Reciprocating Compressor Repair and Maintenance: An Overview

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Overview Reciprocating Compressor Repair and Maintenance - KB Delta

Reciprocating compressor repair and maintenance involves regularly checking and replacing parts such as seals, valves, and gaskets to ensure proper function and extend the life of the machine. Continue reading. Reciprocating compressors are lauded for their durability and are the workhorse of several industries. Otherwise known as piston compressors, these models make use of pistons […]

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Important Considerations When Designing a Customized Spring

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In recent years, manufacturing processes and changes in end-use criteria have transformed spring-making by impacting the specification of these essential and widely used components, allowing for the production of the customized spring. Different types of springs exist today, including wire springs that existed long before the Industrial Revolution. Some spring-makers have fine-tuned the manufacturing of […]

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Key Considerations for Selecting Gasket Materials

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Key Considerations for Selecting Gasket Materials - KB Delta

Selecting the appropriate gasket materials is extremely important. Gaskets serve as mechanical seals in equipment and fluid processing systems to keep contaminants out of sensitive areas and prevent fluids from leaking. The importance of choosing the right gasket materials can’t be overemphasized. Gaskets are mechanical seals used in handling equipment and fluid processing in order […]

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The Importance of Spring Tension in Extension Springs

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The Importance of Spring Tension in Extension Springs - KB Delta

Many people do not understand one of the most crucial spring design elements: spring tension in extension springs. In most cases, designers only need to guess the precise force required to overcome a one-time load or disregard it altogether. Two springs may look the same, i.e., they look identical physically, but they may vary considerably […]

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Understanding Valve Materials for Reciprocating Compressors

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Understanding Valve Materials for Reciprocating Compressors - KB Delta

Reciprocating compressors are composed of various parts necessary to compress the gas. One of the most crucial components is the valve. Continue reading for an analysis of valve materials. Reciprocating compressors are used extensively across a wide range of industries. Reciprocating compressors are composed of several moving components that work together to compress the gas. […]

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Why a Back Pressure Valve Matters in the Oil and Gas Industry

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Why a Back Pressure Valve Matters in the Oil and Gas Industry - KB Delta

Continue reading for information on the importance, usage, and common problems of the back pressure valve in the oil and gas industry. Valves are regulators of flow control devices that play crucial roles in the efficiency and safety of those working with piping systems. This is why they are used extensively in the oil and […]

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What is Compressor Rod Packing?

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What is Compressor Rod Packing? - KB Delta

There’s vital information to keep in mind when it comes to compressor rod packing. Learn more below. Reciprocating compressors used extensively within the natural gas industry generally leak during regular day-to-day operations. The areas known for frequent high leaks include:   Valves Flanges Fittings located on compressors   However, the highest volume of natural gas […]

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Compressor Valve Assemblies: Why Reliability and Quality Are Key

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Compressor Valve Assemblies: Reliability and Quality Are Key - KB Delta

Compressor valve assemblies are important to maintain and understand. Here’s why reliability and quality are key. Compressors are powerful mechanical devices that increase pressure in a wide variety of highly compressible gases or fluids, most notably air. It powers paint sprayers, air tools, as well as abrasive blast machines. It also helps propel gas through […]

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Valve Seats Replacement: Everything You Need to Know

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Valve Seats Replacement: Everything You Need to Know - KB Delta

Knowing all about valve seats replacement is crucial as valve seats play important roles in reciprocating compressors. Read more. Reciprocating compressor valves are crucial components that regulate or adequately control the flow of fluids. These valves operate by rhythmically opening, closing, or creating obstructions of particles as they flow through various passageways. Valves are so […]

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What’s the Role of Plate Valves in Compressors?

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What's the Role of Plate Valves in Compressors? - KB Delta

Plate valves play an important role in compressors and the overall manufacturing process. Read more to find all the details. The optimal performance of a reciprocating compressor is closely associated with the operation of its valves, especially in terms of efficiency and life. Many manufacturing industries have the reciprocating compressor as the backbone of their […]

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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.

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