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Old 06-01-2010, 08:39 PM   #1
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question on needle valve. (swagelok b-1vs4)


Anyone ever used one of these before?

http://www.swagelok.com/search/produ...px?part=B-1VS4

I found it in the basement. Think it will be too large for a 130 gallon tank?
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Old 06-01-2010, 08:52 PM   #2
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The connections to hook it up to tube cost about 10 bucks each... PITA...

Should work otherwise.
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Old 06-01-2010, 09:14 PM   #3
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The connections to hook it up to tube cost about 10 bucks each... PITA...

Should work otherwise.
they are just ferrule fittings. I can just run a short piece of line off of the solenoid. My dad for some reason has a collection of swagelok fittings in the garage. Im sure I can find something to make it work. I can use some 1/4" line going into the intake on my pump in my sump.

I hooked it up to a air compressor using a regulator it seemed to work pretty well. I could get it to 1bs and slower. Looks like im in business.


EDIT: I could use air brake line, I just wonder how well it will hold up to CO2.

http://www.suicidedoors.com/node/1001
Its 6.00 for 25 feet of it.
http://www.suicidedoors.com/fittings...male-connector
fitting for coming out of solenoid, PTC air brake fitting.
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Old 06-01-2010, 10:53 PM   #4
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If you've got the time and the parts give it a try.
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