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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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. Vessels, such as a heater treater, create a
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What is a Solenoid Valve?

A “solenoid valve” refers to a valve that is controlled by a solenoid. The action of a solenoid is on/off or snap acting. In order to operate, the solenoid must receive an electric current from a switch. The current magnetizes the coil, moving the plunger in the solenoid and sending a pneumatic signal to the
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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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