Natural Gas Pipeline Safety: The Importance of Compressor Valves

By KB Delta | December 7, 2018
Natural Gas Pipeline Safety | KB Delta

The US relies on natural gas for industrial, commercial and residential use. Because of this, natural gas pipeline safety is of utmost importance.  Almost 45 miles of pipeline were replaced in Massachusetts after a series of explosions and more than 60 fires occurred in September, 2018. A teenager was killed, and approximately 25 people were […]

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5 Ways to Lower Manufacturing Costs With Compressor Design

By KB Delta | November 30, 2018
Improving Efficiency and Decreasing Manufacturing Cost With Compressor Design | KB Delta

Achieving maximum efficiency is every manufacturer’s goal; and that goal just got easier with these 5 tips to reduce manufacturing costs with compressor design. Maximum efficiency provides for faster production at less cost, can help lessen environmental impact, and makes for happier customers and distributors, who always appreciate savings. Focusing on compressor design can quickly […]

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How Does Precision Laser Cutting Create Compressor Plates?

By KB Delta | November 23, 2018
Precision Laser Cutting for Compressor Valve Plates | KB Delta

Precision laser cutting is an extremely important process in manufacturing to ensure every product is consistent and precise. A quality product arises from quality materials. In order to build reliable and efficient compressors, the machine’s plates must perform well in a variety of temperatures and conditions. One way a strong fit for a compressor plate […]

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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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  • 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.