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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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A liquid grab sampling panel

Improve Safety and Efficiency in Liquid Grab Sampling

Learn about safe and effective liquid grab sampling techniques, as well as ideal design characteristics to seek out when selecting and specifying your systems and panels.

Hydrogen vehicle at a refueling station

Is Hydrogen a Safe Fuel Source?

Hydrogen has the potential to be a revolutionary clean energy source, but some common myths abound about the fuel’s safety. Get the facts about hydrogen as we explore why it’s a safer fuel source than conventional options.

Swagelok hydrogen embrittlement materials selection

FAQs: How to Avoid Hydrogen Embrittlement

Selecting the right materials for hydrogen-handling applications is critical to the long-term viability of hydrogen as a fuel source. Learn how to select the right materials and prevent hydrogen embrittlement.

Employee holding testing gun conducting emissions test

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.

field engineers inspecting a raman analyzer

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.

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