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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

LanzaTech, a carbon capture technology company, optimizes costs with consignment inventory services from Swagelok

Inventory and Innovation at a Carbon Capture Company

Learn how LanzaTech, a carbon capture technology company, stays ahead of shifting customer needs and continuously innovates with high quality products, services, and inventory solutions from Swagelok.

Virtual tube fitting and installation training

Five Reasons to Take Advantage of Virtual Training

With travel and visitor restrictions in place, a leading Australian gas supplier turned to Swagelok to provide essential tube fitting and installation training in a virtual format. Find out the top five benefits the company has reported so far.

Swagelok valve and hose tags simplify maintenance and minimize downtime.

How to Improve Your Maintenance Program with Valve and Hose Tags

Hear from two Swagelok specialists how a robust tagging system for hoses and valves throughout your industrial fluid systems can help you simplify maintenance and minimize system downtime.

Most popular blog posts in 2020

2020 Blogs in Review

Discover our most popular blog posts of the year, covering everything from hydrogen transportation to grab sampling, based on the most pressing questions that our customers asked us throughout 2020.

Rosendahl Nextrom and Swagelok collaborating to maximize operational efficiency

Improving Output Quality and Production Efficiency

Since the 1980s, Rosendahl Nextrom has depended on Swagelok to move its business forward. Learn more about the solutions that allowed the company to outpace its competitors and remain an industry leader.

Swagelok sampling system field services analyzer

Improve Gas Distribution Safety and Efficiency

Gas distribution systems are crucial for helping labs, test centers, and industrial facilities operate at peak efficiency. Learn more about optimizing gas delivery system health and safety, reducing costs, and equipping your team for success.

Swagelok tube bending equipment

When to Bend Tubing—And How to Do It Right

Discover the applications where bent tubing is advantageous over pipe and fitting connections, as well as what skills and equipment are required to bend tubing for your fluid systems.

Swagelok hydrogen fuel cell fittings

The Anatomy of a Hydrogen Fitting

Learn why fittings designed specifically for hydrogen applications can help fuel cell vehicle OEMs and infrastructure developers achieve safer and more reliable fuel systems.

Swagelok Field Engineer Scott Cookson

Field Engineering Spotlight: Scott Cookson

Discover how Swagelok Eastern Australia and New Zealand field engineer Scott Cookson helps build long-lasting relationships with customers by helping them solve their most challenging sampling system issues.

Swagelok engineered combinations on an offshore platform

Enhance Safety and Save with Optimized Materials

Discover how offshore platform owners can optimize their material selection for tube and tube fittings to control costs and enhance safety in a variety of applications.

Swagelok leak detection

Gas Plant Saves 90% on Labor, Eliminates Leaks

Leveraging years of experience and specialized equipment, Swagelok Calgary helped a major natural gas processor expedite its leak detection process, achieving a 90% reduction in required labor, among other benefits.

Swagelok industrial hose reinforcement

How to Select the Right Hose Reinforcement

Industrial hoses typically contain critical reinforcement layers that contribute to longevity and performance. Learn about different reinforcement layers types and which is best suited for different fluid system applications.

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