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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.

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How to Decarbonize and Cut Fugitive Emissions

Refineries and oil and gas facilities face an increasing need to reduce fugitive emissions throughout their facility. Learn the driving factors behind decarbonization and fugitive emissions reduction and strategies to do it.

Ammonia Sampling

Safe, Efficient, and Accurate Ammonia Sampling

Learn how pre-engineered ammonia sampling systems can take away some of the complexity and inherent risks involved with manual ammonia sampling practices.

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Know Your Analyzer Types: Raman Analyzers

Accurate process analysis is critical in chemical facilities and refineries. Learn all about Raman process analyzers, including their advantages and optimal applications, and whether they are right for your analysis needs.

Hydrogen measurement and control

Measuring and Controlling Hydrogen Flow

See how an automotive testing and simulation company partnered with Swagelok to transition to hydrogen fuels technology. 

Hydrogen electrolyzer production

Optimize Your Electrolyzers With Fluid System Support

The hydrogen electrolysis process depends on reliable inflow and outflow fluid systems. Learn how you can control costs, enhance safety, and maximize productivity with the right fluid system support.

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.

Gas distribution system maintenance and safety

Improve Gas Distribution Safety and Efficiency

Gas distribution systems are crucial for helping labs, test centers, and industrial facilities operate at peak efficiency. Learn more about optimizing gas delivery system health and safety, reducing costs, and equipping your team for success.

Hydrogen refueling station

Building Safe and Reliable Hydrogen Refueling Stations

Learn how a leading hydrogen refueling station and onboard fuel system manufacturer in China is keeping pace with the rapidly evolving hydrogen transportation market with help from Swagelok.

Swagelok plant turnaround

Seven Tips for Effective Plant Turnarounds

A plant turnaround can be a big headache for a chemical plant or refinery—but it doesn’t have to be. Learn seven strategies for more effective turnaround management.

Swagelok pressure regulators

How to Troubleshoot Common Regulator Problems

Pressure regulator malfunction and failure impact your facility’s productivity and safety. Learn how to troubleshoot common issues with back-pressure regulators and pressure-reducing regulators.

Swagelok semiconductor manufacturing

Optimize These Applications for More Profitable Semiconductor Fabs

As semiconductor fab construction booms around the world, manufacturers should consider how optimizing critical industrial fluid system applications can contribute to more efficient and profitable operations.

Semiconductor chip manufacturing

The Benefits of On-Site Field Engineering Support

Learn how specialized engineering assistance for chip manufacturers in the semiconductor industry can help improve operational efficiency.

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