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Swagelok Reference Point

Your resource for practical advice to achieve more with your fluid systems.


Swagelok Reference Point provides industrial professionals with insights and analysis intended to help decrease downtime, increase efficiencies, troubleshoot issues, and maintain a safe workplace staffed by effective associates. Browse our latest blog posts below to learn how you might more easily accomplish your fluid system-related goals.

Featured Blog Posts

Swagelok fluid system components are available in materials designed to last in semiconductor manufacturing environments.

Improve Semiconductor Yield with Optimized Alloys

Discover how semiconductor fabricators can improve end-to-end production yields and improve long-term profitability by selecting the right metals for critical fluid system components.

Swagelok valve selection fluid sampling system

How to Select Valves for Industrial Fluid Systems

Learn how to apply the practical STAMPED method to select the valves most suited to your industrial fluid or sampling system design applications.

Dilution refrigerator manufacturer Bluefors trusts Swagelok for fluid system components and solutions.

Fluid Systems for the Scientific Frontier

Learn why Finnish dilution refrigerator manufacturer Bluefors trusts Swagelok for fluid system components and solutions that help enable quantum computing, experimental physics and more.

Swagelok Southeast Texas field engineer Trey Sinkfield specializes in helping chemical and refining customers identify unique fluid system solutions.

Field Engineering Spotlight: Trey Sinkfield

Swagelok field engineers work to help customers solve tough fluid system challenges. Hear from Swagelok Southeast Texas’ Trey Sinkfield on why he loves working collaboratively with customers to find effective fluid system solutions.

Swagelok offshore oil and gas evaluation services

3 Reasons to Audit Your Offshore Fluid System

Evaluation and advisory services for your offshore platform can reveal hidden leaks or other potential safety and performance issues.

Swagelok tire manufacturing hoses

Optimizing Hose Selection for Tire Curing Presses

Find out how Swagelok can help tire manufacturers optimize hose selection for curing presses, driving greater productivity and safety while eliminating downtime.

Field Engineering Utility Gas

Identifying Cost Savings in Utility Gas Systems

See how Swagelok Texas Mid-Coast provided on-site analyses of a major petrochemical producer’s aging utility gas system and uncovered savings of more than $2 million annually.

Swagelok plant turnaround

Seven Tips for Effective Plant Turnarounds

A plant turnaround can be a big headache for a chemical plant or refinery—but it doesn’t have to be. Learn seven strategies for more effective turnaround management.

Swagelok fluid system standardization

Standardizing Fluid System Components on Megaprojects

Swagelok’s global construction services can help oil and gas owner operators realize major operational benefits by standardizing fluid system components used across the site. Learn more about the advantages of standardization.

Shenyang Blower Works Group Improved Safety

How Shenyang Blower Works Group Improved Safety and Reliability

Learn how Swagelok Shanghai has helped Shenyang Blower Works Group Corporation achieve consistency, reliability, and cost savings for its customers while improving its own safety and production efficiency.

Field engineer spotlight: Alex Chu

Field Engineering Spotlight: Alex Chu, Engineering Manager, Swagelok Bristol

Engineering Manager Alex Chu helps his customers tackle challenges by understanding their needs and requirements. Learn how Alex and the Swagelok Bristol and Swagelok Isle of Man teams applied their fluid system expertise to develop ventilators to aid the U.K.’s coronavirus response.

Common fluid system leaks in tire manufacturing facilities

Combating Common Fluid System Leaks in Tire Facilities

Tire manufacturers can grow accustomed to leaking process pipes, but system leaks can pose significant safety hazards and drain profitability. Learn how to identify common leak sources throughout a plant and how to fix them.

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