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    Cryogenic Product Design Challenges

    06/06/2018

    Not many years ago, cryogenics – the production and behavior of materials at very low temperatures – was likely to be understood by a group of people with specialized knowledge in fields like aerospace.

    Working with cryogenic applications means working with systems and components that have very special design and performance requirements. The costs associated with manufacturing and testing can be extreme. For these reasons, relatively few manufacturers have become adept at developing...

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    Confronting Cryogenic Challenges in the Field Leads to New Solutions

    05/18/2018

    In the cryogenic environment, often it’s confronting challenges in the field – literally – that leads to new answers and new solutions.

    As a recent example illustrates, one of Dixon’s customers was experiencing problems while using bunkering connections during the transfer of liquefied natural gas. Technical specialists from Dixon were called to the scene to witness the next bunkering operation and...

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    Safe and Unsafe Quick Disconnect Coupling Practices

    04/19/2018

    Quick disconnect couplings can fail without warning! Prior to the operation of quick coupling products, be sure to inspect and replace worn out fittings and safety devices. If a leak is detected during operation, release the pressure from the circuit before investigating the cause of the fluid leak. Do not use your fingers or skin to check for leaks, high pressure leaks of fluids can easily penetrate the skin and can cause serious injury or death.

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