Your Compressor Failed. Here’s 4 Reasons Why.

By KB Delta | June 22, 2018
Compressor Failed | KB Delta

Certain precautions need to be taken before, during, and after a compressor failed to ensure the safety of those in the immediate area of the machine. The inherent nature of a compressor lends itself to the accumulation of potential energy in compressed fluid or gas form. Operating staff need to be knowledgeable regarding the proper […]

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What Is A Natural Gas Compressor?

By KB Delta | June 15, 2018
Natural Gas Compressor | KB Delta

A natural gas compressor is a machine that acts to reduce the volume of natural gas by increasing the pressure of the gas. This is generally done for one of two reasons. To reduce natural gas volume and store larger quantities in tanks or bottles for storage or transport. To use the pressurization and attendant […]

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4 Steps to Handling a Compressor Valve Leak

By KB Delta | June 8, 2018
Compressor Valve Leak | KB Delta

Air compressors are used in many different industries as well as by private citizens to power tools, cool air and much more. Owning an air compressor, or a HVAC unit with an air compressor inside of it, will mean routine maintenance and the ability to handle a compressor valve leak on the unit. The steps […]

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Don’t Stress About Stressing Out Your Compressor Valve Plate

By KB Delta | June 1, 2018
Compressor Valve Plate | KB Delta

Your compressor valve plate is the heart of a compressor. So, when they break down it’s essential to find a new plate immediately. Here’s how to. In everything in life, there seems to be that extra special part that may be small compared to the whole, but becomes large when it breaks down. Sometimes you […]

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Understanding Extrusion Blow Molding (EBM)

By KB Delta | May 25, 2018
Extrustion Blow Molding (EBM) | KB Delta

Have you ever seen a person at the fair or at the mall during the holidays, blowing glass to create beautiful, artistic designs? It’s mesmerizing how a random piece of colored glass can be manipulated by precisely placed hot air and become such a masterpiece. This art form actually inspired the current method of manipulating […]

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5 Important Factors of Compressor Maintenance to Know

By KB Delta | May 18, 2018
Compressor Maintenance | KB Delta

  Compressors are essential tools for many industries, including the natural gas industry, the blow molding industry and the medical technology industry. Compressor valves are the life force of the compressor, responsible for gas and air flow in the cylinder. The valves must be as hard working as they are durable. However, compressor maintenance is […]

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What Causes Compressor Failure and How Can You Avoid It?

By KB Delta | May 11, 2018
Compressor Failure | KB Delta

  Compressor valve plate failure is usually characterized by some excessive discharged temperatures, and this is one of the parameters to measure first when compressors show signs of distress. It is important to know these causes in order to prevent such failures and troubleshoot the problems. If you don’t troubleshoot the compressor failure, a replacement […]

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Everything You Need to Know About a Natural Gas Well

By KB Delta | May 4, 2018
Natural Gas Well | KB Delta

  The world runs on natural gas every day. You use it whenever you use your furnace, gas stove, and many other gas powered appliances. All that gas has to come from somewhere, and it’s a more complex operation that you’d think. Here’s your guide to how a natural gas well is created, and how […]

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5 Surprising Industries That Use Spring Plates

By KB Delta | April 26, 2018
Spring Plates and Uses in Different Industries | KB Delta

  Spring plates are used in a diverse range of applications and industries and are an essential component of many different types of machinery. The role of the spring plate in various applications is somewhat similar, whether that be a motor or a compressor. Without this component, many of the machines we know and use […]

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What to Know About Oil and Gas Pipeline Safety

By KB Delta | April 13, 2018
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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  • 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.