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Swagelok Reference Point

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

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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 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.

Swagelok CNG vehicle fuel systems

Sourcing High Quality CNG Fuel System Components

Find out what to consider when selecting and sourcing critical fuel system components for compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles, equipment, and infrastructure.

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.

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