaceutical processing

February 24, 2009
Manufacturer L.J. Star, Inc. has updated its line card of process observation equipment designed for use in sanitary applications, including sight glasses, sanitary fittings, visual flow indicators, light ports, Read More

New bubble trap meets specific pharmaceutical needs

July 28, 2008
New bubble trap is specifically designed for sanitary service. The trap is the first of its kind in that it is designed to be crevice-free and self-draining, efficiently removing unwanted Read More

Routine sight glass inspection is critical for operator safety

December 19, 2006
Does your company perform routine maintenance checks on your process observation equipment? Are your observation ports designed properly, providing a safe assembly where the glass is not under any stress? Read More

CIP/SIP hygienic sight glass improves reliability with less maintenance

December 19, 2006
L.J. Star’s ASME-BPE compliant MetaClamp® type Metaglas® sight glass is designed for use either in-line, allowing operators to view the flow within a piping system, or it can be mounted Read More

Chemical company finds safer sight glass

December 4, 2006
A large chemical company experienced a major failure with a sight glass on a media vessel. The glass failed under surprisingly low pressure, and tragically resulted in an employee losing Read More

First safety clamp for hygienic/sanitary connections

December 4, 2006
L.J. Star, a leading supplier of process observation equipment, introduced the SH Style Safety Clamp for hygienic/sanitary connections – the first safety clamp to be offered by a North American Read More

Fused glass/metal windows offer sight and light in sanitary applications

October 10, 2006
Now available in a wide variety of sanitary-application designs, Metaglas® mechanically prestressed borosilicate glass windows deliver service well beyond the limits of conventional windows or of prestressed windows using soda-lime Read More

Lighting analysis factors

October 10, 2006
Measurement of LightLumens is a measurement of light in all directions. This unit of measurement is best used for incandescent bulbs. When a reflector is used, however, the light is Read More

Circular DIN 28120 Sightglass provides clear viewing up to 235 psi and 280 degrees C

September 27, 2006
A complete line of circular weld-on sightglass fittings from L.J. Star Inc. make it possible to view directly the internals of pressure vessels, silos, gear-trains, pipelines etc. in high-pressure applications. Read More

When Are Fused Glass/Metal Sight Glasses Appropriate in Biopharm Applications?

September 27, 2006
Metaglas windows are widely used in sanitary service. Here one is shown configured to accept a sanitary-service clamp. Myth: Fused glass/metal sight glasses using ordinary soda-lime glass are appropriate Read More

Sightglass safety guidelines

August 7, 2006
The apparent simplicity of sightglasses has lured many process operators into costly, sometimes dangerous equipment failures. The potential hazards of a sightglass failure in a high-pressure or high temperature system Read More

Cost-effective Ex camera system enhances process QA, QC and safety

August 7, 2006
Providing real-time control-room monitoring of technical processing operations at a range of up to 1000 meters, the Lumiglas® Visulex Ex Camera System from L.J. Star Inc. saves on-site staff and Read More

Busting myths about prestressed glass/metal windows

June 5, 2006
Myth: Hastelloy prestressed glass/metal windows using soda-lime glass provide a greater view diameter than those formed of duplex stainless steel and borosilicate glass. Fact: The real key in determining Read More

Fused glass/metal windows offer sight and light in sanitary applications

June 5, 2006
Now available in a wide variety of sanitary-application designs, Metaglas® mechanically prestressed borosilicate glass windows deliver service well beyond the limits of conventional windows or of prestressed windows using soda-lime Read More

Factors of Reflected Light - Measurement of Light

April 10, 2006
Which Measurement is Appropriate? Lumens is a measurement of light in all directions. This unit of measurement is best used for use when measuring the output of incandescent bulbs. Foot-candles, Read More

Sanitary, Ex-rated Luminaire serves sight/light ports and area lighting needs

April 10, 2006
Safe, powerful and versatile, the USL 08-EX lights from L.J. Star Inc. provide 35 to 100 watts of illumination in a variety of sanitary applications. Equipped with a Metaglas® Read More

A handy glossary of 190 common sanitary process terms

February 22, 2006
A Handy Glossary of 190 Common Sanitary Processing TermsFrom the Sanitary Process Observation & Illumination Equipment Specialists From "3-A" to "WFI" our site provides a list of precise definitions Read More

Compact fiber optic light improves viewing through sanitary sight windows

February 20, 2006
Lumi-View 35™ rigid fiber optic light provides powerful illumination through a sight window without obscuring the view. This new light occupies only ¾ inch of the window’s viewing area while Read More

Features

Cool white light best illuminates stainless-steel process vessels

February 1, 2014
The stainless-steel interiors of process vessels common to food, beverage and pharmaceuticals processing must be subject to regular visual inspection. Read More

New Products

L.J. Star LumiStar3000 LED sight-glass light

Sight-Glass Light Improves Visibility of Critical Processes

March 13, 2014
L.J. Star Inc. has introduced the LumiStar3000™, a 60mm LED sight-glass light that is four times brighter than a typical sight-glass light, improving visibility of critical processes. Read More
L.J. Star ESL55-EX LED sight glass light

LED Sight Glass Light

January 22, 2014
L.J. Star announced that a six diode version of its award-winning ESL55-EX LED sight glass light has received ATEX approval, making an extra -bright LED light available for hazardous environments that require stainless steel housings. Read More

Sanitary lock-out clamp limits access to hazardous piping

July 23, 2007
Safety clamp allows the clamp to be positively locked, ensuring that only authorized personnel have access to the clamp. The new lock-out clamp from L.J. Star is designed for use Read More
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