• Engineered to launch into the record books

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    Swagelok Company’s (http://www.swagelok.com/1000) high-performance fluid systems are poised to help Royal Air Force pilot Andy Green and his Bloodhound SSC (supersonic car) reach 1,000 m.p.h., and achieve a new land speed world record in 2016.

    Swagelok components are integral to the safe operation of the rocket car: winglet operation, air brake operation, rocket engine oxidizer system, consistent pressure delivery, fuel delivery, sealing the pump and rocket engine refueling.

    Learn more about Bloodhound SSC and Swagelok job opportunities at http://www.swagelok.com/1000.

    This ad ran on NBC’s WKYC-TV3 in Northeast Ohio during the Big Game on Sunday, February 1, 2015. Show less
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