Valves

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Introducing Flo-Tite Ball Valves and Rotary Control Valves

Kimray is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Flo-Tite Valves and Controls. Located in Lumberton, North Carolina, Flo-Tite is a manufacturer of high-quality ball valves and rotary control valves used in a wide variety of industries. This partnership will allow us to provide an expanded array of control solutions for upstream and midstream oil and
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Control Valve Sizing: 3 Likely Symptoms of an Oversized Control Valve

Correct valve sizing is crucial to proper operation of your oil and gas production site. Today I’ll be discussing tips on valve sizing and sharing 3 symptoms of an improperly sized control valve. Typically, symptoms of an undersized valve are easy to spot. When you start production, the valve will stand wide open and your
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Prevent Freezing Valves: Valve Insulation Jackets vs. Catalytic Heaters

  Operators often use valve insulation jackets or insulation wrapped with heat tape to keep valves warm and prevent freezing. In this article, we’ll explain how valves freeze and highlight a better alternative.  How Do Valves Freeze? Frozen instruments can lead to significant production downtime and accompanying frustration. And while freezing ambient temperatures don’t help
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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. The adjustments we made make the part more versatile and allow for much easier and faster repairs. This video covers the benefits of this
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