Portable Calibration Unit maintains power supplies on-site.

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Designed to streamline orbital welding power supply maintenance, Swagelok® M200 performs various diagnostics and measures output levels. Automatic current calibration ensures proper current output for future welds, while on-screen adjustments for voltage enable user to match actual values with expected values. Electrode travel speed is verified and adjusted in real-time via M200 operating software, eliminating need for frequent calibration.



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Swaglok® M200 Portable Calibration Unit Extends Servicing Capabilities to Equipment Owners



SOLON, Ohio – Designed to streamline orbital welding power supply maintenance, Swagelok Company introduces the new Swagelok® M200 portable calibration unit.  The advanced M200 portable calibration unit delivers on-site power supply maintenance, providing added convenience, reduced costs, and improved efficiencies that can cut servicing timelines from days to minutes.



The calibration unit allows for immediate calibration of a Swagelok welding system M200 power supply. Many quality systems require orbital welding power supplies to be calibrated periodically. Traditional calibration processes are completed offsite at a designated service location, leaving operations idling or needing to incur extra expense with rental equipment. Portable calibration helps minimize down time, which is key for remote or secured environments, such as offshore oil drilling platforms, nuclear plants, and government sites that cannot easily arrange power supply transport to and from service centers.



The M200 portable calibration unit is designed with enhanced technology focused on promoting efficiency through the welding process. On-screen navigation on the M200 power supply prompts users to initiate the calibration process. The calibration unit then performs various diagnostics and measures output levels. The calibration unit is designed to specifically calibrate based on critical welding variables, including:



- Current: Automatic calibration to ensure proper current output for future welds.

- Voltage: Provision of simple, on-screen adjustments to match actual values with expected values.

- Travel speed: Electrode travel speed is verified and adjusted real-time via the M200 operating software, eliminating the need for frequent calibration.  This verification is displayed and documented as part of the calibration software, making documentation easier for users.



The M200 portable calibration unit is a 2013 recipient of Gases & Instrumentation International Magazine’s Golden Gas Award for technologically innovative, high quality, and cost effective solutions to challenges in the gas industry.



Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, U.S.A., Swagelok Company is a major developer and provider of fluid system solutions, including products, assemblies, and services for the research, instrumentation, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, power, petrochemical, alternative fuels, and semiconductor industries. Its manufacturing, research, technical support, and distribution facilities support a global network of more than 200 authorized sales and service centers in 70 countries. For more information about Swagelok, visit the company’s Web site at www.swagelok.com.

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