What Is Volumetric Efficiency In Manufacturing & Why Is It Important?

| | In Compressors
Volumetric Efficiency of Compressors | KB Delta

There are many sorts of compressors. Compressors are used to compress air, fuel, coolant, and other gaseous substances in order to create potential energy, which powers many kinds of machines used every day. In common use, there are reciprocating, rotary, screw, centrifugal, and scroll compressors, each with its own design and common uses. Regardless of […]

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Your Compressor Failed. Here’s 4 Reasons Why.

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Compressor Failed | KB Delta

Certain precautions need to be taken before, during, and after a compressor failed to ensure the safety of those in the immediate area of the machine. The inherent nature of a compressor lends itself to the accumulation of potential energy in compressed fluid or gas form. Operating staff need to be knowledgeable regarding the proper […]

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4 Steps to Handling a Compressor Valve Leak

| | In Compressors
Compressor Valve Leak | KB Delta

Air compressors are used in many different industries as well as by private citizens to power tools, cool air and much more. Owning an air compressor, or a HVAC unit with an air compressor inside of it, will mean routine maintenance and the ability to handle a compressor valve leak on the unit. The steps […]

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5 Important Factors of Compressor Maintenance to Know

| | In Compressors
Compressor Maintenance | KB Delta

  Compressors are essential tools for many industries, including the natural gas industry, the blow molding industry and the medical technology industry. Compressor valves are the life force of the compressor, responsible for gas and air flow in the cylinder. The valves must be as hard working as they are durable. However, compressor maintenance is […]

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What Causes Compressor Failure and How Can You Avoid It?

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Compressor Failure | KB Delta

  Compressor valve plate failure is usually characterized by some excessive discharged temperatures, and this is one of the parameters to measure first when compressors show signs of distress. It is important to know these causes in order to prevent such failures and troubleshoot the problems. If you don’t troubleshoot the compressor failure, a replacement […]

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Compressor Valve Replacement Vs. Valve Repairs

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Compressor Valve Replacement or Repair | KB Delta

The reality of compressor valves can initially be quite hard for most people to fathom, as these relatively small pieces of machinery are completely essential when it comes to making sure that our systems function the way that they should. We put so much pressure onto the compressor valves inside of our systems, and we […]

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Common Compressor Problems That May Occur

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Compressor Problems | KB Delta

There are a lot of important lessons to be learned when it comes to working in the profitable oil and gas industry. Having the ability to spot the various compressor problems should be one of the first lessons that you learn, as it really can be vital. A fully functional compressor can mean the difference […]

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How to Keep a Valve From Breaking Too Soon

| | In Compressors
Compressor Valve | KB Delta

Often fragile and always in a position of great importance, valves are the practical cornerstone of many operations. Like any other mechanical fitting, valves possess a finite service life, meaning that sooner or later they will degrade and be in need of replacing. An ineffective or damaged valve can have disastrous consequences for a business […]

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Two Methods of the Blow Molding Process

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Blow Molding | KB Delta

What is Blow Molding? Blow molding is a process in manufacturing that creates hollow or shaped thermoplastic parts from a melting pot of polymer. The processes always begin with the polymer being melted down so that the machine can pull from the vat and inject the polymer into molds. These molds will allow the polymer […]

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Understanding the Basics of Valve Dynamics

| | In Compressors, Vavle Kits

Of the many technical aspects which face the engineering industry, understanding the forces at work inside a system is perhaps the single most important, and also one of the most complex to fully comprehend. Within both pneumatic and hydraulic systems, valves are an integral part of the design which contributes to the efficient and safe […]

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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.