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Swagelok Southwest

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VCR® Fitting Safety Installation Seminar

Swagelok VCR Fitting Installation
Learn best practices for installing VCR metal gasket face seal fittings.

The applications and the fluids contained by VCR® fittings are some of the most demanding in industry. The fitting must maintain a leak tight seal on highly toxic, corrosive and flammable fluids.  In this 60-minute course, customers learn about face seal components, proper makes and breaks, and how to avoid common installation errors. Customer benefits include:

  • Improved employee skills
  • Reduced installation costs
  • Reduced rework costs
  • Increased employee safety

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Swagelok VCR® Safety Installation Seminar Course Outline

Swagelok VCR Fittings

  • Define face seal fittings
  • How they work
  • Typical assemblies
  • Proper installation procedures
  • Good installation practices for VCR© performance & safety

Gasket Options

  • Silver plated vs. unplated
  • Non-retained vs. retained
  • Side load
  • Packaging

Installation Precautions

  • Under tightening
  • Over tightening
  • Scratched or damaged face
  • Re-used gaskets
  • Two gaskets
  • Removal of female nut silver plating

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