Beswick Product Guides

Beswick Engineering offers many different products and product lines.

If you ever need assistance in selecting the correct Beswick product, please do not hesitate to contact a Beswick Applications Engineer with your questions.

Additionally we have provided some product guides to help you in the process of selecting the right components for your application.

Fitting Installation Guidelines

Recommended Installation Torque Below are the recommended installation torque values for various Beswick fitting sizes. Please note, these are general guidelines only and they assume that you are threading the fitting into a mating port of equal strength. If the fitting is being threaded into a weaker material, such as acrylic, you may have to […]

Cleaning Options

At Beswick we realize our customers who work on oxygen service, analytical instrument and other high tech applications have more stringent requirements for component cleanliness and handling. This is why we offer optional Instrument Grade Cleaning on nearly all of our products. To add Instrument Grade Cleaning to a product where it is available, simply […]

Compression Fitting Pre-Swage Tool Instructions

The following procedure is recommended when using Beswick pre-swage tools to compress ferrules onto Teflon®, Copper or Stainless Steel tubing.  Installation Instructions: 1.) Secure the pre-swage tool in a vise by clamping the vise jaws on the flats at the bottom of the pre-swage tool. 2.) Slide the top assembly of the compression fitting onto […]

Lubrication Options

Beswick Engineering offers several options for component lubrication. We realize many applications have strict requirements for cleanliness and out-gassing characteristics so we want to ensure you have the most options available to you when choosing Beswick products. On our online catalog you will find that most components have a Lubrication Options or Special Options category […]

Rapid Pressurization Valve (RPV)

Rapid Pressurization Valve Are you concerned that a fast moving pneumatic component/clamping device could damage your product or workpiece? Are you finding it difficult to control the speed of a clamping device?  Ideally, you want the clamping device to move slowly until it reaches the product or workpiece but then you want the pressure to […]

How to Install and Remove Polyurethane Tubing When Using Barbed Style Fittings

Installation Procedure: Barb and Tubing Selection 1.)  Select the correct barb for the polyurethane tubing size you are using. Tubing is often specified by the outside diameter, however barbed style fittings seal along the inside diameter of the tubing. Therefore, make certain you know the inside diameter of the tubing. Match the inside diameter of […]

Fitting Selection Guide

Use the chart below to determine which style of fitting will work best for your application.  You can find our fitting selection at: Beswick Engineering Fittings               Pressure Rating Above 125 psig               Below 125 psig         NOTE: Pressure ratings are HIGHLY […]

O-ring Guide

The leak-tight captured o-ring face seal was first incorporated into a variety of miniature 10-32 threaded pneumatic fittings in the late 1960s and early 1970s by Paul Beswick, a registered professional engineer and founder of Beswick Engineering. This novel approach to fluid power design, which was well ahead of its time, began a culture of […]

Quick Disconnect Selection Guide

Snap Type Quick Disconnects Are you looking for connectors that will permit one hand disconnections and prevent fluid flow from escaping? If you are your search ends right here. Beswick has a variety of single and double shut-off assemblies to select from. The snap type product line of quick disconnects can be easily connected and […]

Regulator Selection Guide

PRESSURE REGULATOR SUMMARY Does your application require the use of a pressure regulator? Before you choose the regulator that best fits your needs there are many design parameters to consider. Does your regulator need to be relieving or non-relieving? Do you need a single, dual or three stage regulator? What range of inlet pressures will […]