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 is 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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Stainless Steel Springs and Their Surprising Benefits

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Stainless Steel Springs | KB Delta

Although certain materials have been regarded as a spring material, not all are specially designed alloys for spring use. An ideal spring material will have properties of high strength, high elastic limit, and low modulus. Because springs are inherently resilient structures, they are designed to experience large deflections, requiring an extensive elastic range. Other characteristics, […]

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What to Look for in a Spring Engineer

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What to Look for in a Spring Engineer | KB Delta

  It can be really difficult to know what to look for when it comes to choosing a good spring engineer. It’s also difficult to know whether or not the spring engineer that a manufacturer has sent you is a good engineer or a terrible one. In this article you will learn some of the […]

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How Tension Springs Are Used in Engineering

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Tension Springs | KB Delta

Comprised of a simplistic beauty, springs may seem like a basic component but they are a design that is fundamental to many engineering solutions. Tension springs provide resistance to a pulling force in a linear direction and can be used for storing potential energy or to create a resistance against a directional force. This is […]

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Signs It Is Time to Replace Springs in Your Equipment

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Replace Springs | KB Delta

The very last thing you want is to find out that you need replace springs in your machine while you are in the middle of a manufacturing project. As you know, springs are used in an absolute myriad of different pieces of equipment, including the compressors that we all use every day. That means that […]

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How to Identify Different Types of Springs

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Types of Springs | KB Delta

While the mechanical spring is a component of simplistic beauty, they’re also one of the most efficient methods of storing low-level mechanical energy. But there is also more variants to this basic design than most people realize. With so many different types of springs available on the market, there is a need for a formal […]

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Here’s How Various Springs Make a Difference in Tools

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Springs | KB Delta

Working on the home can be pleasurable if you have the appropriate tools. Having quality tools to do the job saves you both time and money. Handheld tools come in an assortment of styles from wooden handled to hard plastic, but one factor that continues is the internal mechanisms of individual tools: a lot of […]

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Here’s How You Can Customize Your Flat Wire Springs

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Flat Wire Springs | KB Delta

Springs are used everywhere in the world around us and whether they’re used for clamping, buffering, or measuring, they are required to fit an exacting purpose in design. While most appliances and pieces of equipment have a detailed specification for the type of spring used for any given purpose, sometimes there are exceptions to the […]

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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.