Swagelok Northern California Blog

More On Threads: Pressure, Tolerance And Corrosion

A few extra thoughts on getting a good seal and making sure it stays that way


"Every male thread Swagelok produces is installed with a plastic protective cap for shipping. Protective covers keep threads from being accidentally dented or otherwise marred. A dent in a male pipe thread is a time bomb."

- From Nice Threads! Make Sure You Keep Them That Way

Topics: Sealants Fittings

Top Ten Swagelok Northern California Blogs from 2017

Here are last year's most read articles 

10

Seven Reasons to Use Swagelok Tube Adapter Fittings 

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

9

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

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

8

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.

7

Introducing The Swagelok Tech Clips Video Series

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

6

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.

5

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

4


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. 

3


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

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

2

What Is the Pressure Rating of a Swagelok Tube Fitting?

The answer depends on the other components in your system.

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

Top 10 Swagelok Northern California Blogs from 2014

Here are last year's most read articles 

10

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

Top 10 Swagelok Northern California Technical Resources

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


This is the best part of my job. Providing resources to our customers that will help them select the right fluid system components for their applications.  Here are our top ten downloaded resources.

 

Topics: Sampling Systems Sealants Hoses Tubing Regulators Subsystems Valves Fittings

Meet The Customer: Swagelok PTFE Tape Isn't Just For The Birds

Swagelok tape may be more expensive, but "it's sooooo much better, it's worth it"


Topics: Sealants Training

Skill: Applying PTFE tape to tapered pipe threads

Topics: Sealants Training