Swagelok Northern California Blog

Technical Webinar Replay: Steam System Reliability with Kelly Paffel

If you weren't able to watch it live, here's a second chance to learn from an expert

Topics: Steam

Steam Systems Best Practice: Flash Steam Recovery, Part 2

Flash steam recovery for non-modulating applications, a flash tank

Topics: Steam Services

Steam Systems Best Practice: Flash Steam Recovery, Part 1

Vent condensers save steam - and money - on modulating applications

Topics: Steam Services

Swagelok Northern California Invites You to Swagelok Spring Training

Like pro ball players, we all need good coaching to help sharpen our skills

Topics: Steam Tools Training

Swagelok Energy Advisor Best Practice: Get A Handle On Flash Steam

"Blowing off a little steam" may be good for people, but it's bad for steam systems

Topics: Steam

Top 10 Swagelok Northern California Technical Resources from 2014

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


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.


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. 


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.


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.


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.


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


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. 


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.  


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.


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

Calera Made Sure Its Steam System Started On The Right Track

A one-day on-site visit from a Swagelok Steam System Engineer provided advice and training

Topics: Steam

New Swagelok eBook Introduces Our Engineers' Best Practices

New eBook shows the high cost of an inefficient or leaking steam system

Topics: Steam Training

A Day with a Swagelok Energy Advisor Can Give Your Steam System a Boost

An on-site visit from a Swagelok Steam Systems Engineer can uncover ways to trim costs

Topics: Steam

Meet Swagelok Steam Systems Engineer, Casey Rivera

Rivera has been championing energy efficiency since he was a teenager

Topics: Steam Training