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Re: [APD] eBay Needle valve (S series) take 2
http://www.swagelok.com/downloads/webcatalogs/EN/MS-01-140.PDF PAGE 56
for part numbers
More than everybody probably wanted to know.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Terry Barber" <terbarb at alltel_net>
To: "aquatic plants digest" <aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
Sent: Monday, December 18, 2006 12:39 AM
Subject: Re: [APD] eBay Needle valve (S series) take 2
> To be more specific -
> The valves on ebay use 1/4 inch Swagelok tube fittings. You need an
> "insert" to convert to a hose barb. Swagelok site is a pain.....but what
> you need is like this - the third picture is what you need with an INSERT
> with a 1/4 inch OD.
> The part numbers are a bit cryptic - and probably by design. This company
> sells through local reps. Your best bet will be to call your local rep
> ask about what you need. It is also best not to mix metal types - use
> stainless with stainless etc.
> The ferrules can be used a few times together after they are "locked" -
> if you ever end up unlocking the two ferrules in a join - you will need to
> use new ferrules next time. Doubt this will happen to you - just a
> Companies like this can be daunting to work with if you are a "little
> these things are done to protect their business and prevent copies.
> Good luck with your valve.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jerry Baker" <jerry at bakerweb_biz>
> To: "aquatic plants digest" <aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
> Sent: Sunday, December 17, 2006 9:13 PM
> Subject: Re: [APD] eBay Needle valve (S series) take 2
> > Dave Wilson wrote:
> > > Jerry
> > >
> > > You can get barb fittings that lock into the valve. Then attach gas
> > > to the barb fittings .
> > Thank you and Terry for responding. I suppose what I meant (and should
> > have said) is, "What, specifically, is required?" I know I want a hose
> > barb, but what size and pitch is the thread is it? Is it a standard
> > situation with a simple thread, or is it weird (like a left-handed
> > thread)? It appears as though the needles valves are threaded on the
> > outside (male), are there threads on the inside or do I need a female
> > adapter?
> > --
> > "He who throws dirt is sure to lose ground."
> > Jerry Baker
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