Prevent Freezing Valves with CATCO Catalyic Heaters

  The primary issue that leads to freezing valves is pressure drops in the gas flowing through them. All gas carries some element of moisture in it. This means that when your set-up includes significant pressure drops, you need to be aware of the potential for freezing valves. Valve Bodies are Vulnerable A spot particularly
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Control Valve Sizing Calculator | Liquid & Gas Unit Conversions

Appropriate control valve sizing is critical to proper operation. If your valve is sized incorrectly, it can lead to poor control performance. Common Control Valve Sizing Mistake: Oversizing The most common mistake we see customers make in control valve sizing is selecting a valve that is too large. An oversized control valve will not only
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Application Guide | Dehydration

Glycol dehydration is a method of removing water from natural gas. When gas comes to the surface it contains some element of water. This gas/water mixture—often referred to as “wet gas”—can cause a variety of problems for downstream gas production processes, measurement, and equipment. Glycol is introduced into the mixture to trap the water embedded
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Quick Tips | Installing a Lever Hub

In October of 2017 we updated the design of our Lever Hub, used on Kimray Mechanical Valves, Treater Valves, and Trunnion Assemblies. The redesign focused on the keyway section of the Lever Hub, and the adjustments we made make the part more versatile and allow for much easier and faster repairs. This video covers the benefits of
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Product Notice | Z-Pex Extreme Environment Coatings Prevent Corrosion & Abrasion

Kimray has recently begun offering Z-PEX Extreme Environment Coatings on our products. Z-PEX is the first metal coating system designed specifically for the extreme conditions of today’s petroleum industry. It provides both base-metal corrosion resistance and surface abrasion resistance. How Does It Work? Z-PEX electro-deposits an eight-generation hybrid poly-epoxide coating over a zirconium oxide pretreated
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