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The Fluid Systems Engineering and Management Blog

by Swagelok Northern California

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

In any country and in any language, Swagelok still means safety, reliability and innovation "Since we work with gases under high pressure and with reactive and toxic gases, we cannot …

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Topics:Case StudyVideo

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

Our specialists are trained to understand why hoses fail, and to suggest the best hose for a job "When a hose fails, and they didn't plan on that hose failing, …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 9/18/19 1:08 PM

Our designs start with all the best practices of API 682, but we take them further "A lot of sites have specifications for particular things that they want to use, …

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Topics:TipsVideoApplication Support

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

If a seal goes down, an entire process can go down "Innovative design features make maintenance easier." - From Mechanical seal support systems help reduce costs (Video Below) Swagelok doesn't …

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Topics:TipsVideoSeal Support Systems

by Jeff Hopkins, on 8/29/19 9:00 AM

Our bite size videos highlight two kinds of hose in only three minutes "The right hose and end connections maximize safety and performance. The wrong ones can mean costly maintenance …

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Topics:HosesTipsTrainingBest PracticesVideo

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 5/15/19 8:45 AM

Two-stage reduction does the trick, and can be done in two different ways "For lower flow applications an alternative method of regulating supply pressure effect is to use two-stage pressure …

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

The right regulator can hold the line as pressure from a supply cylinder drops "For many applications, especially high-flow applications, a common method for reducing Supply Pressure Effect is to …

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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" …

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

If you've never used Swagelok's bench top tube bender, or if it's been a while since you have, Swagelok has a nine-minute video that goes through the whole process. (Sidenote: …

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