Valves

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. Let’s look at what these three options mean.
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How to Build a Gas Pressure Reducing Regulator Package

How to Build a Gas Pressure Reducing Regulator Package in 15 Steps

Oil and gas producers use pressure reducing regulators to hold a consistent set point downstream of the valve. For reducing pressure in high pressure application, you will use a High Pressure Control Valve.  When you purchase this valve, you need several other components to make that valve fully functional.  When you order from us, we’ll help you
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A Guide to the High Pressure Control Valve

Free Training Video: A Guide to the High Pressure Control Valve

The Kimray High Pressure Control Valve is one of the most versatile valves on the market. It can be used in numerous applications to provide control of oil and gas production processes. It can be used as a: Gas regulator Dump valve (with liquid level controller or level switch) Pressure reducing valve Back pressure valve
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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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Product Notice | Updates and New Code for E-LO Control Valve: MXC

MXA Upgraded to MXC In accordance with our mission to make a difference in the lives of those we serve, we continually use customer feedback to make strategic improvements to our products. This notice is to inform you that we have made the following updates to the E-LO Electric Low Pressure Control Valve. Added a
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