The Top 5 Uses of Reciprocating Compressor Valve Plates

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Reciprocating Compressor Valve Plates | KB Delta

Nearly all manufacturing facilities use compressor valve plates for some aspect of the creation of products. In addition to the profusion of air compressors, many materials including raw and refined chemicals are passed through compressors daily. There can be many reasons to compress a material. A notable result of compression is a dramatic increase in […]

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Wire Form: The Unsung Hero of Mechanical Equipment

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Different Types of Wire Form | KB Delta

Wire form is simple pieces of equipment that fulfill a wide variety of functions. They are really nothing more than pieces of wire that have been shaped to perform a specific purpose. Two of the most common examples of these forms are the hook and spring. This equipment is crucial for many functions, in many […]

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4 Essential Responsibilities of Your Spring Company

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Spring Company Products | KB Delta

In industries ranging from natural gas and refrigeration to automobiles and aerospace, compression springs act as vital components for numerous products and devices. Manufacturers often turn to a spring company that specializes in manufacturing springs, whether due to lacking the dedicated infrastructure for fabricating springs or in order to save time and materials. A reliable, […]

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What Are The Different Parts Of A Valve?

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Parts of a Valve | KB Delta

Whether your compressor is working properly or not, it is important to understand the individual parts of a valve that make up the machine. This will allow you to identify whether there is a problem, diagnose the problem, and choose the correct replacement part. All of this knowledge will save you time and money, and […]

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What Are The Different Reciprocating Compressor Parts?

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Reciprocating Compressor Parts | KB Delta

  When it comes to gas, chemical, petrochemical, and other industrial processes, reciprocating compressors play a major role. These compressors are the most well-known and widely used compressors involving positive displacement based on a specific set of basic parts. So, what are these reciprocating compressor parts and what do they do?   What is a […]

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Why You Need a Dual Plate Check Valve for Natural Gas

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Dual Plate Check Valve | KB Delta

  Whether it’s for an offshore production platform, a natural gas pipeline, or an LNG plant, compressors are found and used throughout the gas and oil industry. By raising gas pressure, compressors are used to liquefy and transport gas from one process or location to another. In the past, these compressors have been driven mechanically […]

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What Are The Different Types of O-Rings?

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Types of O-Rings | KB Delta

  O-rings are a commonly used seal across a range of manufacturing and industrial industries. However, their versatility, array of applications, and materials they are made out of can make choosing the right O-ring material for your use difficult. In order to give you a clear understanding of the options in front of you, we […]

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What does Valve Flow and Dynamics mean?

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Complete Valve Flow and Dynamics | KB Delta

Valve dynamics is essentially a term to describe the valve flow and movement made by a valve to control the flow of gas through its opening. While this itself is an easy principle to understand, the field of valve flow and dynamics is a complex and involving area which lies at the heart of a […]

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Tools Used in Plastic Bottle Manufacturing

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Plastic Bottle Manufacturing Process | KB Delta

When it comes to the plastic bottle manufacturing industry, polyethylene terephthalate is the material that is used most frequently. The process involved in turning the raw material, polyethylene terephthalate (PET), into a commercial plastic bottle involves a number of different steps and industry specific tools. PET is a type of thermoplastic polymer resin that is […]

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Why Quality of Parts is Key in Today’s Manufacturing Industry

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The Importance of Quality Parts in the Manufacturing Industry | KB Delta

In the manufacturing industry of today, there are more and more complaints about products that are being made with low quality parts. Most of these companies that are using low quality parts are doing this for one reason only, to ensure that the costs of production are kept as low as possible. However, they don’t […]

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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.