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by Jeff Hopkins, on 1/16/20 8:45 AM

Achieving quality tube installations boils down to the three T’s: tooling, technique, and training Learn how the three T’s to using a hand tube bender can help you achieve an …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 12/26/19 9:00 AM

The Eagle Scout rank is the highest advancement in scouting, and a significant milestone for youth that only 4% of scouts obtain. One of the biggest hallmarks of the program …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 7/24/19 8:45 AM

A day at Swagelok gives them a real-world view of an engineer's work "Among my activities was membership in the Boy Scouts; I rose each year through the ranks, eventually …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 6/26/18 8:30 AM

A peek at what's in store + how to get a discount Come visit Swagelok at SEMICON West 2018. We will be in the South Hall at booth #829 at …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 6/20/18 8:00 AM

Swagelok Northern California's leadership invites you! It's hard to imagine that nearly a year has gone by since many of us got together at SEMICON West last July. And what …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 5/4/18 9:47 AM

Turnover is high among skilled welders and supervisors of orbital welding operations. How do leaders meet the challenge? "A critical system is any system where failure is not acceptable; that …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 3/21/18 8:45 AM

A Lightfoot solution developed in concert with Swagelok helps crews keep mission-critical technology at the right temperature “The whole refrigerant system within our unit is made up 100% of Swagelok …

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by Neil Ide, on 3/14/18 12:00 PM

Avoid these three mistakes that can lead to electrostatic build up “Once the charge is large enough to overcome the dielectric strength on the hose core, the electrons punch through …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 3/1/18 8:30 AM

Every hose is a custom length; mix and match end connections; all with fast turnaround time “Each assembly technician is certified by Swagelok manufacturing engineers. To pass their tests, they …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 2/7/18 8:45 AM

Surf updated customer stories, enhanced product pages, new industry-specific pages, comprehensive services info, and more We updated our website with speed in mind. We want visitors to get the information …

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