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. We’ll also provide a detailed torque calculator to help you select the correct
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What is a Valve Actuator?

A valve actuator is the device that “actuates,” or moves, a valve open or closed. It attaches to and works in conjunction with two parts: the valve body and the valve pilot. How Does an Actuator Work? In a Kimray High Pressure Control Valve, the pneumatic actuator is comprised of several parts. These include a
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Kimray Control Valve.

What is an Oil and Gas Control Valve?

A control valve is a device that controls the flow of liquid or gas. Kimray control valves are linear valves that have a stem in the middle. These can operate in modulating control or on/off applications. How Control Valves Work To “control” the liquid or gas, a control valve can open or close fully (on/off),
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Kimray 2200 High Pressure Control Valve.

High Pressure Dump Valve vs. Erosive Flowback in the Woodford Shale

High Pressure Dump Valve vs. Erosive Flowback in Woodford Shale Recently, I met a with Kimray customer who had operations in the Woodford Shale. This well had been online for a few months, and they were getting a huge amount of sand in their production. This resulted in three time-consuming and costly issues: The customer was
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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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