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Swagelok Northern California Blog

The blog for fluid systems engineers, installers, buyers, and managers

Each Wednesday our followers and subscribers get a link to something new, from just-released publications or just-announced events, to a peek at a customer's fluid system or newly posted videos, slides, or recorded briefings.

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Swagelok in Action: Avoid Fugitive Emissions with a Leak-Free Assembly

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 8/24/16 9:00 AM

Whether your focus is saving time and money, reducing waste, or solving an operational problem for peace of mind, Swagelok Northern California offers a solution. Since 1963, we’ve worked hard to make it easy for you to do business, no matter the assembly challenge you may face. With successful case studies across a wide range of industries, we’re proud to provide innovative assemblies every day.

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Topics: Assembly Solutions

Swagelok in Action: Get a Panel Assembly That You Can Stand By

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 8/17/16 9:00 AM

Outsourcing talent may not be the first solution that comes to mind for an in-house assembly, but it’s often the best approach. Since 1963, Swagelok Northern California’s team has worked to make it easy for you to do business. From the deep Swagelok parts inventory to our wide range of technical experience, no assembly solution is beyond our expertise.

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Topics: Assembly Solutions

Swagelok in Action: A ‘Quick’ Fix to a Complex Problem

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 8/10/16 9:00 AM

At Swagelok Northern California, we have a simple goal: to make it easy for you to do business.

No matter the complexity, size, or specialization of a customer project, our team confidently provides the parts and experience needed to handle it smoothly. With over 50 years of experience crafting assemblies, we've developed unique solutions for countless customer challenges. 

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Topics: Assembly Solutions

Swagelok in Action: Find a Reliable Partner to Avoid Assembly Risks and Costs

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 8/3/16 8:00 AM

Every Swagelok assembly is crafted with exact specifications, high quality, and truly dedicated service. Since 1963, our team has worked to be one of the industry’s most reliable partners, helping to save time and money, reducing excess waste, and offering peace of mind to customers both large and small.
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Topics: Assembly Solutions

Customer Success Story: Swagelok ALD Valves Mean Less Downtime

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 7/20/16 8:00 AM

“With Swagelok’s ALD valves, we are getting millions of cycles without any problems. In fact, we have yet to break one,” notes Becker. “The lifetimes of these valves are phenomenal. We also appreciate the fact that you can heat them. It’s the perfect ALD valve.”

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Topics: Valves

Two Core Questions

Posted by Neil Ide on 7/14/16 8:00 AM

What is it that you do best?

Have you ever found yourself woefully underprepared to tackle a project? I have, more than once. So let me ask two questions...

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Topics: Custom Solutions, Services

Swagelok at SEMICON West - Definitely NOT Business As Usual

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 7/13/16 8:00 AM

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From source to exhaust, Swagelok components and solutions are used throughout the semiconductor manufacturing process, find out what you will see at the Swagelok booth at SEMICON West 2016.

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Topics: Semiconductor

SEMICON West 2016 Preview and Complimentary Registration

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 7/6/16 8:00 AM

Here is a preview of what you will see next week at Swagelok's SEMICON West booth, and an opportunity to register for free, compliments of Swagelok Company.

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Topics: Semiconductor

Case Study: Brownie's Third Lung Breathes Easier After Installing Swagelok

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 6/29/16 8:00 AM

Crammed into the tight brow area of a 50-foot sport fishing boat with little room to move, Robert Carmichael narrowly avoided a chunk of flying metal that whizzed past his head...at that moment Carmichael decided to look for a new solution.

Get the complete Third Lung case study (PDF), other success stories and how Swagelok Northern California can help your fluid systems succeed at http://northerncal.swagelok.com/success

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Topics: Custom Solutions

Case Study: Value-Added Solutions Help Customer Meet Big Production Goal

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 6/22/16 8:00 AM

Get the complete story on this and other success stories and how Swagelok Northern California can help your fluid systems succeed at http://northerncal.swagelok.com/success

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Topics: Custom Solutions