Brian Levings

Brian Levings serves as a Product Manager at Kimray, and is responsible for Kimray’s line of High Pressure Control Valves. 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 Brian Levings

What is the Best Valve Seat Material for your Conditions

What is the Best Valve Seat Material for your Conditions?

Why is the Valve Seat Material Important? In a High Pressure Control Valve, the valve seat is the part inside of the valve against which the valve plug closes to seal off and shut the valve. Long-lasting performance of this critical part is highly dependent on the valve seat material. Different conditions of your production
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Valve Packing Material: VEE Packing

What is Valve Packing? In linear control valves, such as Kimray’s High Pressure Control Valves, the linear motion of the stem is an essential design feature that allows the accurate control of the fluid or gas flowing through the valve. Through the linear motion of the stem, the valve moves the valve plug to and
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What is a Supply Gas Regulator

What is a Supply Gas Regulator?

A Supply Gas Regulator is a critical part of a High Pressure Control Valve package. What is a High Pressure Control Valve? The Kimray High Pressure Control Valve is a versatile solution for oil and gas production needs. It can be used in a wide array of applications, including as a dump valve, pressure regulator, suction
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High Pressure Control Valve being used as a part of a package

What is a High Pressure Valve?

A high pressure valve is a valve that can operate in pressures above 500 PSI. What’s Considered High Pressure? The design of a high pressure valve allows it to operate at a maximum working pressure of 500 PSI or more without damaging the valve body. How is a High Pressure Valve Powered? One of the
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Product Notice | Potential Issue with High Pressure Control Valve Upper Stems

Product Notice | Potential Issue with High Pressure Control Valve Upper Stems

This product notice is to inform you that we’ve recently discovered a potential issue on our 2” High Pressure Control Valve. The valve is missing a bevel located above and below the wrench flats on the 522 upper stem. This lack of a bevel can cause damage to the o-ring when it’s installed. The potential
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