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Kimray Valve Topworks

What are the Topworks of a Valve?

“Topworks” typically refers to the pneumatic actuator of a High Pressure Control Valve. The Kimray High Pressure Control Valve is a versatile solution for many oil and gas production applications. It is used as a dump valve, pressure regulator, suction controller, recirculation valve, as well as in plunger lift applications. A Kimray High Pressure Control
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How to Identify the Parts of a High Pressure Control Valve Package

The Kimray High Pressure Control Valve is a versatile solution for controlling a variety of liquids and gasses. In this video, we show you how to identify the key components of a control valve package. High Pressure Control Valve The first item to identify is the control valve. We offer these valves in sizes ranging
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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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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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What is a Solenoid Valve?

A “solenoid valve” refers to a valve that is controlled by a solenoid. The action of a solenoid is on/off or snap acting. In order to operate, the solenoid must receive an electric current from a switch. The current magnetizes the coil, moving the plunger in the solenoid and sending a pneumatic signal to the
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