Heater Treater

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 Repair a Kimray 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. In the video above, Product Manager Mike Fick shows you how to repair a 2” Kimray Treater Valve. You can find the step-by-step instructions below. How to
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What is a Burner Management System?

What is a Burner Management System (BMS)? Oil and natural gas companies use a burner management system to provide temperature control on heated vessels. Typical features of a burner management system include safe start-up, emergency shutdown, and remote monitoring of process burners. What is the purpose of a BMS? Producers introduce heat to oil and
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How Does the Kimray Dump Valve Work?

In this video, Product Manager Mike Fick demonstrates the operation of a Dump Valve. The Kimray Lever-Operated Mechanical Dump Valve is a reliable, emissions-free product designed to dump liquid from oil and gas production vessels such as separators, treaters, and free water knockouts. Here’s how it works.     How the Mechanical Dump Valve Works A
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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 is attached 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
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