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Swagelok Reference Point

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


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

Tackling the Complexities of FPSO Builds

Learn the considerations that should be made when undertaking the construction of a new floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, and how the right fluid systems supplier can help.

FAQ: What You Should Know About Sample Cylinder Maintenance

Learn everything you need to know about sampling cylinder maintenance, and how you can develop a proactive maintenance program with Swagelok’s help.

Swagelok and EMPA have worked together to advance hydrogen vehicle technology

On the Frontier of Hydrogen Transportation

Find out how advanced fitting technology helps the Swiss government improve hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and promote clean mobility.


An Introduction to Fittings: Identifying Thread Size and Pitch

Learn how to determine thread size and pitch for fittings in your small-bore industrial fluid system using the right tools, decreasing the chance of leaks or blowouts.

Swagelok gas distribution systems in a laboratory

Improving Lab Safety and Productivity

Learn why optimized gas distribution systems are critical for maintaining the safety and productivity of laboratories.

Ventilator gas delivery systems built using many Swagelok components

Gas Delivery Knowledge Supports a Critical Cause

Learn how Swagelok engineers leveraged their knowledge in gas delivery and distribution to develop medical ventilators to aid in the event of a shortage during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Supply pressure effect in a pressure reducing regulator

Managing Supply Pressure Effect (SPE) in a Regulator

Supply pressure effect, also known as dependency, is an inverse relationship between inlet and outlet pressure variables within a regulator. Learn how to manage this phenomenon in your pressure regulators with tips from Swagelok.

Swagelok Changshu 3F grab sampling

How Consistent Grab Sampling Enables Ongoing Innovation for a Leading Refrigerant Producer

Refrigerant and fluoropolymer production requires adherence to strict quality control measures and safety protocols. Learn how one leading manufacturer stays ahead of the competition with Swagelok grab sampling solutions.

Swagelok compressed natural gas refueling

Building Reliable Compressed Natural Gas Stations

CNG vehicles are increasingly common and require reliable refueling infrastructure. Learn three ways to build safer, more reliable CNG refueling stations.

Swagelok gas distribution

Cut Maintenance Costs with Enhanced Gas Panels

Learn how easy-to-use gas panels and an overall more efficient gas distribution and delivery system can help laboratories, refineries, and other facilities drive down maintenance costs.

Swagelok gas grab sampling

Safe, Representative 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.

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.

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.

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