High Pressure Control Valves

Podcast: What is a Control Valve’s Fail Position? Episode #1

In this first episode of the Stuff You Should Know about Oil and Gas Podcast, Kyle Andrews, Product Applications Trainer at Kimray, explains control valve fail positions, including fail closed and fail open. Topics in Control Valve Fail Position What is a valve fail position? Does fail position affect operation of oil and gas separators
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Control Valve Parts: The Basics

In oil and gas production, a control valve is a piece of equipment that controls the flow of liquid or gas. What are the Important Control Valve Parts? Here is a look at some of the key internal parts of our pneumatic Stem-Guided High Pressure Control Valve. These are linear valves that have a stem
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Product Notice | Potential Issue with 2″ R2L Adapter

This product notice is to inform you that some R2L Adapters are experiencing performance issues.  We’ve recently discovered a potential issue on our R2L Adapters, part number YHO. On January 22, 2020, Kimray was notified of a few YHO failures. After a root cause analysis was conducted, it was identified that in some cases our manufacturing process
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Electric Valve Controller: An Easy First Step into Oil and Gas Automation

You may be at an early stage in your oil and gas automation journey. You know exactly how to use conventional controllers, and you’re comfortable with them.   But you’ve also heard about the advantages of being able to see your site conditions from one central place without driving your route. Sounds interesting, but you’re not
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What is the Best Valve Seat Material for your Conditions

What is the Best Valve Seat Material for your Conditions?

Why is the Valve Seat Material Important? In a High Pressure Control Valve, the valve seat is the part inside of the valve against which the valve plug closes to seal off and shut the valve. Long-lasting performance of this critical part is highly dependent on the valve seat material. Different conditions of your production
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