Are You Using the Wrong Valve Trim?

What is Valve Trim? Valve trim consists of three basic items: the stem, ball, and seat. These are the critical parts that control the flow of liquid and gas through a valve. They are also the pieces most exposed to process elements, and therefore most vulnerable to wear. The Wrong Valve Trim A Kimray customer
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What is a 3-Piece Ball Valve?

A 3-piece ball valve is a valve that swings open on both ends in order to provide easy access to the valve’s internals for maintenance and repair purposes. 3-Piece Ball Valve Features Our Multi-Choice and Tri-Pro valves are dynamic, high-performance 3-piece valves that are long lasting, cost effective, and easy to repair. They provide four
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How Does the Kimray Dump Valve Work?

In this video, Product Manager Mike Fick demonstrates the operation of a Dump Valve. The Kimray Lever-Operated Liquid Dump Valve is a reliable, emissions-free product designed to dump liquid from oil and gas production vessels such as separators, treaters, and free water knockouts. Here’s how it works.     How the Liquid Dump Valve Works A
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Troubleshooting a Mechanical Dump Valve and Trunnion Set Up

The Kimray Mechanical Dump Valve is designed to provide emissions-free liquid level control in vessels such as heater treaters, two-phase separators, three-phase separators, and free water knockouts. In this article, we’ll explain how to adjust the dump valve and cover some troubleshooting scenarios. We’ll also provide a detailed torque calculator to help you select the correct
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Improving Production in a Coal Gas Well in New Mexico

A Pressure Differential Controller on a Coal Gas Well A pressure differential controller (PDC) acts as a pilot for a control valve, allowing it to maintain a span of pressure. Recently, a member of Kimray’s authorized distribution team met with a producer in New Mexico about production in his coal gas well. It was low-flow well,
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