A graph measuring Critical Flow Factor. The two axis are: Fluid Travel Through Valve and Pressure. There is also a legend for upstream pressure and downstream pressure.

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 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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Industry History | “History Matters”

In mid twentieth century, OG producers could not stray too far from the field. A site needed constant oversight to keep production moving. The products in use at the time got the job done, but they were far from efficient. Of particular concern was the back pressure regulator. Back pressure regulation was primarily achieved through
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Quick Tips Video | How to Find Products

Instructional video on how to use the new Kimray.com to find the products you need. In this video we’ll detail the features of the “browse products” tool on the new Kimray.com. HIGHLIGHTS -Searching for oil and gas valve -Searching for oil and gas regulator -Identifying trim types -Searching for glycol pump -Maintenance guide for oil
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Oil and Water Interface: How to Weight a Float Ball

Oil and water interface is a key to maintaining steady liquid level control in your separators. In this video, Jerry from Kimray and Tim from Superior Fabrication (SFI) explain how to achieve interface with a float ball and dump valve. How to Weight a Float Ball for Interface A liquid level float is used to
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