What to Know About Oil and Gas Pipeline Safety

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What To Know About Oil and Gas Pipeline Safety-KB Delta

According to the National Transportation Safety Board, pipelines are the most efficient and safest way to transport petroleum products and natural gas. In fact, over 34% of our nation’s energy is generated by natural gas and over 700 million gallons of petroleum products is pumped through 300,000 miles of transmission pipeline across the country and […]

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Processing Natural Gas: 8 Steps to Know

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Processing Natural Gas: 8 Steps To Know-KB Delta

Natural gas is valuable both as a clean source of energy and as a chemical feedstock in the manufacture of plastics. Before it reaches the consumer, it has to pass through several steps known as processing natural gas. These steps are necessary for the recovery of valuable components contained in the gas, as well as […]

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What Is Shale Natural Gas and How Is It Different?

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Fracking Drilling Rig for Shale Natural Gas | KB Delta

Natural gas mined from unconventional and conventional reservoirs are one in the same. Unconventional gas doesn’t refer to the type of gas itself, but instead the source rocks that create the gas found in these reservoirs. So what is the difference between shale natural gas, conventional natural gas, and unconventional gas?   Conventional Natural Gas […]

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What Are Low Speed Reciprocating Compressors For Natural Gas

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Low Speed Reciprocating Compressors for Oil and Gas | KB Delta

Large multistage, multi-cylinder, double-acting crosshead designed reciprocating compressors are most commonly used to move natural gas within the natural gas production industry, generate low pressure plant air, and supply high-pressure gas for oil well drilling. While low speed reciprocating compressors can be used for a variety of other processes, they are most prevalent in industrial […]

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Compressors for the Oil and Gas Industry

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Compressors for Oil and Gas Industry | KB Delta

    As a result of the continuously increasing prices of crude oil and natural gas over 2004, crude oil now costs nearly $50 a barrel, after having touched $55 in early November 2004. The improving economy and the continued non-viability of alternative energy sources are also expected to drive the ever-swelling demand for energy […]

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What Is Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)?

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Liquefied Natural Gas | KB Delta

Natural gas presents аn exciting alternative tо petroleum bесаuѕе оf its abundance and rеlаtіvеlу inexpensive рrісе. While іt’ѕ not a rеnеwаblе fuel lіkе ѕоlаr оr wind power, it could present a bridge toward a mоrе renewable-based energy future. But what is natural gas, and how does it become liquefied natural gas (LNG)? Natural gаѕ іѕ gаѕ […]

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Understanding Downstream Oil and Gas

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Downstream Oil and Gas Pipelines | KB Delta

The oil industry is perhaps one of the greatest and most diverse industries in the entire world. It’s complex process contains a large number of critical phases and logistics, which must be undertaken for oil sites to be discovered, pumped, processed, shipped, and sold around the world. Since so many small organizations and industries rely […]

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Understanding Midstream Oil and Gas Pipelines

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Understanding Midstream Oil and Gas Pipeline-KB Delta

The oil industry is most commonly divided into three separate energy markets known as Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream. The first of these phases (upstream) involves the location and discovery of oil fields, while the final phase (downstream) serves a wide variety of high quality, fully finished and processed products to consumers all over the world. […]

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Understanding Upstream Natural Gas Pipelines

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Upstream Natural Gas Pipelines | KB Delta

Natural gаѕ trаvеlѕ frоm the wеllhеаd to еnd consumers through a ѕеrіеѕ оf pipelines. Thеѕе natural gas pipelines —including flоwlіnеѕ, gаthеrіng lines, transmission lines, dіѕtrіbutіоn lіnеѕ, and ѕеrvісе lines — саrrу gаѕ аt vаrуіng rates of рrеѕѕurе. Thе higher the рrеѕѕurе оf gаѕ іn a ріреlіnе, thе mоrе роtеntіаllу dаngеrоuѕ аn ассіdеnt wіth thаt pipeline соuld […]

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Understanding Natural Gas Shale Deposits

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Understanding Natural Gas Shale Deposits-KB Delta

    What are natural gas shale deposits, and where do they come from? Conventionally, natural gas is found in pockets beneath layers of impermeable rock, either as associated gas (gas that shares the pocket with liquid oil) or non-associated gas (gas that is in the pocket on its own). Shale gas, on the other […]

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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.