Edmonton Valve & Fitting Blog

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

by Katie Reid, on Thu, Mar 18, 2021 @ 13:03 PM

Our 60-member + team has at least 40 ways it can add extra value for customers while doing business together. VIP Reports help customers see the total value their organization …

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by Katie Reid, on Wed, Feb 17, 2021 @ 14:02 PM

Let's look at opportunities to save by taking a systematic approach to distribution of industrial gases within your facility. Many of you use compressed air, oxygen, nitrogen, and/or argon in …

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Topics:DownloadsCost SavingsResourcesField Advisory ServicesVideosGas Distribution

by Katie Reid, on Mon, Feb 01, 2021 @ 14:02 PM

Do gas panels need a lot of maintenance and replacing at your plant? Here's how one firm used our Gas Distribution Program to fix the problem. At many Alberta industrial …

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by Katie Reid, on Thu, Dec 10, 2020 @ 13:12 PM

If you don't relish valve selection, you're not alone. Here's a proven method for selecting the right valve for each application, every time. Each design engineer, operator, or procurement expert …

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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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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 Luke Wurban, on Wed, Feb 12, 2020 @ 14:02 PM

Improvements to Swagelok's KEV Series mean better performance Swagelok's improvements to its KEV Series Heated Regulators include better components and features that can prevent costly downtime. It has been designed …

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Topics:Cost SavingsResourcesRegulators

by Luke Wurban, on Fri, Oct 11, 2019 @ 10:10 AM

Swagelok's leak detectors, lubricants and sealants make for strong connections A good fluid system may start with high-quality hardware, but there are a few other tools that help you find …

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by Luke Wurban, on Mon, Jul 22, 2019 @ 11:07 AM

While it's not uncommon for older facilities to have leaks, even brand new ones can too. They may seem small, but they can add up quickly. It seems harmless - …

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by Luke Wurban, on Fri, Jun 14, 2019 @ 09:06 AM

With all of the different chemical and material combinations available, it can be difficult to ensure you have the proper elastomer for your application Account manager Adam Telenko explains some of …

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