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Swagelok Reference Point

Your resource for practical advice to achieve more with your fluid systems.


Swagelok Fluid System Blog

Swagelok Reference Point provides industrial professionals with insights and analysis intended to help decrease downtime, increase efficiencies, troubleshoot issues, and maintain a safe workplace staffed by effective associates. Browse our latest blog posts below to learn how you might more easily accomplish your fluid system-related goals.

Featured Blog Posts

Swagelok gas distribution system services

Q&A: How to Optimize Your Gas Distribution System

Learn about common challenges that can hamper the safety and efficiency of important gas distribution systems and how a professional evaluation of those systems can provide long-term value.

Tube fitting installation training

How to Install Tube Fittings

Learn how to install tube fittings using the proper fitting installation techniques in order to improve facility safety, reliability, and profitability.

Building Mission-Critical Hydrogen Compressors

Learn why one pioneering hydrogen compressors manufacturer relies on Swagelok for high-quality fluid system solutions to propel the burgeoning hydrogen mobility marketplace.

Swagelok field engineer consults on fluid system construction

Building More Profitable Semiconductor Fabs

Learn why choosing high-quality fluid system parts and assemblies can contribute to faster semiconductor fabrication facility construction, and lower total cost of ownership over the facility’s lifetime.

Your Guide to Pressure Regulators

Everything You Need to Know About Pressure Regulators

Learn everything you need to know about pressure regulators with this complete guide from Swagelok. Optimize your pressure control for safer, more reliable operations.

Enhancing chemical plant safety with relief valves

Why Relief Valves Are Essential for Chemical Plant Safety

Learn how to improve chemical plant safety and protect sensitive equipment by designing relief valves into critical applications to prevent potentially dangerous overpressurization.

Best Practices for Safe and Accurate Gas Sampling

Tips for Safe, Accurate Gas Grab Sampling

Read about common challenges associated with volatile liquid and gas grab sampling and learn to overcome them by using the right techniques and appropriate equipment.

Why Vacuum Face Seal Fittings are Ideal for High Purity Semiconductor Applications

Vacuum Face Seal Fittings Explained

Learn why vacuum face seal fittings represent an ideal solution for uncompromising ultrahigh-purity semiconductor fluid system applications.

What Are the Signs of Gauge Failure?

Small Footprint, Large Impact: How to Detect and Protect Against Gauge Failures

Learn to recognize the signs of a failing gauge and avoid risk to employees and costly downtime to make repairs.

Swagelok cng lng fittings

Specifying High Performance CNG/LNG Fittings

Compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) transportation applications require high-performance tube fittings that meet a number of important criteria. Learn what makes for an ideal CNG fitting or LNG fitting.

Reduce nox emissions: Swagelok and Hoerbiger case study

Swagelok & HOERBIGER Collaborate to Reduce NOx Emissions on Legacy Engines

The collaboration between Swagelok Custom Solutions and HOERBIGER Engineering Services (HES) has been a successful one, resulting in better performing parts and lower labor costs for HES’s retrofit projects.

Oil and gas construction

Standardizing Fluid System Components on Megaprojects

Swagelok’s global construction services can help oil and gas owner operators realize major operational benefits by standardizing fluid system components used across the site. Learn more about the advantages of standardization.

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