Edmonton Valve & Fitting Blog

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

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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by Derek Green, on Tue, Sep 29, 2020 @ 08:09 AM

Need a 6,000 psig valve with more flow, available for sour gas? Check out our GB Series ball valve designed for easy installation, fewer leak points, and long service in corrosive …

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by Luke Wurban, on Tue, Jun 30, 2020 @ 14:06 PM

This compact PDF offers easy access from your desktop or mobile device Check out our line card where you can see all of our products and services on demand! We're …

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by Luke Wurban, on Fri, Jun 19, 2020 @ 14:06 PM

When a hose fails unexpectedly, it can bring down your whole production line How critical is hose protection and maintenance? One failed hose can mean thousands of dollars of lost …

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by Luke Wurban, on Fri, Jun 12, 2020 @ 11:06 AM

When rotating equipment fails, the culprit is often a bad seal This pie chart shows how important shaft seals are for keeping pumps up and running (Photo Courtesy of Mechanical Shaft …

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by Luke Wurban, on Fri, May 29, 2020 @ 09:05 AM

All of our literature, on demand, at your fingertips. The eDTR keeps you current with monthly content updates, ensuring all documents and references include the most recent information. Viewing our …

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by Katie Reid, on Tue, Dec 18, 2018 @ 08:12 AM

Free, expert advice on calculating the cost of fluid leaks at your facility Most experienced professionals who work on fluid systems have dealt with thousands of fluid leaks. In strictly …

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by Katie Reid, on Thu, Oct 25, 2018 @ 15:10 PM

Low temperatures can mean ruptured tubing and other problems. Here are four free resources to help you winterize... and avoid crises. We have tips to help you prep your facility …

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by Katie Reid, on Thu, Jul 05, 2018 @ 06:07 AM

You want the performance of stainless steel tubing, but the flexibility of hose. Swagelok has the solution: FX Series metal hose. Swagelok FX hose is specifically designed for high pressure …

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by Alecia Robinson, on Tue, Jan 09, 2018 @ 09:01 AM

With a few quick clicks you too can get the top downloads of 2017 In 2017 our customers downloaded hundreds of PDFs off of our website, check out the most …

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