Valves

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Understanding Control Valve Sizing

Appropriate control valve sizing is critical to proper operation. If your valve is sized incorrectly, it can lead to poor control and performance. Common Control Valve Sizing Mistake: Oversizing The most common mistake we see customers make in control valve sizing is selecting a valve that is too large. An oversized control valve will not
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Installing a Lever Hub

In October of 2017 we updated the design of our Lever Hub, used on Kimray Mechanical Valves, Treater Valves, and Trunnion Assemblies. The redesign focused on the keyway section of the Lever Hub, and the adjustments we made make the part more versatile and allow for much easier and faster repairs. This video covers the benefits of
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Kimray's E-LO Control Valve.

E-LO Control Valve Improves Temperature Regulation of Glycol Dehydration System

Recently, a customer with operations in the Eagle Ford was experiencing erratic temperature swings in their triethylene glycol (TEG) reboiler. The producer was trying to maintain a temperature of 390 Farehnhiet (199 Celsius). Glycol dehydration is a method of removing water from natural gas. Gas containing water—often referred to as “wet gas”—can cause a variety of
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Which Control Valve Diaphragm Material is Right for You?

Though small in size, the control valve diaphragm plays a critical role in oil and gas production. Control valve diaphragms are made with rubber a material referred to as “elastomer.” In addition to the control valve diaphragm, elastomers are used in the seats and o-rings of control valves, regulators, temperature controllers, and most oil and
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What is a Back Pressure Valve (or Regulator)?

A back pressure valve is a type of control valve that holds pressure on production vessels such as separators, treaters, and free water knockouts and releases upstream pressure when a designated set point is reached. Invention of the Back Pressure Valve The Kimray Back Pressure Valve was our original valve, and it remains our most popular. Kimray
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