Avery Peterson

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What is Cf ?

Critical Flow Factor (Cf) A coefficient that defines how the pressure will recover after it drops to its lowest point (the vena contracta) inside the valve.  Each valve has one Cf, and it doesn’t change due to % open, like the Cv does.  Cf is a factor that is needed in order to calculate Cv
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What is Cv ?

Valve Flow Coefficient (Cv) Cv is a valve’s capacity for a liquid or gas to flow through it.  Basically, the larger the opening in a valve, the larger the Cv.  As a valve is opened more and more, the Cv increases until the valve is fully open, where it reaches its highest possible Cv, or
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Kimray Legacy Part 1 | “History Matters”

In mid twentieth century, OG producers could not stray too far from the field. A site needed constant oversight to keep production moving. The products in use at the time got the job done, but they were far from efficient. Of particular concern was the back pressure regulator. Back pressure regulation was primarily achieved through
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Video: How to Find Products

Instructional video on how to use the new Kimray.com to find the products you need. In this video we’ll detail the features of the “browse products” tool on the new Kimray.com. HIGHLIGHTS -Searching for oil and gas valve -Searching for oil and gas regulator -Identifying trim types -Searching for glycol pump -Maintenance guide for oil
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Video: How to Weight a Float Ball

In this video, Jerry from Kimray and Tim from Superior Fabrication (SFI) discuss utilizing a float ball with a float arm inside a vessel along with a mechanical dump valve. In a production process the oil floating on top of the water has an interface line. For this float to be able to sense the water
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