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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What is Critical Flow Factor (Cf)

What is Critical Flow Factor (Cf)?

What is Critical Flow Factor (Cf)? Critical Flow Factor, often referred to as “Cf” is a coefficient that defines how pressure will recover after it drops to its lowest point inside the control valve. This lowest point is also referred to as the vena contracta*. All globe-style control valves have a Cf that stays consistent regardless of
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What is Cavitation?

What is Cavitation?

Cavitation is the formation and collapse of air or gas bubbles in a liquid. The bubbles are formed when liquid undergoes a rapid change of pressure and falls below the vapor pressure. They collapse when the pressure recovers. This can all happen in a very short span just after the vena contracta—the point in the valve
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