Archives: Technical Resources

Snap Type Quick Disconnect Overview

Beswick snap-type quick disconnects can be used in a large variety of applications running liquids or gas. Watch our overview video to learn more about which type of quick disconnect could be a good fit for your application. You can find our snap-type quick disconnects on our website here.

High Pressure Quick Disconnect Overview

Beswick high pressure bayonet quick disconnects are rated up to 3,000 psig (207 bar) when connected. Watch our overview video to learn more about our high pressure quick disconnects. You can also find them listed on our website here.

Pinch Valve Overview

Beswick Engineering Pinch Valves are a great choice for medical applications as well as any application where fluid contamination could be a concern. This video provides a brief overview of the functionality of our pinch valves. You can find our Pinch Valves on our online catalog.

Push-to-Connect Guide

Push-to-connect fittings are commonly used with hard plastic tubing when occasional disconnections are required. This video describes how to properly install hard plastic tubing into push-to-connect fittings.

Compression Fitting Installation

Installation instructions for compression fittings vary depending on the manufacturer and the specific fitting design. There are however, several common elements to the installation procedure for nearly all compression fittings. Learn more about the assembly process in this video tutorial.

Tubing Installation

Beswick barbed fittings are ideal for low pressure applications when flexible tubing is required. You will learn how to properly use barbed style fitting and how to select the proper barb size in this video. Recommended practices for installing and removing polyurethane tubing on barb style fittings. You can read more at our product guide […]

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.  Video Tutorial 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 […]