Replacing Your Valve Plates

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Valve plates are an important compressor part. Plates ensure that a proper seal is achieved for your compressor valves. Without a good seal, air or liquids will leak, lowering your compressor’s function and causing damage to the entire system. For this reason, an essential part of your compressor maintenance routine is the inspection and replacement […]

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The Basics of Spring Coiling

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While most springs are manufactured using a similar coiling technique, the shape of the coil can create an entirely different type of spring. When a spring is manufactured, precise measurements are taken and prototypes are constructed to ensure the coil provides the right amount of compression and deflection. Besides the linear coiled compression spring, other […]

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Metallic Plates Vs. Thermoplastics

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When you are replacing compressor plates, you have two options to choose from. Metallic plates are the tried and true standard of the industry, but Thermoplastics are on the rise for a reason. Rebuilding and repairing your compressor means that you will have to choose which type of plate works best for you. Here are […]

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Parts of a Compressor Valve

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The compressor valve is a simple but essential mechanism in any compressor. When the valve fails, it could be for any number of reasons. It is rarely necessary to replace the entire valve, let alone the entire compressor. There are a number of inexpensive parts that can be replaced on a compressor valve to improve […]

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Increase Performance and Reduce Cost With the Right Coil Springs

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Coil springs are vital to the optimal function of compressor valves. Materials utilized in the construction of the springs should be carefully selected to withstand the specific wear that will occur depending on the type of machinery used and the surrounding environment. Consider the following four principles when purchasing coil springs to achieve a better […]

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A Brief History of Poppet Valves

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Poppet valves have been a useful technology for almost 250 years. These versatile valves are used to control the rate at which gas, vapor or liquid flows into a sealed area. They were invented during the era of steam power, but they are still a valuable part of many complex modern machines. If you have […]

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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.