Mike Fick

Mike Fick serves as a Product Manager at Kimray, and is responsible for Kimray’s line of liquid level control products and low 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 Mike Fick

Kimray Pneumatic Level Controllers

How does a Pneumatic Level Controller Work?

A pneumatic level controller works with a control valve to provide liquid level control in oil and gas production. Producers typically employ these controllers on production vessels like horizontal and vertical three-phase separators. Some also use them on two-phase separators, glycol dehydration systems, and free water knockouts. How a Pneumatic Level Controller Works In a pressurized
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Product Notice: 3” Treater Valve Stuffing Box

This product notice is to inform you we have redesigned, thoroughly tested, and released the new stuffing box assembly for the 3” Treater Valve. The new design has proven to be very reliable and is now in production. The improvements include dimension and tolerance changes to the stuffing box, packing ring, and bushing to ensure
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How to Repair a Dump Valve: the Piston Balanced Throttling (PBT) Mechanical Dump Valve

The Kimray Mechanical Dump Valve is a reliable, zero-emission valve used to dump liquid from oil and gas production vessels such as treaters, separators, and free water knockouts. In this video, we’ll show you how to repair a dump valve. These instructions apply to the 2” Piston-Balanced Throttling (PBT) Mechanical Dump Valve. Learn how to repair
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How a Pneumatic Liquid Dump Valve Works

How a Pneumatic Liquid Dump Valve Works

In this video, Mike explains the operation and applications of the Kimray Pneumatic Liquid Dump Valve.   Two Models Kimray Pneumatic Liquid Dump Valves, also referred to as balanced, low pressure control valves, are available in two primary models – diaphragm balanced or piston balanced throttling.  These valves are used to dump liquid from separation vessels such as 2- and 3-
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Treater valves at a well site

What’s the Best Valve for Salt Water Disposal?

Salt water disposal is a large and often overlooked piece of the oil and gas industry. Salt water is a natural byproduct of oil and gas production. Out of the roughly 1 million producing oil and gas wells in United States flows 21 billion barrels of water per year. What is a Salt Water Disposal
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