Kimray’s Response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus

UPDATE: 2020-07-15, 10:00 AM CST Attention Texas customers: In consideration of your personal safety and that of our team members, we have moved to curbside service only at all of our Texas stores. Please contact your local store prior to your visit for details.    Kilgore, TX – 903-808-6529   Corpus Christi, TX – 361-443-5901  Houston, TX
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Product Notice | Delrin Cages in Mechanical Dump Valves & Low Pressure Balanced Valves

Product Notice | Delrin Cages in Mechanical Dump Valves & Low Pressure Balanced Valves

This product notice is to provide two critical pieces of information about Delrin Cages in our Mechanical Dump Valves and Low Pressure Balanced Control Valves. In some erosive conditions and in conditions where process fluid temperature is greater than 180° F, the Metal (or Ductile) Cage and Ratio Plug may be a more suitable material.
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What Causes Choked Flow in a Gas Control Valve? 

What is Choked Flow in a Gas Control Valve? Choked flow is the point at which decreasing downstream pressure will not increase the flow through a valve. This typically happens in high differential applications in a high pressure control valve in gas back pressure or pressure reducing service. (What’s the difference?) What Causes Choked Flow? 
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How a Free Water Knockout Works | Podcast Episode #15

In this episode we are joined by Kyle Andrews, Product and Applications Trainer at Kimray, who explains how a free water knockout works.  Topics in How a Free Water Knockout Works What is “free water”? Why is water management important? What are sacrificial anodes? Resources mentioned in this episode: What is a Free Water Knockout?
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Oil and Gas Electrical Course

Looking for an oil and gas electrical course? Historically, oil and gas control products have been powered by mechanical and pneumatic means. More recently, however, many oil and gas producers are considering the use of electric power for their production sites. And a growing number have seen valve automation prove to be a productive investment.
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7 Control Valve Installation Best Practices

Looking for control valve installation best practices? Below we’ll cover 7 things you must do when installing a high pressure control valve.  1. Don’t Hold the Control Valve by the Tubing Tubing often looks like the perfect handle to lift a valve. However, lifting the valve by this method can quickly bend the tubing itself
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