How Are PET Plastic Bottles Made?

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PET Plastic Bottles | KB Delta

You might find yourself questioning exactly what PET plastic must be, but we can guarantee that you have held it in your hand at least once. In this article, we are going to teach you how PET plastic bottles are created during the manufacturing process, and exactly why PET plastic is perfect for the jobs […]

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Finding the Right Thermoplastic Parts for Your Industry

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Thermoplastic Parts | KB Delta

A thermoplastic is a material that is moldable when you apply a certain amount of heat, yet hardens when it is cooled. Thermoplastics have been used for years, and choosing the right thermoplastic parts for your industry will ensure you have a product that has a long-life span. Each industry has different needs, as far […]

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Deciding Whether or Not You Need a Thermoplastic Plate

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Thermoplastic Plate | KB Delta

If you’re at the point of deciding whether you need a thermoplastic plate for your machine, the most advantageous method to help you make a decision is by having a prototype developed. Having a prototype made will demonstrate what the materials are like to deal with, how they look and if they meet your specifications. […]

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Here’s the Difference Between Various Thermoplastics

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Thermoplastics | KB Delta

What is a Thermoplastic? Thermoplastics are materials that react to heat by becoming more plastic-like and return to a hard state when cooled. They are usually synthetic resins. Unlike most plastics, thermoplastics are recyclable polymers. Polymers are substances consisting of small molecules that repeat their sequence and form into chains. In turn, they create larger […]

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Why Thermoplastic Peek is the Industry Leader

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Thermoplastic Peek | KB Delta

PEEK is the common name for Polyetheretherketone and refers to a semi-crystalline organic polymer. This type of thermoplastic is highly stable which makes it far superior to many other materials, when used in industries. PEEK is a member of the Polyaryletherketone polymer group and its unique combination of properties means that is it prevalent in […]

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The Benefits of Thermoplastic PEEK

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Are you looking for an extremely durable and lighter weight material to use in machine parts? Thermoplastic PEEK is the dependable solution that you are looking for. Considered a high performance thermoplastic, PEEK is the acronym used for polyether ether ketone, a thermoplastic material with a wide range of uses in a wide variety of […]

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The PET Bottle Manufacturing Process Explained

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  Plastic bottles are most commonly produced from polyethylene terephthalate (PET), a thermoplastic polymer. The advantages of using PET for bottling are its strength, light weight, and recyclability. In order to manufacture plastic bottles, the PET must first go through polymerization to create long molecular chains. This process can be complicated and can result in […]

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Depend on Thermoplastic Peek for Your Ported Plates and Rings

| | In Compressor Parts, Thermoplastic Parts

  Thermoplastic peek is one of the most widely used materials in the manufacturing industry today. Its highly stable chemical structure allows for the fabrication of products with dependable properties that outweigh competing materials such as nylon or polyimides. Ported plates and rings are two common compressor valve components that can be made from thermoplastic […]

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The Beauty of Thermoplastic Compressor Rings

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Manufacturing high-quality compressor components is both an art and a science. Compressor rings are integral parts for any compressor. Metal rings have a long history, but advances have been made in developing other strong, durable materials that can withstand harsh operating conditions. Modern thermoplastics offer an attractive alternative to metal rings, and in the long […]

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Compressor Valve Plates Manufactured for Durability

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  In order for a compressor valve to function at its maximum efficiency, each of its individual components must be well-constructed. This includes the sealing components, which in certain types of compressor valves are the valve plates. Carefully manufactured compressor valve plates perform better for longer periods of time. Metals and thermoplastics each have advantages […]

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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.