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Recall Notice | 1709 Bodies

A recall has been initiated by Buck Company Inc., casting supplier to Kimray Inc., of all products built with a 1709 body and stamped with the heat code FZ9. These items have serial numbers between 217150xxxx­–218065xxxx. Updated April 16, 2018: This includes ALL products that contain 1709 bodies with the heat code FZ9 (NOW TO
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Control Valve Sizing: 3 Likely Symptoms of an Oversized Control Valve

Correct valve sizing is crucial to proper operation of your oil and gas production site. Today I’ll be discussing tips on valve sizing and sharing 3 symptoms of an improperly sized control valve. Typically, symptoms of an undersized valve are easy to spot. When you start production, the valve will stand wide open and your
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How Does Liquid Level Control work with a Mechanical Dump Valve?

Liquid level control in separation vessels is a critical component of oil and gas production. The design of Kimray’s Level Controller is to operate in conjunction with a Kimray mechanical dump valve. It maintains and controls the liquid level in oil and gas production vessels. These vessels include heater treaters, two-phase separators, three-phase separators, free
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When to Use a Direct or Indirect Control Valve Pilot

When building a regulator package with a Kimray High Pressure Control Valve and Control Valve Pilot, the standard configuration calls for the following: Back Pressure control: a fail-open valve Pressure Reducing control: a fail-closed valve This is based on the assumption that a back pressure regulator protects the upstream from over pressure and therefore should “fail open,”
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Product Notice | Temperature Controllers, Pilot Plug Seats, & Glycol Pump Elastomers

Section H Effective February 15, 2018, we will be consolidating our various repair kits for Temperature Controllers into two master repair kits: RXX (Thermostats) and RXY (Pilots). We will continue offering the following end items: HAA, HAM, HBT, HBA We will continue offering the following separable sockets: HCC, HCE, HCN, HBC, HCH, HCJ, HCM, and HCMSS6
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