Valves

Tulsa Gas Technologies in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Compressed Natural Gas with Tulsa Gas Technologies

When a utility provider experiences an outage, they often contact companies like Tom’s team at Tulsa Gas Technologies. Starting in 1990, in his shop in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Tom Sewell pioneered an innovative, successful process for the installation and dispensing of Compressed Natural Gas. This installation process is now the standard for CNG stations in North
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Two Kimray employees installing an electric actuator.

Optimizing Plunger Lift with an Electric Actuator

Case Study: Does an Electric Actuator Make Sense? Electric actuators make production operations when pneumatics are involved more efficient. We were invited to a well site to determine if the Kimray R2L would work effectively on a conventional plunger set up. The field in question relies entirely on pneumatics. They use supply gas to actuate several
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What is Valve Flow Coefficient (Cv)?

What is Valve Flow Coefficient (Cv)? Valve Flow Coefficient (Cv) is a valve’s capacity for a liquid or gas to flow through it. It is technically defined as “the volume of water at 60°F (in US gallons) that will flow through a valve per minute with a pressure drop of 1 psi across the valve.”
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A picture of Kimray's R2L Package with Valvcon ADC actuator.

A Highway Training Session

The first thing we discuss when developing new product ideas is the user experience. We ask questions like: “Who will be working with this product?” “Is its functionality easy to explain?” “How can we minimize the variables affecting its operation?” Another critical question we ask is “How simple is it to install?” We know you
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Valve Failure Position - Fail Open Valve or Fail Closed Valve

Should My Valve Fail Open, Closed or In Place?

Should your valve fail open, closed, or in place? Despite how it sounds, “valve failure” does not mean that the control valve itself has failed. In the event of power loss, a control valve will “fail,” or stop, in one of three positions—open, closed, or in place. Today we will look at what these three
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