Valves

How to Operate the Kimray High Pressure Control Valve

The Kimray High Pressure Control Valve is a versatile solution for all your oil and gas production needs. It can be used as a dump valve, pressure regulator, suction controller, recirculation valve, as well as in plunger lift applications. Choosing Your High Pressure Control Valve There are two options to choose from: stem guided or
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What is a Treater Valve?

A treater valve is a mechanical on/off valve designed to hold liquid level. A treater valve is used in oil and gas production vessels such as heater treaters, free water knockouts, and saltwater disposal systems. How Do Treater Valves Work? The treater valve actuates based on the hydrostatic pressure generated from a column of liquid in the
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Valve Sizing: The 3 Most Important Factors in Selecting the Correct Control Valve

The process for valve sizing can be confusing. There are numerous variables in oil and gas controls, and an array of options to deal with those variables. In this piece we’ll be covering the three most important factors in selecting a control valve:   The uses of high and low pressure valves How to use your
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Control Valve Repair: How to Replace Valve Trim

One effective way to repair your control valve is to replace the valve trim. Replacing valve trim is a simple and cost-effective option when compared to replacing an entire valve. There are two primary reasons to change your valve trim: Your process flow rates have changed so that the original valve trim is no longer
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What Are Ball Valves?

In this article, Flo-Tite founder and president Martin Gibbons explains the design and operation of ball valves.  Ball valves are one of the most popular quarter-turn valves in the world market today, with multiple types available. However, all ball valves operate in the same fashion: a sphere opens and closes, allowing flow through the valve.
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