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

by Luke Wurban, on Mon, Jun 03, 2019 @ 15:06 PM

Not only are Swagelok fittings simple to install, but our inspection tool can ensure it's done correctly every time This short Tech Tip video explains how to ensure your Swagelok …

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by Alecia Robinson, on Thu, Nov 09, 2017 @ 12:11 PM

Scratching your head about threads? We have three tools that solve the mystery The Pipe and Tube Sizes board (pictured above) is at our back counter. Bring in your fittings …

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by Alecia Robinson, on Thu, May 18, 2017 @ 12:05 PM

A buildup of static electricity can make a mess of analytical equipment Swagelok's dielectric fittings and adapters isolate monitoring instruments from the effects of electrical current; to find out more …

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by Katie Reid, on Tue, Aug 09, 2016 @ 14:08 PM

Even when working conditions aren't ideal, you'll still be able to see the numbers The first image shows the retro-reflective material option affixed to the dial face. The second image shows …

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Topics:Measurement Devices

by Katie Reid, on Tue, Jan 05, 2016 @ 10:01 AM

Here are the topics that got the most attention from our readers this past year While we always try to make our blog posts interesting, we never know for sure …

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by Katie Dennis, on Mon, Jun 08, 2015 @ 13:06 PM

Training and education can solve the problem, and Swagelok is here to help and line that are below this. Gain insight into your analytical instrumenation operation by downloading Swagelok's whitepaper …

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by Katie Reid, on Thu, May 28, 2015 @ 14:05 PM

This pre-engineered subsystem moves samples to the analyzer faster Swagelok's Field Station Module is one of our 5 Pre-Engineered Subsystem modules. To get more information on this specific design, download …

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by Katie Dennis, on Wed, Apr 15, 2015 @ 08:04 AM

Some people call them rotameters, but either way they are simple and effective The M Series (left) and the G Series (right) are highly accurate measurement devices with individually calibrated …

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by Katie Dennis, on Thu, Feb 05, 2015 @ 08:02 AM

Here are some tips to help you decide between liquid-filled and dry gauges When you shop for a pressure gauge, you have two basic choices: a liquid-filled gauge or a …

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by Taryn Hardes, on Wed, Mar 26, 2014 @ 15:03 PM

Simple and effective, a ball in a glass or metal tube is all it takes to indicate the rate of fluid flow The variable area flowmeter is one of the …

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