3 Reasons to Use Compressed Air to Power Your Control Valves

In this video, Mark shares 3 reasons you should consider compressed air to power your control valves: Wet Gas, Housed Skids, and Emissions Regulations. Suppliers introduced pneumatic controls so producers could use the natural gas produced from the well to operate them.   This was the default procedure for decades. Recently, however, this has been changing due to three
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Valve Packing Material: VEE Packing

What is Valve Packing? In linear control valves, such as Kimray’s High Pressure Control Valves, the linear motion of the stem is an essential design feature that allows the accurate control of the fluid or gas flowing through the valve. Through the linear motion of the stem, the valve moves the valve plug to and
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Kimray Pneumatic Level Controllers

How does a Pneumatic Level Controller Work?

A pneumatic level controller works with a control valve to provide liquid level control in oil and gas production. Producers typically employ these controllers on production vessels like horizontal and vertical three-phase separators. Some also use them on two-phase separators, glycol dehydration systems, and free water knockouts. How a Pneumatic Level Controller Works In a pressurized
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Free Water Knockouts

What is a Free Water Knockout (FWKO)?

What is a Free Water Knockout (FWKO)? A free water knockout (commonly abbreviated as FWKO) is an oil and gas production vessel that separates the produced oil emulsion into its various elements. What is “Free Water”? Free water is water produced with crude oil that is not emulsified. Free water will generally settle out of
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Product Notice | 3” Treater Valve Stuffing Box

This product notice is to inform you we have redesigned, thoroughly tested, and released the new stuffing box assembly for the 3” Treater Valve. The new design has proven to be very reliable and is now in production. The improvements include dimension and tolerance changes to the stuffing box, packing ring, and bushing to ensure
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