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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The Growth Of The Natural Gas Market

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The Growth Of The Natural Gas Market - KB Delta

The natural gas market keeps growing, thanks in part to advancements in blockchain technology that helps to track assets (an important part of the established gas markets). Between 2010 and 2021, the share of gas in power generation increased from 23% to 30%, showing how the market is increasing. Read more on this important topic […]

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Why Satisfactory Compressor Installation Relies on the Design

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Why Satisfactory Compressor Installation Relies on the Design - KB Delta

If you’re beginning the process of a compressor installation, then it’s ideal to fully understand the design first. The foundation is very important, which is detailed more below. Compressors are those interesting mechanical devices that help to increase pressure in various compressible fluids. They are used across a wide variety of industries to power tools, […]

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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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Environmental Health and Safety When It Comes Natural Gas Pipelines

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Environmental Health and Safety: Natural Gas Pipelines - KB Delta

Given the history of dangerous incidents involving gas pipelines, it’s important to place environmental health and safety as a priority. Read below for the crucial details. According to the United States Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), between 1996 and 2015, there were up to 150 serious natural gas pipeline incidents per year, on […]

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Compressor Service: Key Maintenance Tips to Know

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Compressor Service Key Maintenance: Tips to Know - KB Delta

Continuous compressor service is important in order to avoid future issues and a stop within industrial processes. Below is a guide to help you stay on track. Many important aspects of the oil and gas industry necessitate the use of proper compressor equipment. To start with, compressors are mechanical devices that lift the pressure of […]

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Reciprocating Compressors Are a Growing Trend

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Reciprocating Compressors Are a Growing Trend - KB Delta

Reciprocating compressors play an important role in many different industries. Here’s a deeper look into how they work and what benefits they provide. Despite being one of the most expensive types of compressors on the market, reciprocating compressors are becoming an increasingly popular choice. With a larger start-up budget required to incorporate these components, it […]

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Reciprocating Compressors: The Heart of Industrial Processes

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Reciprocating Compressors: The Heart of Industrial Processes - KB Delta

Reciprocating compressors possess so many qualities, that industrial processes rely on them heavily each day. Read below on what you should know. Reciprocating compressors are truly the heart of industrial processes and their importance can not be overemphasized, they are used in industries to compress gas and with the use of piston and then proceed […]

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Compressor Lubrication: Best Practices

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Compressor Lubrication: Best Practices - KB Delta

You may know how important compressor lubrication is to compressor components, but are you aware of the best lubrication practices? To ensure a well functioning compressor, read more below. Compressor lubrication practices are employed to ensure that the internal components of these machines are fully functional for a long time. These components are not limited […]

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What is Compression Ratio and How is It Calculated

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What is Compression Ratio and How is It Calculated - KB Delta

What makes compression ratio important? To find out, including understanding how it is exactly calculated, follow the helpful guide below. Here’s all you need to know about compression ratio and how to calculate this ratio in a diesel or gas engine. Your ability to determine this ratio means it’s not left only to an engineer […]

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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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