Menu
Contact
Locations
Digital montage (1)

SWAGELOK NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

News blog

Local views + R&D news

by Jeff Hopkins, on 12/25/19 9:00 AM

Streamline maintenance while also enhancing system performance "Swagelok small-bore solutions eliminate the oils, sealants, dies, complicated equipment, fire boxes, air tests, and threaded fitting alignment issues." - From Small Bore …

Read Story
Topics:TubingTips

by Jeff Hopkins, on 12/18/19 9:00 AM

Save time and enhance system performance compared to hard pipe systems "Swagelok tubing meets or exceeds industry standards in a wide range of sizes, forms, and alloys. Ultrahigh and high-purity …

Read Story
Topics:TubingTipsBest Practices

by Jeff Hopkins, on 11/13/19 1:00 PM

Cut installation labor costs as much as 66 percent, and save still more on operation "Tubing is simpler, lighter, easier to install, and has fewer potential leak points; it also …

Read Story
Topics:TubingTipsBest Practices

by Jeff Hopkins, on 11/6/19 9:00 AM

Small bore tubing equals savings - cut labor cost as much as 66% compared to installing a pipe system "Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great …

Read Story
Topics:TubingTipsBest Practices

by Jeff Hopkins, on 10/2/19 9:00 AM

A leak-tight connection starts with clean tubing cut to the right size "Deciding which tubing to use depends on many factors. The key ones are the outside diameter of the …

Read Story
Topics:TubingTips

by Jeff Hopkins, on 5/1/19 8:45 AM

API Standard 682 has plenty of plans, and Swagelok can help you navigate them "Swagelok seal support system designs avoid pipe threads and limit the number of connections wherever possible" …

Read Story
Topics:ToolsTubingVideo

by Jeff Hopkins, on 4/24/19 9:00 AM

Watch and learn for useful tips on how to get top performance "Once you have placed the tube in the bender, you must calibrate it to account for tube springback" …

Read Story
Topics:ToolsTubingVideo

by Jeff Hopkins, on 12/3/18 8:45 AM

Air-cooled weld heads offer many advantages, especially with the Swagelok Welding System M200 Power Supply "With no water involved, you can get set up more easily, and you don't have …

Read Story
Topics:TubingTipsOrbital Welding

by Jeff Hopkins, on 11/20/18 9:00 AM

It avoids the crevices and crevice corrosion common with mechanical couplings "Pitting corrosion is the most common failure mode in welded 316L. Pitting is a form of localized attack caused …

Read Story
Topics:TubingTipsOrbital Welding

by Jeff Hopkins, on 4/4/18 8:45 AM

A story from the front lines of Silicon Valley materials research “In less than two weeks they came up with a whole solution. And in the last five years I …

Read Story
Topics:IndustriesTubingSemiconductorSubsystemsAssembly SolutionsCase StudyBest PracticesVideo

Subscribe

Mission Critical on mobile

Swagelok Northern California's weekly update brings you the latest R&D news and articles posted here at our blog.

More...
Blog home page