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Katie Reid

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by Katie Reid, on Thu, Nov 26, 2020 @ 13:11 PM

Below is a video on how to do a simple packing adjustment to get better performance from valves. Service instructions and rebuild kits are available in our electronic desktop reference …

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Topics:DownloadsCataloguesResourcesValvesFAQsVideos

by Katie Reid, on Thu, Nov 19, 2020 @ 14:11 PM

Every minute of downtime matters and every dollar spent repairing systems count. The strategies outlined below can boost the energy efficiency of seal support systems—and take some pressure off of …

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Topics:Cost SavingsResourcesCustom Solutions

by Katie Reid, on Wed, Oct 28, 2020 @ 09:10 AM

We have team members on call around the clock. Every day. Every night. Year round. Monday through Friday, from 7:30am to 5:00pm Mountain Time, Edmonton Valve & Fitting team members …

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Topics:Value Added ServicesQ&AField Engineering

by Katie Reid, on Thu, Oct 15, 2020 @ 14:10 PM

When rotating equipment fails, it’s often due to a seal failure. In fact, about 40% of all unscheduled critical pump shutdowns are caused by mechanical seal failures. Learn best practices …

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Topics:DownloadsResources

by Katie Reid, on Thu, Sep 17, 2020 @ 14:09 PM

In a new technical briefing you'll learn about the most common errors in steam sampling and six keys to doing it right. Industrial steam expert Kelly Paffel and Edmonton Valve …

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Topics:WebinarSteamResourcesSample Systems

by Katie Reid, on Thu, Sep 10, 2020 @ 15:09 PM

Wearing a hands-free computer, a single field services technician can bring a world of expertise onsite Above: Edmonton Valve & Fitting's certified field service technician, Tom Webster at a customer's …

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Topics:Value Added ServicesCost SavingsPeopleField EngineeringCovid

by Katie Reid, on Wed, Aug 26, 2020 @ 14:08 PM

In a new technical briefing you'll learn why the common practice of simply reordering a failed hose is so risky... and what to do instead Access this recorded technical briefing …

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Topics:Q&AWebinarResourcesHosesPeople

by Katie Reid, on Wed, Aug 19, 2020 @ 13:08 PM

Your tubing documentation is easy to access and just a click away We have been working hard in-behind-the-scenes to bring our customers an updated self-serve portal for accessing tubing Material …

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Topics:TubingResources

by Katie Reid, on Thu, Aug 13, 2020 @ 10:08 AM

Enhance instrumentation and process ball valve performance and control With Swagelok's offering of accessories for instrumentation and process valves, you will be sure to see an enhancement in both performance …

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Topics:Valves

by Katie Reid, on Thu, Jul 30, 2020 @ 15:07 PM

Get strong, reliable connections with our valves, fittings, and tubing Browse through our selection of Swagelok Medium- & High Pressure valves, fittings, and tubing to learn how this combination of …

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Topics:TubingValvesFittings

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