How-To Videos

Browse Tech Tips on Swagelok tube fittings, regulators, hose and more.

Selecting the Correct Hose End Connection

See how to choose the correct hose end connection for your process. (5:18)

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The Right Hose with the Right End Connections

Get tips on choosing from the 23 hoses and 89 end connections we carry (3:40)

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Four Steps to Choosing a Hose

Review hose components and how to select a hose in four steps. (2:15)

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About Swagelok PTFE Hose

See Swagelok hoses that use fiber braid bonded PTFE core. (3:31)

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About Swagelok PB Series Rubber Hose

See PB Series rubber hose, push-on hose end connections, and hose clamps. (2:31)

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Components of a Swagelok Tube Fitting

Get a quick review of the components of a Swagelok tube fitting. (1:32)

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Swagelok Tube Fitting Installation

Avoid common errors - get a quick review of installation dos and don'ts. (1:53)

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Tube Fitting Assembly One Inch and Under

Assemble fittings that are one inch and smaller in 3 steps. (5:04)

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Swagelok Tube Fittings Extreme Testing

Watch Swagelok tube fittings undergo several extreme tests. (8:53)

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Flattening Regulator Flow Curves to Minimize Droop

Brush up on how to minimize droop in a pressure regulator. (5:25)

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Managing a Regulator's Supply Pressure Effect (SPE), Part 1

Learn what Supply Pressure Effect is, and how to manage it.

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Managing a Regulator's Supply Pressure Effect (SPE), Part 2

Learn what Supply Pressure Effect is, and how to manage it.

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Two Ways to Make a Manifold – Port Connectors vs Adapter Elbows and Tees

Review how to assemble tube fitting port connectors that are under one inch. (4:42)

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Swagelok Tube Adapter Assembly - 1 Inch & Under

Review how to assemble tube adapters that are one inch and smaller. (3:53)

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Swagelok Tube Fitting Cap Assembly

See how to properly assemble Swagelok caps to block off the end of a tube run. (3:31)

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Swagelok Tube Fitting Plug Assembly

Review how to install Swagelok tube fitting plugs to block a tube fitting port. (1:48)

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Installing a VCR® Metal Gasket Face Seal Fitting

Learn how to install a Swagelok a VCR® Metal Gasket Face Seal Fitting  (4:47)

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Identifying Thread Pitch & Size (Plus Tapered vs. Parallel)

Learn to identify thread pitch and size. Review tapered vs. parallel threads. (3:24)

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SWAK Application to Metal Pipe Threads

See how to apply SWAK to a fitting to get a reliable sealing on metal pipe threads. (2:56)

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PTFE Tape Application on Pipe Threads

See how to apply PTFE Tape, a thread sealant used on male tapered pipe threads. (3:01)

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Using a Swagelok Multihead Hydraulic Swaging Unit (MHSU)

Learn about using a Multihead Hydraulic Swaging Unit to pre-swage ferrules. (6:13)

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Swagelok Cone and Thread Fitting Assembly

Learn the steps involved in coning and threading a tube end and installing a Swagelok Cone and Thread Fitting. (7:13)

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Using the Swagelok Bench Top Tube Bender

Use the Swagelok® bench top tube bender to produce accurate, repeatable, high‑quality bends in tubing made from most materials and ranging from small diameter and thin-wall to large diameter or heavy-wall tubing. Watch this video for best practices and tips. (9:11)

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Using a Hand Tube Bender

Swagelok® hand tube benders provide consistent, high‑quality bends in tubing made from most materials used with Swagelok tube fittings. Watch this video to learn how to use one. (6:11)

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