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Swagelok Central Houston

Your Authorized Swagelok Sales and Service Center

Training & Education

Training Room

Swagelok® Comprehensive Safety Training

At Swagelok Central Houston, we're committed to enhancing your team's skills for designing, building, installing and maintaining high performance fluid systems.  Our hands-on training services range from programs focused around worker safety to onboarding new employees, getting them up to speed fast.  Aligned with your specific needs, all of our training sessions are led our 35 year experienced Swagelok expert in our state-of-the- art training facility. 

Swagelok Comprehensive Training Features: 

  • Head Trainer: Stuart Segraves, 35 years of experience at Swagelok
  • State-of-the-art training facility
  • Training Classes that range from 4-8 hours
  • Custom build a full day of training classes that best suit the need of your company

Training Classes:

Tube Fitting Installation & Tube Bending

8 hrs| 1st Wednesday of every month (7:30 - 4:30) SIGN UP

In every condition and in every setting, proper fitting installation and tube bending is hard to achieve. This course is designed to help you reduce your rework cost due to downtime and scrap, and increase employee safety in the workplace. Upon course completion, students will:

  • Have a foundation tube fitting knowledge to minimize risk of leakage and ensure system integrity
  • Know how to properly select, cut and deburr tubing, correctly assemble a tube fitting, and gauge a tube fitting assembly
  • Make basic bends and understand how improper bends affect fitting performance
  • Have overview of thread types and perform proper thread installation 

Advanced Tube Fitting & Inspection

4 hrs | 2nd Tuesday of the Month (8:00 - 12:00 ) SIGN UP

How to mitigate and minimize the risk of leakage through proper inspection is important to us. Catching an improperly installed fitting or bend defect can mean the difference between a sound fluid system and a shutdown.  Upon course completion, students will be able to:

  • Understand the mechanics of how a tube fitting works
  • Identify variables that cause fittings to leak or fail and understand the different types of leaks
  • Identify tube fittings components and understand their importance to proper assemble
  • Point out common tube bending defects and understand how they impact fluid system reliability
  • Identify the different types of threads through design and markings
  • Inspect installed fittings and determine if they are reusable or not

Medium / High-Pressure Cone & Thread Installation

4 hrs | 3rd Tuesday of the Month (8:00-12:00) SIGN UP 

Consistent performance, especially in critical applications, is important to a successful system. This course offers foundational knowledge in cone and thread preparation and installation tailored to bring optimal performance to your medium or high pressure system. Upon course completion, students will:

  • Have foundational knowledge in cone and thread preparation and installation tailored to bring optimal performance to your medium or high-pressure system
  • Be able to list safety precautions when using the coning and threading tools
  • Be able to describe medium and high-pressure fittings and differentiate the components between the two
  • Demonstrate proper use of the coning and threading tool including tube preparation, inspection, and maintenance.
  • Install cone and thread fittings
  • Perform basic troubleshooting

Orbital Welding

4 hrs REQUEST A CLASS
 
With plenty of hands-on instruction, participants in this 4-hour course learn orbital welding principles, plus how to set up, run and troubleshoot an orbital welding system. The course is targeted for customers who purchase or rent orbital welders, welding supervisors and quality assurance and control personnel. All instructors have Certified Weld Inspector (CWI) and Certified Weld Educator (CWE) qualifications, as well as at least five years experience in orbital welding instruction. 


Safety Seminars (at your location)

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We will bring our expertise to your facility.  Class participant minimum required.

Orbtal Welding (4 hours) With plenty of hands-on instruction, participants in this 4-hour course learn orbital welding principles, plus how to set up, run and troubleshoot an orbital welding system. The course is targeted for customers who purchase or rent orbital welders, welding supervisors and quality assurance and control personnel. All instructors have Certified Weld Inspector (CWI) and Certified Weld Educator (CWE) qualifications, as well as at least five years’ experience in orbital welding instruction.
Safety Seminars (at your location) We will bring our expertise to your facility.Class participant minimum required.

Let Swagelok Training Protect Your Operation

If you have a group that needs training or you would like to combine two of our 4-hour classes, please contact your Sales Associate or Martha Orrell to request more information about our certified Swagelok training classes.