How Tos

Get Things Done

Sometimes you simply need instructions on how to get your task done. Below are some How-Tos to help you get the job done.


Seeking the Best Value in a Commodity Tubing World

An installer can be trained, they can use the best tube fittings, but that is irrelevant if the tubing does not match your needs.


How to Read a Flow Curve

The best way to select a regulator for your application is to examine its flow curve.  Learn how to read one here.

How to Protect Your Hose

You have to invest time and money in selecting the proper hose for your application. Before you choose, check out these considerations.

How to Prepare for Steam Season

Steam system maintenance and operation is most effective when in proactive mode as opposed to reactive mode. Learn how to prepare for steam season.

How to Manage Supply Pressure Effect

Supply Pressure Effect is stated as a ratio describing the change in outlet pressure for every 100 psi change in inlet pressure. Learn how to manage Supply Pressure Effect here.

How to Install Insulated Tubing

Need some practical tips for installing your insulated tubing properly? Follow these steps to get it done right.

How To Extend The Life of Your Hose

Check out some best practices on extending your hose life.

How to Choose the Right Hose

The right hose keeps your process performing safely and cost-effectively. The wrong hose could undermine your process, put people at risk, and compromise your bottom line.

First Aid for Your Regulator

Check out these common regulator problems, the root cause for each, and how to get the system back running as it should. 

Eliminating Potential Leak Paths Eliminates Steam Leaks

Check out these three tracing areas where immediate attention prior to winter makes sense.

Choose the Proper Regulator

Regulators are highly technical, and here's some advice to Choose the Proper Regulator.

5 Ways to Prevent Droop

Understanding regulators is not easy. Learn 5 ways to prevent droop here.