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Using a Swagelok® 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) Uploaded 04.22.2013

Swagelok® Tube Fittings Extreme Testing Video

Committed to quality, Swagelok® products have solved critical challenges in extreme conditions all over the globe. Watch high-quality in action as Swagelok® tube fittings withstand several extreme tests. (8:53) Uploaded 03.22.2013

Flattening Regulator Flow Curves to Minimize Droop

Droop, the decrease in outlet pressure as downstream flow increases, is an issue for all regulators. Sometimes it is critical to keep the pressure constant as flow changes. Watch this video to learn about considerations in design for minimizing droop in a pressure-reducing regulator. (5:25) Uploaded 01.04.2013

Selecting the Correct Hose End Connection

The right hose, with the right end connection, keeps a process performing safely and cost effectively. Watch this video for tips on selecting the correct hose end connection for your process. (5:18) Uploaded 01.04.2013

Swagelok Tube Fitting Assembly - One Inch and Under

The Swagelok Tube Fitting is designed to provide a leak-tight seal for pressures up to the suggested allowable pressure rating of the tubing. The two-ferrule, mechanical-grip, hinging-colleting type connection consists of a fitting body, a nut, a front ferrule, and a back ferrule. This clip shows the three-step process for assembling tube fittings that are one inch and smaller. (5:04) Uploaded 02.27.2012

Installing a Swagelok VCR® Metal Gasket Face Seal Fitting

Swagelok® VCR metal gasket face seal fittings offer the high purity of a metal-to-metal seal, providing leak-tight service from vacuum to positive pressure. This video demonstrates how to install a VCR fitting. (4:48) Uploaded 01.04.2013

Swagelok Tube Adapter Assembly 

The Swagelok Tube Adapter complements the Swagelok tube fitting and allows fitting-to-fitting connections. Swagelok tube adapters can help eliminate difficult alignment problems and reduce inventories. The video shows how to assemble tube adapters that are one inch and smaller.  (3:53) Uploaded 02.27.2012

Swagelok Tube Fitting Cap Assembly

Swagelok caps are used to block off the end of a tube run, and are installed using the same procedure as a tube fitting. Watch the video for a demonstration. (3:31) Uploaded 02.28.2012

Swagelok Tube Fitting Plug Assembly

Swagelok tube fitting plugs are used to block a tube fitting port when needed. Watch the video to see this simple installation process. (1:48) Uploaded 02.29.2012

Swagelok Tube Fitting Port Connector Assembly

A port connector consists of a machined ferrule connection on one end and a tube adapter connection on the opposite end. It is designed to allow fitting-to-fitting connections. The video shows how to assemble port connectors that are under one inch. (4:42) Uploaded 03.02.2012

Identifying Thread Pitch & Size

Learn to identify thread pitch and size using calipers, a pitch gauge, and thread identification guide. This video also explains tapered and parallel threads. (3:24) Uploaded 02.22.2012

SWAK Application

Swagelok SWAK is an anaerobic thread sealant that provides reliable sealing on metal pipe threads. This video demonstrates how to apply SWAK to a fitting. (2:56) Uploaded 03.05.2012

PTFE Tape Application

PTFE Tape is thread sealant used on male tapered pipe threads to aid in sealing. This clip shows how to apply the tape. (3:01) Uploaded 03.05.2012



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