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Five Steps to Selecting a Pressure Regulator

When designing a fluid system, choosing the right regulator is crucial. Proper selection for your application can significantly increase safety and efficiency. Take part in this conversation with our team of fluid system professionals that know what it takes to keep systems operating efficiently.

In this 30-minute Swagelok® Tech Talk plus Q&A, Swagelok Company’s Field Engineering Supervisor, Brian Aplin and Field Engineer, Derrick DiCesare, will explore how to select pressure regulators in five clear and concise steps.

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Fundamentals for a Safe, Reliable Seal Support System

While all seals leak, mechanical seals and mechanical seal support systems help control leakage, saving money, reducing labor, and improving safety. To protect your operations, it's best to use a seal support system that is customized to your application's specific needs and designed to reduce costly leak points. This month’s Tech Talk lead by Swagelok subject matter expert, Sean Hunsicker, discusses how maintaining lubrication and system pressure in a properly designed seal support system can save you time, reduce labor, and improve safety.

In this 30 minute plus Q&A tech talk, Sean Hunsicker, Chemical and Refining Market Manager for Swagelok Company, will cover:

  • History and Objectives of API 682
  • Piping or Tubing?
  • Designing Seal Support Systems for Reliability
  • Reducing Leak Points
  • Utilizing panels to enhance reliability
  • Simplifying Operation and Maintenance
  • Designing Seal Support System for Safety
  • Seal Pot Filling Systems
  • Standardization

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Improve the Safety and Efficiency of Your Gas Distribution Systems

Do you rely on gas systems to operate your facilities? Have you struggled to address and avoid leaks in your systems while dealing with other day-to-day tasks? Are you concerned about safety hazards posed by gases flowing around your plant? If the answer to any of these questions is “yes”, then be sure to register for our free tech talk on the common challenges with today’s industrial gas distribution systems.

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How to Develop the Right Grab Sampling System for Your Plant

For plant operators, a major part of maintaining high-quality product requires that you capture representative, timely samples of process fluid for analysis. Taking quality samples can ensure that process costs stay low and helps keep metrics like OEE and uptime positive.

Yet, developing the right sampling system involves juggling many process factors, including sample pressure, temperature, phase, compatibility, and chemical composition.

This 30 minute (plus Q&A) tech talk to learn what it takes to develop high-performing grab sampling systems that are both standardized and configurable to the needs of your plant.

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Materials for Hydrogen Systems and Service

Hydrogen fuel cell technology requires high-integrity fluid system components suitable to specific working pressures, corrosion resistance, endurance, and leakage. Learn how to properly select materials to combat against embrittlement and more in your applications that frequently utilize hydrogen. Also, learn about Swagelok hydrogen-compatible products that are certified to HV35 and HV70, and recommended maintenance to keep your fluid systems running as intended. 

In this 30 minute (plus Q and A) tech talk, Dr. Robert (Bob) Bianco will discuss various topics of Hydrogen, such as hydrogen embrittlement, interactions of hydrogen and metal, and much more.

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How to Properly Select and Get the Most From Your Hose

In this Tech Talk, Jordan explains how critical hose selection can be, and how it affects the performance of your fluid system. After this Tech Talk, you will be better equipped to properly select hoses that help achieve your operational goals.

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Materials for Oxygen Systems & Service

 

This 30-minute (plus Q&A) tech talk will be presented by Swagelok's Senior Materials Scientist, Robert Bianco, PhD. He will discuss how to properly select materials and handle products for oxygen service. The rigorous demands for safety and quality control are especially important as the risk of combustion and fire are greatly increased when dealing with oxygen enriched systems.

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Materials for High Purity Systems and Service

 

The properties of the materials that comprise your fluid system components have significant impact on their compatibility and performance. By understanding the basics of their materials of construction, you will be better equipped to choose components that help achieve your operational goals. Here is an outline of the topics that he will address in the tech talk:

  • Alloy Performance in Corrosive Environments;
  • Material Selection for Fluid System Components

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Materials Science Basics, Part 1

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By understanding the basics of their materials of construction, you will be better equipped to choose components that help achieve your operational goals.

  • Introduction to Materials Science
  • Mechanical Properties of Materials
  • Strengthening Mechanisms of Atomic Crystal Lattices

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Critical Hose Selection & Performance Considerations

By understanding how critical hose selection can be, and how if affects the performance of your fluid system, you will be better equipped to properly select hoses that help achieve your operational goals.

  • PTFE (Teflon™) Hose Considerations
  • Metal Hose Considerations
  • Hose Failure Modes and Safety Concerns

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Four Steps to Choosing a Hose

 

In this webinar, Doug Nordstrom, Hose Product Manager for Swagelok Company, teaches step by step hose selection to help you be better equipped to properly select hoses that help achieve your operational goals.

  • Core tube considerations
  • Importance of reinforcement
  • Hose cover options
  • Endless end connections

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Hose Selection & Troubleshooting

In this webinar, Doug Nordstrom, Hose Product Manager for Swagelok Company, delivers an engaging tech talk on how to improve hose performance and reduce costly premature hose failures through proper hose selection, installation, and routing. .

  • The STAMPED method of hose selection
  • How hose construction impacts performance
  • How to prevent the most common cause of hose failure

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