electric pilot

Three Quick Tips for Operating the Electric Pilot

The Kimray Electric Pilot is a stand-alone electric controller that controls pressure, flow, temperature, or level. This valve pilot features an interactive screen. It allows you to control your process conditions without the use of a Remote Terminal Unit (RTU), Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), or any other computing hardware. In this video, Kimray’s Electric Product Manager Alex
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Well Site in the Appalachian Basin

Marcellus and Utica Shale: 3 Popular Kimray Products in Appalachian Basin

The Marcellus and Utica Shale formations stretch Southwest from Lower New York through Pennsylvania, Ohio, and into West Virginia. This region, known as the Appalachian Basin, is known for its large amounts of natural gas. In July 2018, it accounted for 29% of all U.S. gas production. Top Producers in the Marcellus and Utica Southwest
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Vapor Recovery Unit in the DJ Basin Using Electric Pilot

A producer in the Colorado DJ Basin was using a pneumatic controller for an inlet suction control valve on a vapor recovery unit (VRU). Vapor recovery is a common practice in Colorado, and electric control products are becoming more common because of the strict emissions regulations there. In light of these needs, we asked the
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What is a Valve Actuator?

A valve actuator is the device that “actuates,” or moves, a valve open or closed. It attaches to and works in conjunction with two parts: the valve body and the valve pilot. How Does an Actuator Work? In a Kimray High Pressure Control Valve, the pneumatic actuator is comprised of several parts. These include a
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Kimray Control Valve.

What is an Oil and Gas Control Valve?

A control valve is a device that controls the flow of liquid or gas. Kimray control valves are linear valves that have a stem in the middle. These can operate in modulating control or on/off applications. How Control Valves Work To “control” the liquid or gas, a control valve can open or close fully (on/off),
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