02.28.2013 Flattening Pressure Reducing Regulator Flow Curves Good, better, best: Learn three ways to confirgure your pressure regulator and find out which one will maintain more consistent down stream pressure and minimize droop.
02.20.2013 New Pressure Regulators Guide Is Now Available This new guide looks at the parts of a regulator and how they work together. It also explains the key element in sizing: the flow curve.
02.15.2013 Handling Negative Pressure: Where to see Swagelok vacuum products Download information on our fittings used in vacuum systems and stop by our exhibit at 34th Annual Vacuum Equipment Exhibition.
02.12.2013 Best Applications for Swagelok K Series and RHPS Series Regulators Review the differences between some of the lines of pressure regulators that Swagelok offers. Replay the January 2013 technical briefing on choosing the right pressure regulator for the job.
02.06.2013 How Swagelok Fittings Helped Limit Damage after Japanese Quake How AVANTech, Swagelok Columbia, and Swagelok Company helped limit the spread of radioactive water after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
01.23.2013 "Sizing Pressure Regulators" Q&A Recap; Slide Deck Now Available See expert answers on pressure regulators and test your knowledge.
01.17.2013 Live at 10am: Pressure Regulator Webinar Tips on determining how much flow can pass through a specific model of regulator while maintaining the desired outlet pressure.
01.11.2013 Video: Supply pressure effect in pressure reducing regulators How to manage supply pressure effect; choosing the right pressure reducing regulator for your application.
01.09.2013 The Mismatched Pressure Regulator: Don't let this happen to you How one of our customers had to backtrack after installing the wrong size pressure regulator.
01.04.2013 Video: Key pressure reducing regulator terms explained In 3 minutes a Swagelok field engineer explains pressure regulator creep, droop, lockup, and seat load drop.
01.2.2013 Old Gas Lines Should old components be forgot, And never brought to mind? Should old components be forgot, On old gas lines...
12.27.2012 Wittkopf's Goal: Wrap Swagelok® parts in the best possible experience. Learn how our Director of Operations, measures product quality, ship-to-promise, and more.
12.25.2012 Twas the night before Christmas Twas the night before Christmas, and all through your place, Not a leak could be found, not even a trace....
12.20.2012 Video: Theory and Operation of Pressure Reducing Regulators Watch a technical briefing on the theory and operation of pressure reducing regulators.
12.17.2012Swagelok PTFE Hose: Bringing new flexibility to fluid systems. Swagelok® PTFE hose less force to bend so it is easier to install, especially in tight quarters.
12.14.2012 Skill: Top field engineer to show how to choose a pressure reducing regulator. One Jan 17th a field engineer will show how to properly select a pressure reducing regulator.
11.27.2012 John Siino: Working to put Swagelok parts in your hands quickly It doesn't matter how good Swagelok's products are if you can't get them when you need them. As warehouse manager, John Siino is working to get them into your hands quickly.
11.24.2012 Eleven Things I Am Thankful For Jeff Hopkins shares what he is thankful for -- at home and at work. What are you thankful for?
11.13.2012 Choosing the Right Swagelok Valve for the Job: Part 2 In Part 1 of our series on valve selection, we looked at the types of valves best suited for the basic on-off function. But valves can do a lot more. In this post we will look at flow control, direction control, and overpressure protection.
11.09.2012 Q&A: What is a two-stage regulator's effect on supply pressure? Participants sent in questions during our October 2012 webinar on fluid system regulators. We ran the presenter's answers to 5 of the questions last week - now see answers to more plus download a 4 page PDF with the full Q&A.
11.02.2012 Q&A: 5 pressure regulator questions What if you oversize a regulator? Does the supply pressure effect happen with both liquids and gasses? Can you use a backpressure regulator for overpressure protection? Eric Kayla answers.
10.23.2012 Skill: Tube fitting assembly, one inch and under A benefit of using Swagelok® tube fittings is their ability to be disassembled and reassembled many times. See a demonstration.
10.17.2012 Skill: Applying PTFE tape to tapered pipe threads Applying PTFE tape is a simple procedure. This article and video show how. Then download information on Snoop®, Goop®, SWAK®, and more.
10.08.2012 Smart engineering make Swagelok fittings the right choice While some fittings may look like Swagelok parts at first glance, they can't be made to meet Swagelok's engineering standards. Here's why.
10.02.2012 Gaining the Tube Fitting Advantage Reliable fittings are crucial. Some designs are inherently better than others.
09.27.2012 Always Make Sure Your Hoses Are S.T.A.M.P.E.D. Jeff Hopkins explains how seven factors are the keys to getting the right hose at the right time. Ready to get into the details? Download our catalog of hose and flexible tubing.
09.24.2012 Video: Use of standardized subsystems in fluid sampling In a 30 minute technical briefing, Tony Waters and Doug Nordstrom discuss the use of standardized subsystems for capturing, conditioning, and transporting process samples to analyzer systems.
09.21.2012 Learn about pressure reducing regulators straight from the expert In a 40 minute online briefing on Oct. 25th, field engineer Eric Kayla will go over common misconceptions about regulators, such as a regulator's effect on pressure and flow. Jeff Hopkins tells how to participate.
09.10.2012 Meet Eric Kayla, a leading expert on Swagelok regulators Swagelok has worked with some customers' older employees for their entire careers. Now people like Eric are helping to transfer retiring employees' knowledge to a younger generation at plants and facilities in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Tip: hear Eric live on Oct 25th.
08.21.2012 35 Slides: Use of pre-engineered subsystems (PrESS) in process analyzer systems PrESS turns a one-off complex product into a standardized product with a warranty and manual -- so you get single part numbers, pre-validated performance testing, and more. Look under the hood of 5 modules.
08.16.2012 Flow Control: Don't let pressure regulators throw you a curve When we talk about matching a pressure regulator to the job, one of the primary tools is the flow curve. Get an overview of flow curves and how they work plus links to key downloads in this piece by Jeff Hopkins.
08.14.2012 Steam Systems: Do you know yours like the back of your hand? Set up properly, a steam system can be easy to deal with for a decade or more. Oddly enough, that longevity can sometimes pose a challenge for the newer members of maintenance crews, writes Tony De Luca.
08.02.2012 You Asked for It! Q&A on building sampling systems with PrESS Mark Petures answers questions about customization, lead time, and use of non-Swagelok components in pre-engineered subsystems (PrESS).
07.25.2012 Parts & Performance: Tank blanketing regulators keep the peace It’s very popular to simply run a nitrogen line into a tank, and a relief valve out. The steady stream works, but it also wastes a lot of gas. Jeff Hopkins offers tips on choosing a tank-blanketing regulator instead.
07.20.2012 Coolant Management: Inside Swagelok hoses for use with dielectric media Some people may have trouble comparing Swagelok’s apples to the other manufacturers’ oranges. They may see the other hoses costing less, not realizing they’ll also have to add the cost of the insulation to the standard product.
07.17.2012 Building process analyzer sampling systems with pre-designed subsystems This Thursday, hear industrial process analyzer expert Tony Waters discuss the use of standardized subsystems for capturing, conditioning, and transporting process samples to analyzer systems.
07.11.2012 Swagelok hoses can handle the heat; Suitable for use with dielectric media
06.28.2012 Parts & performance: Selecting the right regulator for each job
06.26.2012 Swagelok at 65: ‘Pride of perfection’ in fluid-system products pays off
06.21.2012 Pressure Regulators: Always changing to meet the need
06.19.2012 Get up to speed on pressure regulators with the Swagelok Northern California Blog
06.18.2012 Swagelok Northern California Blog debuts June 2012