Swagelok Northern California Blog

Our Feature Presentation: How a Pressure Gauge Is Made

 

Video shows the skilled labor that goes into building these precision instruments

Topics: pressure gauges Measurement Devices

Stop Squinting at Your Pressure Gauges and Thermometers

 

Our new illuminated gauge and thermometer faces are easy to read in low-light environments

Topics: pressure gauges Tips Best Practices FAQs Measurement Devices

Top Ten Swagelok Northern California Blogs from 2017

Here are last year's most read articles 

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Seven Reasons to Use Swagelok Tube Adapter Fittings 

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

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

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

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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.

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Introducing The Swagelok Tech Clips Video Series

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

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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.

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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

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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. 

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

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

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What Is the Pressure Rating of a Swagelok Tube Fitting?

The answer depends on the other components in your system.

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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

Top 10 Swagelok Northern California Technical Resources from 2014

Check out the resources that our customers found most valuable last year

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Choosing Swagelok valves: Valve Sizing Technical Bulletin and the article, "Matching Valve Type to Function" 

Choosing the right valve is an essential part of a quality fluid system.  These two resources will put you on the path to successful selection.

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Selection and Sizing of Pressure Reducing Regulators: A Guide to Finding the Right Fit 

Download a guide that demystifies flow curves and explains how to size a pressure reducing regulator using its flow curve. 

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Plan Your Steam Systems Success eBook

Our free eBook helps you understand steam and condensate leakage and how it impacts your plant's bottom line.

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Swagelok Pressure Gauges Available from Swagelok Northern California

Swagelok Northern California has pressure gauges for a variety general industrial, process, and sanitary applications: general purpose, miniature, low pressure, safety, reinforced, positionable, panel mount, sanitary.

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Training Classes Available From Swagelok Northern California 

Improve safety, increase productivity, and keep abreast of the latest fluid system technologies with our comprehensive customer training and education programs.

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Swagelok Tube Fitter's Manual

Get access to the definitive book on tube fittings and tube fitting installation by the company that invented the tube fitting

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See Swagelok Hose and Flexible Tubing Available from Swagelok Northern California 

Hoses for a wide range of applications are custom assemble right here at our Fremont facility.  From stainless steel braided PTFE hose to flexible metal to rubber hose, we have 20 different series of hose and flexible tubing each with options and accessories. 

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Swagelok Ball Valve Catalogs 

Get access to 17 Swagelok Ball Valve Catalogs including One-Piece Instrumentation, General Purpose and Special Application, Trunnion, Alternative Fuel Service, Medium-Pressure, Multipurpose, and more.  

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The Swagelok® Stainless Steel Tubing Catalog and Tubing Data Sheet

Swagelok offers general industrial and high purity stainless steel tubing. The Swagelok Tubing Data Sheet provides suggested allowable working pressure for tubing when used with Swagelok® Tube Fittings.

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Download Details on Swagelok Tube Fittings Available from Swagelok Northern California 

Both of these are essential resources for anyone working with or designing tubing systems.

Topics: Steam pressure gauges Hoses Tubing Regulators Valves Fittings Training

Top 10 Swagelok Northern California Blogs from 2014

Here are last year's most read articles 

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Taking Our Swagelok Tube Bending Training On The Road

Your facility or ours: Tap into our Swagelok tube bending training 

9

Gaining the Swagelok® Tube Fitting Advantage 

Reliable fittings are crucial. Some designs are inherently better than others.

8

Seven Reasons to Use Swagelok Tube Adapter Fittings 

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

7

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

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

6

What Is the Pressure Rating of a Swagelok Tube Fitting?

The answer depends on the other components in your system.

5

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. See a demonstration.

4

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.

3

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.

2

FAQ: To Fill Or Not To Fill a Swagelok Pressure Gauge? 

That is the question, and here are some tips to help you find the answer.

1

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

FAQ: To Fill Or Not To Fill a Swagelok Pressure Gauge?

That is the question, and here are some tips to help you find the answer


Topics: pressure gauges Training

Swagelok Pressure Gauge Selection and Installation Tips

Choosing and installing a pressure gauge is not always as easy as it seems


Topics: pressure gauges Training