Edmonton Valve & Fitting Blog

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

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 Luke Wurban, on Thu, Apr 25, 2019 @ 11:04 AM

The significance of cracking pressure, resealing pressure and back pressure In this short Tech Tip video, Swagelok's product experts explain the relevance of choosing the proper check valve and the …

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Topics:Q&AResourcesValves

by Katie Reid, on Thu, Aug 30, 2018 @ 13:08 PM

Up to 50% of skilled workers could retire withing the next 10 years - we can help relieve that pressure Building an effective training program can help maintain the skills …

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Topics:TrainingValue Added ServicesQ&AResourcesPeople

by Katie Reid, on Tue, Aug 07, 2018 @ 09:08 AM

Customers often ask us about how to find out the pressure rating of a particular Swagelok tube fitting. Here's how our team provides the answer. Q1: What is the lowest-rated …

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Topics:Q&AFittings

by Katie Reid, on Thu, Jul 26, 2018 @ 12:07 PM

If you can’t make it to our office, we can come to you with our new Grab Sample panel* This past June we featured our new Grab Sample System demo …

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Topics:Q&AValvesSample SystemsCustom SolutionsFittings

by Adam Telenko, on Thu, Jul 19, 2018 @ 14:07 PM

We take a closer look at the dangers of “interchanging” Swagelok components and how it can impact the performance of the parts. Swagelok fittings should never be interchanged or intermixed …

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Topics:Q&AValvesFittings

by Alecia Robinson, on Wed, Sep 06, 2017 @ 09:09 AM

Here's a chance to get your hands on some of our products in Fort McMurray Stop by booth 3317 at the 2017 Oil Sands Trade Show and Conference to see …

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Topics:Q&ASample SystemsCustom SolutionsEvents

by Alecia Robinson, on Thu, May 25, 2017 @ 14:05 PM

Here's a chance to get your hands on some of our products in June Stop by booth 1076 at the 2017 Global Petroleum Show to see your local Swagelok associates …

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Topics:Q&ASample SystemsCustom SolutionsEvents

by Katie Reid, on Thu, Oct 13, 2016 @ 16:10 PM

Our redesigned site works just as well on your phone or tablet as it does on your desktop Noticed a change when you come to our website? The updated site …

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Topics:Value Added ServicesQ&A

by Katie Reid, on Thu, Sep 29, 2016 @ 10:09 AM

Our new white paper explains some best practices for reducing risk When we think about reducing risk in the workplace, we often picture people wearing safety goggles and hard hats …

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Topics:Value Added ServicesQ&ASample SystemsCustom Solutions

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