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What Should You Know about Pneumatic Valve Actuators? | Ep. #6 Stuff You Should Know About Oil and Gas Production

    • Business

In this episode, Kyle Andrews, Product Applications Trainer at Kimray, explains how a pneumatic actuator works.

Topics include:


What is an actuator? 
Why does a control valve need an actuator? 
What all can be considered pneumatic? 
 Why do some producers use compressed air to power their valves? 
Why are the advantages and disadvantages of pneumatic actuators? 

Resources mentioned in this episode:


3 Reasons to Use Compressed Air to Power Your Control Valves https://bit.ly/3743XvF
Limit Emissions with Non-Venting Control Valves https://bit.ly/307jV6Y
Natural Gas Flaring vs. Capturing https://bit.ly/3eIIZ8e

In this episode, Kyle Andrews, Product Applications Trainer at Kimray, explains how a pneumatic actuator works.

Topics include:


What is an actuator? 
Why does a control valve need an actuator? 
What all can be considered pneumatic? 
 Why do some producers use compressed air to power their valves? 
Why are the advantages and disadvantages of pneumatic actuators? 

Resources mentioned in this episode:


3 Reasons to Use Compressed Air to Power Your Control Valves https://bit.ly/3743XvF
Limit Emissions with Non-Venting Control Valves https://bit.ly/307jV6Y
Natural Gas Flaring vs. Capturing https://bit.ly/3eIIZ8e

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