Breck Swigart

Breck Swigart serves as a Product Manager at Kimray, and is responsible for Kimray’s line of pneumatic valves, pneumatic pilots, regulators and temperature controllers. 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 Breck Swigart

The Best Suction Controller for a Natural Gas Compressor

The Best Suction Controller for a Natural Gas Compressor

What is a Natural Gas Compressor? A natural gas compressor is a large engine that uses positive displacement to compress natural gas.   In this video, Breck shows you a solution for suction control on a gas compressor.  Regulating Flow in a Natural Gas Compressor Natural gas compressors require precise regulation of the gas flow to keep
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Close-Up of a Pneumatic Temperature Controller

What is a Pneumatic Temperature Controller?

A Pneumatic Temperature Controller serves multiple purposes, but its main job is controlling a set temperature in several products. The most common products are indirect heaters, emulsion treaters, rebillers, steam generators, heat exchangers, cooler shutter controls, and salt bath heaters. How Does It Work? Pneumatic Temperature Controllers have a stainless tube to monitor changing temperatures.
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What is a Back Pressure Regulator?

A back pressure regulator is a type of control valve designed to hold pressure on oil and gas production vessels such as separators, treaters, and free water knockouts. Invention of the Back Pressure Regulator The Kimray Back Pressure Regulator was our original valve, and it remains our most popular. Kimray founder Garman O. Kimmell created this product in 1948. Up
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Kimray Valve Topworks

What are the Topworks of a Valve?

“Topworks” typically refers to the pneumatic actuator of a High Pressure Control Valve. The Kimray High Pressure Control Valve is a versatile solution for many oil and gas production applications. It is used as a dump valve, pressure regulator, suction controller, recirculation valve, as well as in plunger lift applications. A Kimray High Pressure Control
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Back Pressure Valve in a Field

Questions to Ask When Looking for a Back Pressure Valve Supplier

Kimray is a world-class back pressure valve supplier based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. Trusted for generations, Kimray has been creating simple, effective products for temperature, level, flow, and pressure control for over 70 years. Common applications for our products include compression, gas dehydration, separation, heaters, artificial lift, gas regulation skids, measurement stations and more.
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