|By PR Newswire||
|February 20, 2013 06:31 PM EST||
FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Swagelok Northern California has released a new guide to help companies find the right pressure reducing regulator for their fluid systems. The free guide, titled "Selection & Sizing of Pressure Reducing Regulators" draws on the company's expertise as a Swagelok® sales and service center serving businesses in Northern California and northwestern Nevada.
"For some people who are used to working with valves, regulators can seem confounding at first. There's a lot more to a regulator and the job that it performs, than people sometimes realize,," said regulator specialist Jeff Hopkins.
As the guide notes, "size" doesn't refer to the size of the end connections. Rather, it refers to how much flow can pass through the regulator. As the name indicates, pressure regulators regulate only pressure, not flow.
The guide looks at the parts of a regulator and how they work together, and some of the problems that can "creep" up when a regulator is put into conditions it was never intended to handle. The guide then explains the key element in sizing: the flow curve. These are graphs that show how each model of regulator is designed to perform under specific combinations of flow and pressure.
"With this guide to get you started, you'll be in a good position to select and size a pressure regulator," Hopkins said. "Or, get in touch. Our Swagelok Northern California representatives can fill in more details and help you find the answer to any questions about regulators."
The free guide is available for download at the Swagelok Northern California website.
Catalog of Swagelok pressure regulators - Swagelok® manufactures a complete range of pressure regulators. Browse your options in this 58-page Swagelok Regulators Catalog. Covers Pressure-Reducing Regulators, Specialty Pressure-Reducing Regulators (Gas Cylinder Changeover, Vaporizing), Supply-Pressure Effect, Back-Pressure Regulators, and more.
Technical article & bulletin on pressure-reducing regulator flow curves - When matching a pressure regulator to the job, one of the primary tools is the flow curve. Get this article and bulletin to learn what flow curves are and how they work. Includes "Performing Under Pressure (Flow Curves)", by Michael Adkins, Flow Control magazine, May 2012 (4 pages) and "Technical Bulletin: Pressure-Reducing Regulator Flow Curves," from Swagelok Company (16 pages).
Video replay and slide deck from Jan 2013 briefing on pressure regulators - Download the slide deck used in our January 2013 technical briefing on correct selection and sizing of pressure reducing regulators, and test your knowledge with the example at the end. Includes access to replay the recorded webinar.
Swagelok Northern California Blog - The Swagelok Northern California Blog covers a broad range of topics to help you reduce fluid-system costs and improve efficiency. Each week subscribers receive a link to a new article by a member of our 50+ team, providing expert tips and examples that help you configure and maintain your systems using Swagelok® components -- from fittings to regulators, valves and more.
About Swagelok Northern California
Swagelok Northern California is a Swagelok sales and service center serving businesses in northern California and northwestern Nevada. If fluid systems are vital to your business or to process operation, product quality, operating safety, or environmental compliance, our 50+ associates can help. We have two facilities in the San Francisco Bay Area: 3393 West Warren Ave., Fremont, CA 94538; and 540 East Weddell Dr., Suite 4 & 5, Sunnyvale, CA 94089. Call 510-933-6200 or visit http://norcal.swagelok.com.
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