Guide to Understanding How Damper Plates Work

By KB Delta | April 21, 2017

Damper plates are utilized throughout the tech industry for a large amount of machinery. With their silencing qualities and robust design, damper plates are a fundamental component that keeps your machinery working efficiently by absorbing noise and vibrations generated by the mechanical composition of the valve. There are many cars that use dampers – also […]

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The Layman’s Guide to Conical Springs

By KB Delta | April 19, 2017
Conical Springs | KB Delta

Conical springs are cone shaped springs used in many household objects and common machinery. The spring is generally composed of stainless steel and can be subjected to temperatures up to 260 degrees Celsius/500 degrees Fahrenheit. The conical spring is set up in a form that the bottom is large enough to accommodate all the top springs into […]

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Here’s the Difference Between Various Thermoplastics

By KB Delta | April 14, 2017
Thermoplastics | KB Delta

What is a Thermoplastic? Thermoplastics are materials that react to heat by becoming more plastic-like and return to a hard state when cooled. They are usually synthetic resins. Unlike most plastics, thermoplastics are recyclable polymers. Polymers are substances consisting of small molecules that repeat their sequence and form into chains. In turn, they create larger […]

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Roles of Damping and Cushion Plates

By KB Delta | April 12, 2017
Cushion Plates | KB Delta

Understanding how your valve parts function and what they do is a means of learning what makes your compressor work at its optimum potential. The damping and cushion plates are essential components of your machines technology, which is why you need to be aware of how they operate. They work similarly by damping and cushioning […]

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Improve the Longevity of Your Valve Plate

By KB Delta | April 7, 2017
Valve Plate | KB Delta

The valve plate is a smooth disk composed of stainless steel. It must be tough and durable and similarly invulnerable to an excessive degree of temperature, strain and corrosion. Depending on its designated purpose, a valve plate is produced from metals such as:   Cast iron Carbon steel Spheroidal graphite iron Spring steel Stainless steel […]

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How To Choose The Best Valve Parts

By KB Delta | April 6, 2017
Valve Parts | KB Delta

When searching for excellent quality compressor valve parts it’s best to look for components that you know are sufficient for the machine you are operating, and that they are also of high quality. By finding a quality and reliable parts manufacturer you will save yourself time and money in the long run. The parts they […]

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A Complete List of Compressor Valve Parts

By KB Delta | March 31, 2017
Compressor Valve Parts | KB Delta

Let’s look at the set-up of the valve. You will find that it is made up of several components made by either steel or plastic and brought together to make up the finished valve. The valves purpose is to work by releasing or sucking in the material required from the compressor. The compressor valve allows […]

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7 Everyday Uses for Extension Springs

By KB Delta | March 28, 2017
Extension Springs | KB Delta

Extension springs are stainless steel springs that have two ends to them and attach to another component. The extension spring performs the task of maintaining additional energy and adjustable tension by adding resistance to a heavier force. This resistance controls constant energy in the spring, forcing the spring to pull back after being forced apart. […]

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The role of Compressors in the PET Bottle Manufacturing Industry

By KB Delta | March 23, 2017
PET Bottle Manufacturing Industry | KB Delta

PET, or polyethylene terephthalate accounts for around 70% of the total number of soft drink bottles manufactured around the world, comfortably making it the most popular material choice, ahead of aluminum and glass. In an industry where there’s an abundance of compressor variations in use, from standard models to customized or bespoke systems, there are […]

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Understanding the Basics of Valve Dynamics

By KB Delta | March 16, 2017

Of the many technical aspects which face the engineering industry, understanding the forces at work inside a system is perhaps the single most important, and also one of the most complex to fully comprehend. Within both pneumatic and hydraulic systems, valves are an integral part of the design which contributes to the efficient and safe […]

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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.