3 Types of Gasket Material to Choose From

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Types of Gasket Material - KB Delta

Gaskets are common in engines, appliances, boilers, tanks, etc. Therefore, they have become an active part of our everyday life, but what types of gasket material is available to choose from? There are different types of gasket material, depending on the application and the properties required. You must consider the: Chemical resistance Temperature resistance Flexibility […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Compression Molding

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Compression Molding - KB Delta

Compression molding was developed in the 1850s, yet this traditional technique of creating rubber products is still popular today. It is an ideal method for creating rubber parts in low, medium, and bulky volume, which is one among several benefits it offers. All that is required is to take a rubber compound and create a […]

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Types of Stainless Steel to Consider for Manufacturing Compressors

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Types of Stainless Steel for Manufacturing Compressors - KB Delta

There are different types of stainless steel to consider for manufacturing compressors. While they may all be made of steel, they have some properties that are unique to each grade, and as such, they are most suited for the particular machine and environment they will be used in. That is why we’ve outlined these stainless […]

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Why Your Compressor Parts Must Be Abrasion Resistant

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You Need Abrasion Resistant Compressor Parts, Here's Why - KB Delta

There are several reasons why your compressor parts must be abrasion resistant and we’ll be outlining a number of these. If you have one or more machines running in your company, then compressor maintenance is required to ensure that your equipment can stand the test of time without breaking down when you least expect. Moreover, […]

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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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  • 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.