Swagelok® Snubber Fittings
Snubber fittings protect gauges and instruments from the potential damage that system pressure and shocks can cause and allow the instruments to smoothly come to line pressure.
Snubber Fittings Catalogs
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Features: 40, 50, 63, 100, 115, and 160 mm (1 1/2, 2, 2 1/2, 4, 4 1/2 and 6 in.) dial sizes; Accuracy in accordance with ASME, EN, and JIS; Available with a variety of end connections, including Swagelok® tube adapters; Center-back, lower-back, and lower mount configurations; Stainless steel and reinforced thermoplastic construction; Available unfilled or liquid filled
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Swagelok Tube Fitting Installation
This video demonstrates the integral steps for installing Swagelok tube fittings, which have earned a global reputation for consistency, quality, and reliability.
Snubber Fittings (Gauge Protectors)
The response rate of an instrument to system changes is reduced when a Swagelok snubber fitting is installed upstream from a pressure-sensitive instrument, protecting it from potential damage. Pressure damping (snubbing) is accomplished through the use of a porous sintered 316 stainless steel element. The response rate then generally varies with the initial pressure drop across the element, allowing the instrument to smoothly come to line pressure.