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Weekly posts for northern and central Alberta engineers, plant operators, and buyers.

Taryn Hardes

Recent Posts by Taryn Hardes:

by Taryn Hardes, on Thu, Oct 16, 2014 @ 13:10 PM

This edition's FAQs have been answered by your Edmonton and Drayton Valve associates. 1. What is the difference between PFA, PTFE, and Teflon? Diane Rode: Teflon® is a fluoropolymer. PFA (perfluoroalkoxy) …

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Topics:Q&AFittings

by Taryn Hardes, on Wed, Aug 27, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

When we started our blog in 2012, our first post was about regulators. We keep coming back to the topic because there's plenty to say. Here are some posts worth revisiting …

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Topics:Regulators

by Taryn Hardes, on Thu, Aug 14, 2014 @ 14:08 PM

Wide-ranging duties keep Edmonton Valve and our customers running smoothly Account Manager James Dickie manages a variety of services at Edmonton Valve, including inventory management solutions. Connect with Dickie on …

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Topics:Value Added ServicesPeople

by Taryn Hardes, on Thu, Aug 07, 2014 @ 14:08 PM

Our eDTR, P&D, and iAssemble apps make it easier to research and order Swagelok products. All Swagelok catalogues on your desktop and iPad - always up to date. >" target="_self">Get …

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Topics:Value Added Services

by Taryn Hardes, on Wed, Jul 23, 2014 @ 16:07 PM

He went to Fort McMurray planning to stay only a few years – 23 years ago. Todd Scorah joined the Swagelok team back in 1989. With his background in engineering …

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by Taryn Hardes, on Thu, Jul 17, 2014 @ 15:07 PM

1. Always use two people to handle longer tube lengths Dragging long tube length out of tubing racks by oneself can cause damage to the product. Surface scratches, dents, and chips …

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Topics:Tubing

by Taryn Hardes, on Thu, Jul 10, 2014 @ 12:07 PM

Here's a quick list of links to some of our most popular posts about valves The VB04, manifold, block and bleed, and gauge valves illustrated here are just some of …

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Topics:Valves

by Taryn Hardes, on Thu, Jul 03, 2014 @ 15:07 PM

When you want fluids to flow in only one direction, check valves point the way There is a variety of check valves available from Swagelok. All of them are covered …

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Topics:Valves

by Taryn Hardes, on Thu, Jun 26, 2014 @ 13:06 PM

As this role has evolved, our merchandisers have become a vital part of our business. Our merchandisers are on the road to help service customer inventories. For more information on …

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Topics:Value Added ServicesPeople

by Taryn Hardes, on Tue, Jun 17, 2014 @ 09:06 AM

Safety valves and proportional relief valves handle pressure in different ways Swagelok Proportional Relief Valves come in both high-pressure and low-pressure varieties. For more information, download the Swagelok Proportional Relief …

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Topics:Valves

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