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Kimray's Delrin control valve trim.

Valve Trim Material: Delrin

The Importance of Valve Trim Control valve trim is susceptible to premature in oil and gas applications with highly corrosive conditions. Sour gas, carbon dioxide, and other corrosive elements wear away the internal trim, packing, and body as the gasses move through the valve. Premature deterioration caused by corrosion can cost you thousands in repairs
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A visual comparison of the old and new styles of the Kimray Piston Rod Gland and the Kimray Pump Block.

Tech Mail | Index Pin Location on Glycol Pump

Index Pin Locator | New Vs. Old Style We have recently changed the index pin location for Glycol Pump Blocks and Piston Rod Glands. This new change will prevent a piston Rod Gland from being installed with the alignment pin in one of the gland’s communicating holes. New Piston Rod Glands will still have a
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Tech Mail | What is the leakage class for my valve?

Tech Mail | What is the leakage class for my valve?

A Rule of Thumb Control valves are designed to throttle, but they are also often expected to provide some type of shut-off capability. A control valve’s ability to shut off has to do with many factors: Balanced or unbalanced plug, seat material, actuator thrust, pressure drop, and the type of fluid can all play a
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Reduced flow ration plug.

Is Your Piston Balanced HPCV Too Big?

The Valve Is Too Big! When the Piston Balanced HPCV (HPMV) in service turns out to have far too much capacity you can offer a reduced flow ratio plug. The conversion is reasonably simple, requires only the ratio plug. The costs substantially less than replacing the valve. On some occasions a valve is specified which
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Use Oversized Soft Seat with Care

For Increased capacity where declining pressure is a problem Many of our customers have learned that when the pressure available from the well has declined to the point that a standard 1″ or 2″ HPCV (motor valve) no longer has enough capacity, they can remove the trim and cage and replace it with the Oversized
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