Why Abrasion Resistance is Essential for Compressors & Manufacturing

By KB Delta | November 16, 2018
Abrasion Resistance for Compressors and Manufacturing | KB Delta

Machinery’s moving parts are subject to abrasion, which is the tendency of friction to weaken or wear down material. That’s why, from spacecrafts to airplanes to more earth-bound machines, attention to abrasion resistance is necessary. Abrasion resistance is the ability of machine parts, composite or pure materials, and entire structures to weather repeated friction. Strong […]

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Plastic Bottle Manufacturing: Everything You Need to Know

By KB Delta | November 12, 2018
Plastic Bottle Manufacturing | KB Delta

Plastic bottles are an important aspect of everyday life – yet the plastic bottle manufacturing process is rarely thought of.     When we reach for a drink in the grocery store or from a vending machine, we’re usually thinking about what’s inside, not the container holding it. But an understanding of how plastic bottles […]

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Stretch Blow Molding In the P.E.T Industry: What to Know

By KB Delta | October 30, 2018
Stretch Blow Molding in the PET Industry | KB Delta

Stretch blow molding is the plastic process you never knew you appreciated. Here’s why this process is so important in bottle manufacturing. The P.E.T industry is often ignored even though it is all around people every day. Plastics are used for packaging food, drinks, medicines, and a variety of other products. There are projections that […]

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What Is Laser Profiling and Why Is It Important?

By KB Delta | October 26, 2018
Laser Profiling for Compressor Parts | KB Delta

Lasers are utilized across almost every production and manufacturing process, which is why laser profiling is so important. Lasers are used in increasing amounts of production processes – in everything from industrial manufacturing applications to electronics design – to perform precise cuts, etch surfaces and create complex contours automatically. The advantages of handling cuts with […]

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Finding the Best Compressor Materials For Your Industry

By KB Delta | October 19, 2018
Compressor Materials for Different Parts and Industries | KB Delta

Many industries use compressors. Depending on your industry, do you know which are the best compressor materials for you? What do filling soft vehicle tires, coming into a cool house on a blazing hot day, or grabbing a snack from the fridge have in common? Each of these tasks requires the use of a compressor […]

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6 Simple Steps to Troubleshooting a Compressor

By KB Delta | October 12, 2018
Troubleshooting a Compressor With Our Repair Kit | KB Delta

The core of any refrigeration system is the compressor, and most of the troubleshooting that needs to be done when a system doesn’t work correctly boils down to this one piece of equipment. Whether you’re an expert certified in HVAC systems or a DIY die-hard looking to repair a compressor system, the essential steps are […]

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The Parts of a Valve: What Do They Do?

By KB Delta | October 9, 2018
Parts of a Valve and Compressor | KB Delta

A compressor valve is a simple mechanical device that seals a cylinder during compression. But what are the different parts of a valve, and what do they do?     A compressor valve has to be strong enough to withstand the high pressures of a compressor and often must be resistant to high heat and […]

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Metal Springs: Your Guide to Compressor Spring Materials

By KB Delta | September 21, 2018
Types and Materials of Metal Springs | KB Delta

When it comes to developing metal springs for compressors, several factors have to be taken into account. Your choice of custom springs will differ depending on your environment, industry, and other variables. The type of environment that the spring will be subjected to, as well as the type of industry the spring will be used […]

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4 Things You Probably Do Not Know About Compressor Burnout

By KB Delta | September 14, 2018

Your compressor valve is the life force of your machine. When your valve fails due to compressor burnout, your entire operation must come to a screeching halt. Furthermore, compressor failure and burnouts are incredibly expensive to fix and can cost you and your company hundreds if not thousands of dollars to repair.   What Leads […]

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The Importance of Custom Coil Springs In Manufacturing

By KB Delta | September 7, 2018
Custom Coil Springs for Compressors | KB Delta

Several factors are taken into consideration when custom coil springs are designed. But why is coil customization so important in manufacturing? When designing custom springs, there are two very important factors to consider: Type of environment Type of industry The environment that the coil spring will be required to operate in is crucial to understanding […]

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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.