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

Troubleshooting a Mechanical Dump Valve and Trunnion Set Up

The Kimray Mechanical Dump Valve is designed to provide emissions-free liquid level control in vessels such as heater treaters, two-phase separators, three-phase separators, and free water knockouts. In this article, we’ll explain how to adjust the dump valve and cover some troubleshooting scenarios. Adjusting the Dump Valve A dump valve uses process fluid to balance upstream
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How to Operate the Kimray Treater Valve

What is a Treater Valve? The Kimray Treater Valve is a weight-operated throttling valve designed to hold liquid level in production vessels such as heater treaters, free water knockouts, and saltwater disposal systems. How the Treater Valve Works The Treater Valve actuates based on the hydrostatic pressure generated from a column of liquid in the
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Product Notice | Low Pressure Balanced Control Valve

This product notice is to inform you that we have made the following key improvements to 2” and 3” Kimray Low Pressure Balanced Control Valves. These key updates mean your valves will stand up better in harsh conditions while allowing you increased flexibility and faster repair. Valves with these new components began shipping June 1,
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How to Operate Liquid Level Control with a Kimray Gen II

A liquid level controller works in conjunction with a control valve to provide level control for oil and gas production operations. Applications for the Liquid Level Controller A liquid level controller is typically used on horizontal and vertical separators, glycol dehydration systems, and free water knockouts. How the Liquid Level Controller Works Kimray’s pneumatic Gen
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What is a Treater Valve?

A treater valve is a mechanical on/off valve designed to hold liquid level. A treater valve is used in oil and gas production vessels such as heater treaters, free water knockouts, and saltwater disposal systems. How Do Treater Valves Work? The treater valve actuates based on the hydrostatic pressure generated from a column of liquid in the
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