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The Fluid Systems Engineering and Management Blog

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 3/13/19 8:45 AM

Our new illuminated gauge and thermometer faces are easy to read in low-light environments "There's not much point in having a gauge or a thermometer if you can't read the …

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Topics:pressure gaugesTipsBest PracticesFAQsMeasurement Devices

by Jeff Hopkins, on 7/26/18 8:04 AM

Gas travels faster when pressure is lower, so a regulator can speed up a sample in an analytical system "One way to control time delay is with a regulator. Regulators …

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Topics:Sampling SystemsDownloadsTipsBest PracticesFAQs

by Jeff Hopkins, on 5/31/18 8:30 AM

We're often asked how interchangeable and intermixable a Swagelok component or assembly is with another brand. Here's the 411. "Data that Swagelok collects from field surveys show that intermixing and …

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Topics:FittingsBest PracticesVideoFAQsApplication Support

by Jeff Hopkins, on 5/10/18 8:30 AM

Jump to resources that dramatically reduce the time to produce technical and installation drawings "With a pencil sketch in hand, they quickly crafted a clean CAD plan, from which they …

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Topics:Swagelok Northern CaliforniaDownloadsTipsFAQs

by Jeff Hopkins, on 5/7/15 9:25 AM

You now have another way to improve fluid system performance: using quick tips from our new Swagelok Tech Clips. For example, say you need to install a Swagelok tube fitting …

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Topics:Company NewsBest PracticesVideoFAQsApplication Support

by Jeff Hopkins, on 5/14/14 11:15 AM

A lot has to do with the materials used in the tubing and the fittings. But that's not all. In a When Will It Burst? video, we discuss two factors that …

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Topics:TubingWhen Will It Burst?FittingsFAQs

by Jeff Hopkins, on 4/30/14 8:00 AM

We break down the answer into three parts, introduce you to our "When Will It Burst?" series of videos, and point the way to more information. To clearly and thoroughly …

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Topics:TubingWhen Will It Burst?FittingsFAQs

by Jeff Hopkins, on 12/12/13 8:00 AM

Some Swagelok pressure gauges can be liquid filled. Learn the benefits of a liquid-filled pressure gauge and an alternative to liquid filling. Sometimes it's a good idea to use a …

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Topics:pressure gaugesTipsBest PracticesFAQsMeasurement Devices

by Jeff Hopkins, on 10/24/13 9:00 AM

The four main factors, where to check details, and how to get help. This article has three parts: 1. A refresher on the four factors that impact tube fitting choice; …

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Topics:DownloadsTubingFittingsBest PracticesFAQs

by Jeff Hopkins, on 11/2/12 11:00 AM

Answers to 5 questions posed to regulator expert Eric Kayla. Plus, get his slides. When we hosted the webinar "The Theory and Operation of Pressure-Reducing Regulators," participants sent in questions …

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Topics:DownloadsRegulatorsWebinarsFAQs

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