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When Will It Burst? Putting the pressure on soft vinyl tubing

by Jeff Hopkins, on 5/21/14 9:00 AM

Our burst contest video series continues with a look at Swagelok inserts for soft plastic tubing.

Watch When Will It Burst? #4 to find out at what pressure welded stainless steel tubing burst and who entered the closest guess. While you are there, you'll learn about when to use Swagelok inserts with soft plastic tubing and Swagelok tube fittings. That's also the star of our burst segment, as we crank up the pressure on Swagelok LT Series Vinyl Tubing with a 3/8" outside diameter and a 1/4" inside diameter.

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In the video, we supply the working pressure and estimated minimum burst pressure for the Swagelok LT Series Vinyl Tubing, and then we ask you to guess... When Will It Burst?


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