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

How a Pneumatic Liquid Level Switch Operates

How a Pneumatic Liquid Level Switch Operates

The pneumatic liquid level switch is a dependable, easy-to-operate solution for level control of your oil and gas production vessel. A pneumatic level switch is used to maintain desired level in separators, scrubbers, treaters, and other vessels. Here’s how it works: Operation Supply pressure comes in through the filter, into the pilot body, creating a
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Stacks of Oil Barrels

Bbl, Boe, BTU and Mcf: 4 Common Oil and Gas Abbreviations

Oil and gas companies and industry publications use several abbreviations for production fluid, including Bbl, Boe, BTU and Mcf. In this article we’ll define four of the most common and their volume prefixes. Bbl The abbreviation Bbl stands for “barrel of oil.” One barrel of oil is 42 gallons. This abbreviation is typically thought to originate
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Product Notice | Gen II Horizontal and Vertical Displacer Product Codes

Product Notice | Gen II Horizontal and Vertical Displacer Product Codes

This product notice is to inform you that we are consolidating all Gen II horizontal and vertical displacer product codes into one. Starting April 18, 2019, we are consolidating all Gen II horizontal and vertical displacer codes into one, so that every Gen II will come with the components to configure in either vertical or
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Product Notice | Mechanical Dump Valves & Trunnion Assemblies

Product Notice | Mechanical Dump Valves & Trunnion Assemblies

This product notice is to inform you that some mechanical dump valves and trunnion assemblies are experiencing performance issues. In our mechanical dump valves and trunnion assemblies, the angular play in the D-shaped hub/shaft connections stack up to allow excess movement. This can inhibit proper operation. We have identified 3 areas of improvement that will
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Glycol Pump Sizing Calculator

Glycol Pump Sizing: An Easy-to-Use Tool for Your Gas Dehydration System

The Kimray Glycol Pump Sizing Tool enables you to size and select the right pump for your dehydration system. It works for both electric pumps and energy exchange pumps. Step 1: Enter Your Conditions Start by entering your conditions. Notice the glycol-to-water content and the allowable water content are filled in for you, but those can
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