The 4 Main Components of a Reciprocating Compressor

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Reciprocating Compressor Components - KB Delta

Compressors that are used in the gas, chemical, and petrochemical industrial processes are made of several components, each of which strives to offer some level of support to the machine. These components have a role to play either in managing heat, aiding in rotation, enhancing the machine’s durability, narrowing gas flow, and even enabling other […]

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3 Warning Signs of Bad Compressor Valves

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Compressor Spring Valve - KB Delta

Bad compressor valves can negatively impact an entire system, causing costly delays, eating into employee resources, and leaving productivity at a standstill. They are an important part of the work cycle of any compressor, and neglecting them can endanger the system as a whole. Undertaking routine preventative maintenance throughout and installing good quality compressor valves […]

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5 Ways to Lower Manufacturing Costs With Compressor Design

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Improving Efficiency and Decreasing Manufacturing Cost With Compressor Design | KB Delta

Achieving maximum efficiency is every manufacturer’s goal; and that goal just got easier with these 5 tips to reduce manufacturing costs with compressor design. Maximum efficiency provides for faster production at less cost, can help lessen environmental impact, and makes for happier customers and distributors, who always appreciate savings. Focusing on compressor design can quickly […]

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How Does Precision Laser Cutting Create Compressor Plates?

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Precision Laser Cutting for Compressor Valve Plates | KB Delta

Precision laser cutting is an extremely important process in manufacturing to ensure every product is consistent and precise. A quality product arises from quality materials. In order to build reliable and efficient compressors, the machine’s plates must perform well in a variety of temperatures and conditions. One way a strong fit for a compressor plate […]

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Why Abrasion Resistance is Essential for Compressors & Manufacturing

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Abrasion Resistance for Compressors and Manufacturing | KB Delta

Machinery’s moving parts are subject to abrasion, which is the tendency of friction to weaken or wear down material. That’s why, from spacecrafts to airplanes to more earth-bound machines, attention to abrasion resistance is necessary. Abrasion resistance is the ability of machine parts, composite or pure materials, and entire structures to weather repeated friction. Strong […]

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What Is Laser Profiling and Why Is It Important?

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Laser Profiling for Compressor Parts | KB Delta

Lasers are utilized across almost every production and manufacturing process, which is why laser profiling is so important. Lasers are used in increasing amounts of production processes – in everything from industrial manufacturing applications to electronics design – to perform precise cuts, etch surfaces and create complex contours automatically. The advantages of handling cuts with […]

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Finding the Best Compressor Materials For Your Industry

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Compressor Materials for Different Parts and Industries | KB Delta

Many industries use compressors. Depending on your industry, do you know which are the best compressor materials for you? What do filling soft vehicle tires, coming into a cool house on a blazing hot day, or grabbing a snack from the fridge have in common? Each of these tasks requires the use of a compressor […]

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The Parts of a Valve: What Do They Do?

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Parts of a Valve and Compressor | KB Delta

A compressor valve is a simple mechanical device that seals a cylinder during compression. But what are the different parts of a valve, and what do they do?     A compressor valve has to be strong enough to withstand the high pressures of a compressor and often must be resistant to high heat and […]

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The Importance of Custom Coil Springs In Manufacturing

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Custom Coil Springs for Compressors | KB Delta

Several factors are taken into consideration when custom coil springs are designed. But why is coil customization so important in manufacturing? When designing custom springs, there are two very important factors to consider: Type of environment Type of industry The environment that the coil spring will be required to operate in is crucial to understanding […]

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4 Common Industrial Uses For a Spring Valve & Compressor

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Compressor Spring Valve | KB Delta

Compressors are a broad class of mechanical devices used to compress and pressurize gases. Within the compressor, you will find a spring valve, which is one of the most important aspect of compressors. Valuable within numerous industry applications, spring valves and compressors can be used in order to facilitate storage or transportation of gases, similar […]

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  • Metallic Plates

    KB Delta manufactures and stocks a complete range of metallic compressor valve plates and rings for the natural gas, refrigeration and P.E.T. industries.

  • Thermoplastic Plates

    Our specialized precision tooling and proprietary lapping process gives our customers the highest quality thermoplastic plates and rings in the industry.

  • Springs

    We manufacture our own springs and stock over 2 million springs for a variety of OEM spring styles, forms and materials.

  • Peripheral Valve Internals

    KB Delta offers one of the most complete lines of valve internals in the industry. All of our parts are manufactured to OEM Standards in performance and efficiency.

  • Complete Valve Repair Kits

    KB Delta offers a full line of valve repair kits for all the major reciprocating compressor manufacturers.

  • P.E.T. Compressor Parts

    KB Delta specializes in manufacturing compressor valve parts for high pressure air compressors used in the P.E.T. plastic bottle manufacturing industry.

Industries we serve

Natural Gas Industry

The processing and refining of Natural Gas into a marketable products, by separating gas into pipeline-quality natural gas and a stream of mixed natural gas liquids and the transportation of natural gas to through a series of reciprocating compressor stations and pipes, and from there to end users.

Blow Molding Industry

This industry manufactures blow molding machinery. Injection stretch blow molding process has two main different methods, a single-stage and two-stage process; these are the methods by which hollow plastic parts are formed.

Medical Technology Industry

The medical technology industry is an important part of the healthcare sector. It includes most medical devices which aid the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and illnesses. Established centers of this industry include the United States and Western Europe.