Compressor Parts and Repair: The Need For Regular Servicing

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Compressor Parts and Repair: Regular Servicing - KB Delta

Many industries across various sectors heavily rely on compressors to power their operations. These versatile machines are essential in manufacturing, construction, pharmaceuticals, food processing, and many other applications. Whether it’s providing the necessary air pressure for pneumatic tools, facilitating efficient processes in assembly lines, or maintaining controlled environments in cleanrooms, compressors play a vital role […]

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Driving Efficiency: How Compressor Pistons Optimize Performance

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How Compressor Pistons Optimize Performance - KB Delta

Are you curious about the unsung heroes behind efficient machinery? Imagine a world without the power to compress gases and fluids efficiently. From industrial applications to everyday appliances, the smooth operation of countless systems hinges on a crucial component: the compressor piston. In this article, we’ll uncover the fascinating world of compressor pistons, diving into […]

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Valve Seat Failure? Here Are Preventative Maintenance Tips

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Valve Seat Failure? Preventative Maintenance Tips - KB Delta

As industrial equipment that is critical to various manufacturing processes, compressors are expected to operate continuously for long periods of time without any major issues. However, even the most reliable compressors can experience problems, and one of the most common issues is valve seat failure. This common issue can lead to decreased efficiency, costly repairs, […]

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What’s the Role of a Blowdown Valve in a Compressor?

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What's the Role of a Blowdown Valve in a Compressor? - KB Delta

As you may know, compressors are essential components in various industrial applications, from manufacturing to oil and gas production. Their primary role is to compress gases or air to increase their pressure for specific processes. However, the compression process can cause moisture, debris, and other contaminants to accumulate in the system, affecting its efficiency and […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Connecting Rod

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Everything You Need to Know About the Connecting Rod - KB Delta

If you have wondered how connecting rods, otherwise known as con rods, work, their primary functions, or even how it works in a reciprocating compressor, you’re on the right page. Here’s everything you should know about the connecting rod.  A connecting rod is a rod linking the crankshaft and the piston. The rod’s big end connects […]

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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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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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  • 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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