How-To Videos

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

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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Using a Swagelok Hand Tube Bender

Watch this video for tips on using a Swagelok hand tube bender. (6:11)

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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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Selecting the Correct Hose End Connection

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

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Swagelok Tube Fitting Assembly - 1 Inch & Under

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

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Installing a VCR Metal Gasket Face Seal Fitting

Watch installation of a Swagelok VCR metal gasket face seal fitting. (4:48)

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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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Swagelok Tube Fitting Port Connector Assembly

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

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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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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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Using a Swagelok Multihead Hydraulic Swaging Unit (MHSU)

Learn about using a Multihead Hydraulic Swaging Unit to pre-swage ferrules.

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Choose the Right Hose with the Right End Connections

Get tips on choosing from the 22 hoses and 89 end connections that we carry.

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