Alex Crow

Alex Crow serves as a Product Manager at Kimray, and is responsible for Kimray’s line of electric actuators and control products. He collaborates with Kimray's engineering, manufacturing, and quality teams to optimize the performance of our products and make a difference for our customers.

Posts by Alex Crow

A CATCO Catalytic Heater being used on a Valve

How CATCO Heaters Improve Oilfield Productivity in Winter

CATCO heaters are unique flameless heaters for oilfield environments. Consequently, these heaters are ideal for remote field environments, as they do not require a permanent electric supply. Because of this feature, CATCO heaters are the most cost-efficient way to prevent your valves and regulators from freezing during the colder months. How Do CATCO Heaters Work?
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Which Electric Actuator is Right For Me?

Valvcon or Tritex II: Which Electric Actuator is Right for Me?

At the core of the oil industry’s move toward digital, low-emissions operations is the process of control. Specifically, this refers to valves and valve actuation. In our effort to increase our automated solutions, Kimray now offers two electric actuators. Both actuators are effective and distinct. Let’s take a look at some specific features and typical
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4 Keys to Troubleshooting a Valvcon Electric Valve Actuator

The Valvcon Electric Valve Actuator provides accurate, zero-emission control of control valves and can tie in to a PLC or RTU for remote monitoring.  In this video, Alex shows you four things to look for when troubleshooting your actuator.   Problem 1: Your Motor Stall LED light is blinking in a mid-travel position. Solution: This
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Electric Controller: How to Install a Kimray Electric Pilot

The Kimray Electric Pilot (U.S. Patent Pending) is a stand-alone electric controller that can control pressure, flow, temperature, or level. It features an interactive screen and allows you to control process conditions without the use of a Remote Terminal Unit (RTU), Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), or any other computing hardware. In this video, Alex Crow shows you
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How to Calibrate a Valvcon Electric Actuator

How to Calibrate a Valvcon Electric Actuator

The Kimray R2L Valve Package featuring the Valvcon Electric Actuator is a smart, durable, and cost-effective solution for zero-emission valve control. In this video, Kimray Product Manager Alex Crow demonstrates how to install and calibrate a Valvcon Electric Actuator. You can find step-by-step instructions below.  How to Calibrate the Valvcon Electric Actuator Mount the Valvcon to the
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