How Spring Wire Affects Your Manufacturing Efficiency (and How to Choose the Right Wire)

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Spring Wire Materials and Types

A spring wire can affect your manufacturing efficiency in more ways than one, and that shows how important they are. A selection of the right spring wire material will ensure that your manufacturing is cost-effective and successful. Whether it is a torsion, extension, watch, or compression spring you’re designing, the wire that has been chosen […]

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How Do You Prevent Compression Spring Buckling?

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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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What to Know About Spring Compression Formulas and Measurement

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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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How to Determine the Quality of Barrel Springs in Compressors

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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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How to Find the Right Spring Materials in Manufacturing

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There are several criteria on how to find the right spring materials and they can make or break your quest to choose high-quality compression springs for your machine. Here’s what you should know. The various types of springs on the market may only be small devices, but they can greatly impact on the proper functioning […]

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What is Spring Pitch and Which Is Right For You?

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Custom Coil Springs for Compressors - KB Delta

Spring pitch involves many different variables, all of which can depend on what a spring is made of and what the purpose of the spring is. The pitch can vary from music wire to chrome silicon, stainless steel to Elgiloy. The thickness of the spring can also come into consideration. To best serve your system […]

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The Most Common Reasons for Compressor Spring Failure

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How to Avoid Compression Spring Failure | KB Delta

Compression spring failure can drastically affect the efficiency and effectiveness of an entire system, but many are not aware of what actually causes this failure. Spring failure can disrupt expected output and establish frustrating maintenance issues and overtime for personnel. Regular preventative maintenance, cleaning, and attention to environmental conditions can help avoid most of the […]

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Metal Springs: Your Guide to Compressor Spring Materials

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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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The Top 5 Uses of a Coil Spring to Know

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Coil Spring | KB Delta

A coil spring, also known as helical spring, is one of the most common types of springs in use. The spiral, coiled shape is readily recognizable; the basic yet versatile form means it can be used to push, pull or support almost anything. A coil spring may serve three basic purposes. It stores and releases […]

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What You Need to Know About Compression Spring Engineering

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Spring Engineering and Manufacturing | KB Delta

Compression spring engineering isĀ all around us, from miniscule springs in watch clasps, to our phone and computers we use on a day to day basis, to larger springs found in the oil and gas industry. Compression springs are a type of mechanical device designed from a spring wire in a helical shape. These springs are […]

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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.