Edmonton Valve & Fitting Blog

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

by Katie Reid, on Wed, Jan 13, 2021 @ 11:01 AM

Do thorough inspections for worry-free connections. Recently customers attended a briefing led by James Dickie, Edmonton Valve's Training and Services Manager, focused on ensuring worry-free tube fitting connections. Watch the …

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by Katie Reid, on Wed, Dec 23, 2020 @ 09:12 AM

You want to make the right bend on the first try—that saves time and avoids scrap. View tips and a video aimed at helping you get top performance from a …

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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 26, 2020 @ 13:11 PM

Below is a video on how to do a simple packing adjustment to get better performance from valves. Service instructions and rebuild kits are available in our electronic desktop reference …

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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, Nov 19, 2015 @ 09:11 AM

Swagelok’s leak-tight VCR metal gasket face seal fitting assemblies (vacuum coupling radius) are easy to put together. See how in a video below, then download details: Swagelok VCR metal gasket …

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by Katie Reid, on Thu, Apr 03, 2014 @ 13:04 PM

Today we'll cover four reasons to use Swagelok tube adapter fittings. Tube adapters complement Swagelok tube fittings and allow fitting-to-fitting connections. Besides simplifying installation, they can reduce inventory you need …

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