Defining a Positive Displacement Compressor

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Defining a Positive Displacement Compressor - KB Delta

Click here for a detailed overview of positive displacement compressors, including benefits, drawbacks, and examples.  Compressors are primarily used for compressing and delivering gas or fluid from one area to another. Several types of compressors exist, each designed according to the specific demand of different applications. One of the most common types of compressors is […]

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What You Should Know About Compressor Blowdown

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What You Should Know About Compressor Blowdown - KB Delta

Here are some best practices and tips when it comes to compressor blowdown. Learn below now. Compressors are machines across a wide range of industries for several processes. They work for several hours daily, while others work non-stop for days. Since they work long hours, compressors need to be taken off-line at regular intervals for […]

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Compressor vs Pump: What’s the Difference?

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Compressor vs Pump: What's the Difference? - KB Delta

Compressor vs pump – what’s the difference? Here’s what to know about each one. Compressors and pumps are often used interchangeably when discussing the transfer of fluid from one point to another. They are part of fluidic transmission systems that include fluid motors, etc. Pumps are machines that transform mechanical energy into working fluid energy, […]

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Methods to Check Reciprocating Compressor Performance

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Methods to Check Reciprocating Compressor Performance - KB Delta

It’s important to include checking reciprocating compressor performance in your maintenance routine. Here are a few methods to keep in mind. Reciprocating compressors – also known as piston compressors – are used extensively in several industrial applications. This compressor often features one or more pistons that a crankshaft drives. The crankshaft also drives the connecting […]

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Reciprocating Compressors: The Impact of Compressor Flexibility

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Reciprocating Compressors: The Impact of Compressor Flexibility - KB Delta

What is compressor flexibility? Let’s take a look at the important facts to know. Reciprocating compressors are positive-displacement machines that use cylinders and crankshaft-driven pistons to compress air. They work by drawing air into the cylinder, where the air is compressed and transported to a storage tank. Single-stage reciprocating compressors work a bit differently from […]

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How Reciprocating Compressors Benefit These Industrial Applications

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How Reciprocating Compressors Benefit These Industrial Applications - KB Delta

Reciprocating compressors are incredibly valuable. Read more on how they benefit different types of industrial applications. Every industrial process has reciprocating compressors at its heart. The importance of these mechanical devices cannot be overstated. Reciprocating compressors are used extensively in several industries to compress gas using pistons and even deliver the compressed gas to all […]

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The Importance of Quality Pipeline Design

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The Importance of Quality Pipeline Design - KB Delta

What does quality pipeline design entail? Let’s take a look at the details to know below. Pipelines are considered in many quarters as the safest, cost-efficient, environmentally friendly, and highly reliable mode of transporting fluids between distant and multiple locations. They usually run below and above the ground and are vastly used in the oil […]

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Tips for a Successful Compressor Rebuild

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Tips for a Successful Compressor Rebuild - KB Delta

What makes a successful compressor rebuild? To learn helpful tips and information, read all the details below. Reciprocating compressors are well-known positive-displacement devices that work based on a reciprocating principle to deliver gas at incredibly high pressures. This is possible via the action of pistons within the device. Reciprocating compressors are popular for their exceptional […]

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Common Causes of Machine Failures and Prevention Tips

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Common Causes of Machine Failures and Prevention Tips - KB Delta

What causes machine failures? This is ideal to know, including preventative measures, in order to effectively manufacture goods. Machine failure has always been an accepted aspect or part of life for OEMs and manufacturers since the Industrial Revolution. There are many reasons why machines fail, with or without warning, and it is sometimes not easy […]

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The Role of Compressibility Factor in the Oil and Gas Industry

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Role of Compressibility Factor in the Oil and Gas Industry - KB Delta

What’s the role of the compressibility factor? It’s ideal to gain a better understanding of this and how essential it is. Read on. Oil and gas compressibility always plays a crucial role in material balance calculations, reservoir simulation, the breakdown of well test evaluation, and the design of high-pressure surface equipment, especially for systems set […]

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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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