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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: Space-Efficient Assemblies

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 11/29/16 9:00 AM

For nearly seven decades, Swagelok has been providing sophisticated products and services for a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, power, and alternative fuels. Whether starting on a CAD design or troubleshooting for existing systems, our  Swagelok Assembly Solutions team is proud to offer customized assembly services to meet clients’ specific needs.

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Topics: Assembly Solutions

Swagelok Hose Assembly Video Shows Swagelok Hose Technicians at Work

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 11/10/16 8:15 AM

Get an inside look at how we manufacture Swagelok hose assemblies to your specifications

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Topics: Hoses

Our Swagelok Pressure Regulator Assembly Program Is Engineered to Deliver Fast

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 11/2/16 8:30 AM

Pressure regulator and pressure gauge stocking program helps us speed up delivery

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Topics: Regulators

The Right Valve for Controlling Flow Direction? Check!

Posted by Neil Ide on 10/27/16 9:00 AM

Also known as non-return valves, they’re more complex than you might think

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Topics: Valves

Swagelok Replay: Watch Our Webinar On Back Pressure Regulators

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 10/13/16 11:00 AM

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Learn more about back pressure regulators. Get access to the presentation slide deck and the video replay at http://northerncal.swagelok.com/back-pressure-regulator-webinar

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Topics: Regulators, Training

Are Your Fluid System Assemblies at Risk?

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 10/5/16 8:00 AM


Is your company taking unnecessary risks with fabrication and assembly? Our latest white paper breaks down the assembly process, points out potential risks, and provides possible solutions. 

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Topics: Assembly Solutions

What It Means To Earn ISO 9001:2015 Registration

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 9/29/16 1:00 PM


From the beginning, quality was a core value for Swagelok, learn about how we recently became ISO 9001:2015 certified. 

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Topics: Swagelok Northern California, Company News

Fred Lennon's Legacy of Maintaining High Quality Continues at Swagelok

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 9/20/16 9:00 AM

Fred Lennon, Founder, Swagelok Company

In 1947, Fred Lennon borrowed $500 to start a company around an ingenious two ferrule tube fitting and a relentless pursuit of quality. Since then, Swagelok has become $2 billion global company.

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Topics: Swagelok

Are Your Risks Under Control? We'll Help You Find Out

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 9/15/16 9:00 AM

Assess your Risk with our Fabrication and Assembly Risk Assessment Tool

Know your risk. Understand the level of risk within each of the key stages of your current fabrication and assembly process by taking our online assessment.

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Topics: Assembly Solutions

Changing The World One Fluid System At A Time

Posted by Jeff Hopkins on 9/13/16 8:30 AM

Enter the Products for Life Challenge for a chance to win $50,000. Design and enter an environmentally friendly and long-life fluid systems for the home that dramatically outperform existing technologies.
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