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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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What is a Valve Actuator?

A valve actuator is the device that “actuates,” or moves, a valve open or closed. It is attached 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
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Kimray High Pressure Control Valve in the field.

What’s the Difference Between Maximum Allowable Working Pressure (MAWP) and Valve Operating Pressure?

What is Maximum Allowable Working Pressure (MAWP)? The maximum allowable working pressure (MAWP) of a control valve (or regulator) is the highest amount of pressure the valve is rated to flow according to the manufacturer. If a user forces the valve to flow pressure above the MAWP, the manufacturer offers no guarantee that components—such as
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Valve Automation Made Simple: Meet the New Kimray Electric Pilot

Kimray Valve Automation Electric control and valve automation are technologies that provide clear benefits for oil and gas operators. The primary advantages include zero emission valve control and remote monitoring of operations. This means a producer can access information about their production from the office, saving both travel time and money. However, while these benefits
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Tulsa Gas Technologies in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Compressed Natural Gas with Tulsa Gas Technologies

When a utility provider experiences an outage, they often contact companies like Tom’s team at Tulsa Gas Technologies. Starting in 1990 in his shop in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Tom Sewell pioneered an innovative, successful process for the installation and dispensing of Compressed Natural Gas. This installation process is now the standard for CNG stations in North
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