4 Things to Know About Natural Gas Liquids (NGL)

By KB Delta | September 20, 2019
Oil and Gas Production - KB Delta

Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) and the terms associated with it such as Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) can be quite confusing, so here’s everything you need to know about them. While NGL, LPG, and LNG may be closely related since they refer to hydrocarbons and are an abbreviation for gases, their […]

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How Do You Prevent Compression Spring Buckling?

By KB Delta | September 13, 2019
Coil Spring Manufacturer Tips to Prevent Spring Buckling - KB Delta

Coil compression springs can be susceptible to buckling; however, the first step to ensure that does not happen is to know how to prevent compression spring buckling. Usually, there is a decrease in the length of a compression spring when it is exposed to axial loading. When the spring is below the critical length, it […]

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The Importance of Precision Lapping for Valve Plates

By KB Delta | September 6, 2019
Compressor Spring Valve - KB Delta

The importance of precision lapping for valve plates in a free abrasive machining process cannot be overemphasized. For instance, it can provide parallelism, flatness, thickness identity,  and surface finishes to tolerances that are extremely demanding. In the same vein, precision lapping can ensure that finished pieces are created without the introduction of heat and stress […]

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Dual Plate Check Valves vs Swing Check Valves: What to Know

By KB Delta | August 30, 2019
Complete Dual Plate Check Valves - KB Delta

Dual plate check valves vs swing check valves are two main types of check valves that are usually compared side by side, but what are the similarities and differences between the two, and how do you decide which is best for you? Either of these valves help to prevent a fluid reversal in a pumping […]

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4 Essential Steps to PET Bottling Manufacturing

By KB Delta | August 23, 2019
PET Bottling Manufacturing - KB Delta

The employment of steps to PET bottling manufacturing has led to the creation of a wide range of plastic bottles in different shapes and sizes. These are bottles that can serve as a storage for water, drinks, beverages, food, each of which can be attributed to the pet bottle manufacturing method. Generally, bottles are in […]

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What to Know About Spring Compression Formulas and Measurement

By KB Delta | August 16, 2019
Spring Compression Formulas and Measurement - KB Delta

There’s a lot you need to know about spring compression formulas and measurement because they can help you to design a quality spring that stands the test of time. The proper use of these metrics also determines how the quality of one spring differs from another. Generally, a good use of formulas and measurement can […]

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3 Benefits of Sustainable Manufacturing (And How to Implement It)

By KB Delta | August 9, 2019
Sustainable Manufacturing - KB Delta

With so many benefits, sustainable manufacturing is becoming more and more important, but it can be taken one step further with these tips. The importance of sustainable manufacturing cannot be overemphasized because it comes with short- and long-term substantial financial and environmental benefits to companies that integrate it into their business functions. For this reason, […]

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Types of Stainless Steel to Consider for Manufacturing Compressors

By KB Delta | August 1, 2019
Types of Stainless Steel for Manufacturing Compressors - KB Delta

There are different types of stainless steel to consider for manufacturing compressors. While they may all be made of steel, they have some properties that are unique to each grade, and as such, they are most suited for the particular machine and environment they will be used in. That is why we’ve outlined these stainless […]

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7 Reasons to Consider PEEK Thermoplastic Parts

By KB Delta | July 26, 2019
PEEK Thermoplastic Compressor Parts - KB Delta

There are several reasons why you should consider PEEK Thermoplastic for parts despite the wide range of materials you can choose from, here are 7 of the most popular reasons. PEEK, for instance, takes it one step further by ensuring that your thermoplastic parts can stand the test of time and are not easily inflammable. […]

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How to Determine the Quality of Barrel Springs in Compressors

By KB Delta | July 19, 2019
Barrel Springs for Compressors - KB Delta

Using high quality compressor parts is essential in manufacturing production. Because of this, compressors use different types of springs, including barrel springs, to aid in their functionality. Where one fails, the other makes up for it. You’ll find barrel springs in a couple of machines and their level of performance will be determined by a […]

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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.