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Why is Delrin a good material for corrosive environments?

Answer: Delrin is a thermoplastic that’s one of several formulations of polyoxymethylene. The material was invented in the 1950s, and it’s been used since then in all types ways: everything from yo-yos to guitar picks. The qualities that make Delrin so universal also make it a good fit for oil and gas production, especially severe
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Does the Electro-Hydraulic Actuator come with the reservoir assembly?

Does the Electro-Hydraulic Actuator come with the reservoir assembly?

Q: Does the Electro-Hydraulic Actuator come with the reservoir assembly? A:The Electro-Hydraulic Actuator does come with a reservoir, however it does not come with oil. Q: How do I know how much oil to purchase? A: In purchasing Kimray’s Electro-Hydraulic Actuator, the oil is not included in the purchase. However, it can be sold separately.

Index Pin Location

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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What is the leakage class for my valve?

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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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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