Quick Tips

Quick Tips Video | Troubleshooting a Back Pressure Regulator

Kimray’s Back Pressure Regulator is a staple in oil and gas production. The Back Pressure Regulator allows you to hold pressure on production vessels by adjusting the set point to the desired maximum upstream pressure, which the valve senses and then releases when this designated set point is reached. It’s used in numerous oilfield applications, including on
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Quick Tips Video | 5 Tips for Operating and Maintaining your Temperature Controller

If you’re on a production site, you’re almost guaranteed to see a temperature controller sticking out of a production vessel. Today on the blog we’re going to show you how to identify and troubleshoot issues when your temperature controller is not working correctly. There are three things that affect separation: time, pressure, and heat. When
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Quick Tips Video | 15 Steps to Reversing the Function of Your High Pressure Control Valve from Fail Close to Fail Open

  The Kimray High Pressure Control Valve is a versatile solution that features field-reversible topworks for easy field conversions. Need to reverse the function from fail open to fail close for a different application? For example, maybe you have been using a the valve as a suction controller on the inlet of a compressor, in
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Freezing valves, cold weather, back pressure, gas tubing

Quick Tips Video | Winter Is Coming: 5 Tips for Oil and Gas Production in Cold Weather

Cold weather can provide some unique challenges to maintaining uptime at your oil and gas production site. Whether you live in Canada, a cold-weather state like North Dakota, or you only experience freezing temperatures during the winter months, freezing gas lines and control valves can have damaging effects on your production goals. Check out these
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Quick Tips Video | How to Weight a Float Ball

In this video, Jerry from Kimray and Tim from Superior Fabrication (SFI) discuss utilizing a float ball with a float arm inside a vessel along with a mechanical dump valve. In a production process the oil floating on top of the water has an interface line. For this float to be able to sense the water
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