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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What is a Gasket and the Types Used in Pipes?

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What is a Gasket and the Types Used in Pipes? - KB Delta

What is a gasket? There’s key information to know. Learn everything you need to know below. Are you about to undertake a piping project? If you are, you must know how essential it is to use only high-quality materials. This is even more important if you need to use a flange. Flanges help connect pipes, […]

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Heat Treating Steel and Its Purpose in Precision Machining

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Heat Treating Steel and Its Purpose in Precision Machining - KB Delta

Here’s everything you need to know about heat treating steel. Heat treating is one of the methods used in altering the ways metals react to or perform when it comes to precision machining. Components can undergo machining before the final heating and hardening stages. Heat treating can also be applied to a specific part in […]

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What Causes Valve Seat Damage, and How to Prevent It

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What Causes Valve Seat Damage, and How to Prevent It - KB Delta

If you’re dealing with valve seat damage, it’s ideal to know how to prevent this from happening again. Read this helpful guide. Valves are vital components that help control or regulate the flow of fluids by rhythmically closing, opening, or creating particle obstructions to numerous passageways. They are widely employed in industrial processes, including:   […]

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Understanding the Quality of Stainless Steel Parts

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Understanding the Quality of Stainless Steel Parts - KB Delta

Are you conversant with stainless steel and the properties of different types? It makes sense to know what you can about this alloy metal. This article discusses what it is, the different types, its advantages, etc. If you’re ready, let’s dive in!   What is Stainless Steel? Stainless steel is an alloy produced via the […]

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Your Ultimate Gasket Design Guide

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Your Ultimate Gasket Design Guide - KB Delta, Inc.

Understanding how to create the perfect gasket design isn’t complicated at all. But it’s always helpful to learn the tips and tricks. Read on. Gaskets are uncomplicated but highly essential elements used extensively in industrial systems. They work as seals between components of mechanical assemblies, compressors, and pipes. Even though it is important to tightly […]

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Compressor Valve Types and Other Valves Related to Reciprocating Compressors

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Compressor Valve Types - KB Delta

There are many different compressor valve types each with a unique design and purpose. Let’s learn more about them and other related valves. Compressors are devices that develop potential energy stored within pressurized gas from fluid or electricity. They work by moving gas, liquid, or air through a machine’s components. Compressors generally have cylinder chambers […]

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Aftermarket Parts: Why It’s Important to Follow OEM Guidelines

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Aftermarket Parts: Why It's Important to Follow OEM Guidelines - KB Delta

Are you aware of how aftermarket parts impact the manufacturing world? Read more about their role and why it’s still crucial to follow OEM guidelines. Compressors have always been highly essential tools used across several industries. Reciprocating processors – also called ‘piston compressors’ – are mostly used in moving gas at increased pressure. The major […]

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A Beginner’s Complete Guide to Valves

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A Beginner's Complete Guide to Valves - KB Delta Compressor Parts

A guide to valves can be super helpful if you’re not quite sure what they are and how they exactly work. Luckily, we have a detailed guide to valves below. Read now! When fluids move through a system, they will flow naturally when unimpeded. The fluid will run through any piping or attached components at […]

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How Does a Poppet Valve Work in Compressors?

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How Does a Poppet Valve Work in Compressors? - KB Delta

A poppet valve plays an important role in compressors, but how exactly? Here is all you need to learn and keep in mind. A poppet valve is a mushroom-shaped valve that rises in a perpendicular manner from its seat. It is generally used in hydraulic and pneumatic systems or internal combustion engines and controlled via […]

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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.