Swagelok Northern California Blog

Going to Extremes in Our Hose Cell

Last year our Hose Assembly Team built thousands of hoses here in Fremont. Check out the extremes our hose—and people—go to.

Topics: Hoses Services Assembly Solutions

A New Pocket Guide to Swagelok Hose

This slim reference is packed with essential details

Topics: Hoses

Top Ten Swagelok Northern California Blogs from 2017

Here are last year's most read articles 


Seven Reasons to Use Swagelok Tube Adapter Fittings 

Swagelok tube adapters can help you simplify installation, eliminate difficult alignment problems, and much more.


FAQ: What tubing should I use with Swagelok tube fittings? 

Choosing the right tubing is an essential part of a quality tubing system.


Tony Waters Wrote the Book on Industrial Sampling Systems 

Tony Waters packs a half century of expertise into the most thorough work on sampling systems ever created.


Introducing The Swagelok Tech Clips Video Series

Swagelok tube fittings can handle the heat (and cold, too).


Flow Control: Don't let pressure regulators throw you a curve

Get an overview of flow curves and how they work plus links to key downloads.


Swagelok Tube Fittings Solve The Leakage Formula

In this excerpt from the Swagelok Tube Fitter's Manual, F.J. Callahan discusses the leakage formula and the cost of leakage


Skill: Tube fitting assembly, one inch and under

A benefit of using Swagelok tube fittings is their ability to be disassembled and reassembled many times. 


FAQ - What Is the Temperature Rating of a Swagelok Tube Fitting?

Swagelok tube fittings can handle the heat (and cold, too).


What Is the Pressure Rating of a Swagelok Tube Fitting?

The answer depends on the other components in your system.


Skill: Applying PTFE tape to tapered pipe threads

Applying PTFE tape is an important procedure to do right. This article and video show how. Then download information on Snoop®, Goop®, SWAK®, and more.

Topics: Sampling Systems Sealants pressure gauges Regulators Fittings Training