How to select an actuator

How to Select a Valve Actuator

A valve actuator is the component that “actuates,” or moves, a valve open or closed.   In this video, we show you two different types—pneumatic and electric—and explain what factors you should consider when selecting an actuator.   Pneumatic Valve Actuator One of the most common actuators is a pneumatic actuator, like the one on the Kimray High Pressure
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Well Site in the Bakken in North Dakota

Bakken Shale History: the Brigham Exploration Multi-Stage Fracture

Bakken Shale History: Brigham Exploration in the Olson Well “The current Bakken boom began on September 7, 2008, the day the US housing market crashed and a deep economic recession began.” In his book The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World, Russell Gold tells the story of Brigham Exploration’s big gamble in
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High Pressure Control Valve being used as a part of a package

What is a High Pressure Valve?

A high pressure valve is a valve that can operate in pressures above 500 PSI. What’s Considered High Pressure? The design of a high pressure valve allows it to operate at a maximum working pressure of 500 PSI or more without damaging the valve body. How is a High Pressure Valve Powered? One of the
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Product Notice: Valvcon Actuator Design Update

Product Notice: Valvcon Actuator Design Update

This product notice is to inform you about a design change to the Valvcon Electric Actuator, Part KSRADCWX. Users have reported ongoing functional issues due to operator use of the manual override. The manual override is not considered crucial to normal function. The Valvcon has a battery backup, so in the case of power loss
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Cómo Ensamblar un Paquete de Válvula de Control de Alta Presión Kimray Para la Regulación de Presión

Los productores de petróleo y gas utilizan reguladores reductores de presión para mantener un punto de consigna constante aguas abajo de la válvula. Para reducir la presión en aplicaciones de alta presión, utilizará una válvula de control de alta presión. Cuando compra esta válvula, necesita varios otros componentes para que la válvula sea completamente funcional.
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