Breck Swigart

Breck Swigart serves as Kimray's Director of Product Support. 

Posts by Breck Swigart

What is a Flow Control Valve?

What is a Flow Control Valve? A flow control valve regulates the flow of liquid or gas. There are many varieties of flow control valve. In this article, we’ll explain the operation of two common types: a High Pressure Control Valve and a Mechanical Dump Valve. High Pressure Control Valve A High Pressure Control Valve is a
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How to Identify the Parts of a High Pressure Control Valve Package

The Kimray High Pressure Control Valve is a versatile solution for controlling a variety of liquids and gasses. In this video, we show you how to identify the key components of a control valve package. High Pressure Control Valve The first item to identify is the control valve. We offer these valves in sizes ranging
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What is a Flange Valve?

Flange Valve Connections Flange valves are straightforward and easy to install and remove from an application. A flange valve connection is secured bolts. A gasket is put between the flanges to help seal the joint. If installed correctly, flange connections create a fluid-tight seal. In this article we are going to explain flange valve connections,
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What is a Globe Valve?

Globe Valves A globe valve is one of the most common types of control valve. Oil and gas producers use globe valves to control the flow, pressure and temperature of process fluid, water, or gas. In this article we will explain the function of a globe valve. Globe valves have sphere-shaped bodies. Inside the valve, a
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Improving Production in a Coal Gas Well in New Mexico

A Pressure Differential Controller on a Coal Gas Well A pressure differential controller (PDC) acts as a pilot for a control valve, allowing it to maintain a span of pressure. Recently, a member of Kimray’s authorized distribution team met with a producer in New Mexico about production in his coal gas well. It was low-flow well,
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