Swagelok Manchester

Tube Fitting Installation Course

Course Overview

This full day course covers the theoretical aspects of “Tube versus Pipe”; tube fitting design and installation; the specification, selection and identification of tubing, including storage, cutting, de-burring, bending and installation; pipe threads; thread sealing; thread galling; and safety considerations.

Course Content

  • Tubing
  • Tube fitting history
  • Installation procedures
  • Leakage
  • Swagelok tube fitting
  • The quarter turn demonstration
  • Tube fitting installation demonstration
  • Tapered threads and straight parallel threads
  • Fitting products to make the job easier
  • Tube bending
  • Theoretical and practical examinations
  • Course evaluation
Who should attend?

As well as installation personnel directly involved, the course is of benefit to everybody who has a vested interest in safe, reliable, low-cost system installations.


Delegates must successfully complete a theoretical examination and a practical test requiring them to produce a test loop from stainless steel tubing, to dimension and tolerance drawings.

On successful completion of this course attendees receive a mounted test loop and Global Standard Swagelok Certificate of Completion, lasting three years.

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