What Are The Different Reciprocating Compressor Parts?

By KB Delta | April 6, 2018
Reciprocating Compressor Parts | KB Delta

  When it comes to gas, chemical, petrochemical, and other industrial processes, reciprocating compressors play a major role. These compressors are the most well-known and widely used compressors involving positive displacement based on a specific set of basic parts. So, what are these reciprocating compressor parts and what do they do?   What is a […]

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Why You Need a Dual Plate Check Valve for Natural Gas

By KB Delta | March 30, 2018
Dual Plate Check Valve | KB Delta

  Whether it’s for an offshore production platform, a natural gas pipeline, or an LNG plant, compressors are found and used throughout the gas and oil industry. By raising gas pressure, compressors are used to liquefy and transport gas from one process or location to another. In the past, these compressors have been driven mechanically […]

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Processing Natural Gas: 8 Steps to Know

By KB Delta | March 21, 2018
Natural Gas Processing Plant | KB Delta

  Natural gas is valuable both as a clean source of energy and as a chemical feedstock in the manufacture of plastics. Before it reaches the consumer, it has to pass through several steps known as processing natural gas. These steps are necessary for the recovery of valuable components contained in the gas, as well […]

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What Are The Different Types of O-Rings?

By KB Delta | March 16, 2018
Types of O-Rings | KB Delta

  O-rings are a commonly used seal across a range of manufacturing and industrial industries. However, their versatility, array of applications, and materials they are made out of can make choosing the right O-ring material for your use difficult. In order to give you a clear understanding of the options in front of you, we […]

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Why Is PET Plastic Becoming So Popular?

By KB Delta | March 9, 2018

  PET plastic or PETE, also known as polyethylene terephthalate is the single most common thermoplastic polymer in the entire world. Within the textile industry, the material is better known under the trade name “polyester”. This is a natural semi-crystalline and transparent plastic used as a as a moisture barrier in fiber clothing, for packaging, […]

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Plastic Blow Molding vs. Injection Molding: Which Is Better?

By KB Delta | February 23, 2018
Plastic Blow Molding vs. Injection Molding | KB Delta

Most people that have a familiarity with the plastic manufacturing industry have heard of plastic blow molding and plastic injection molding. However, there remains some confusion by engineers and product designers who are new to the industry just what these differences are. The plastic molding process has long been a standard for certain applications. Having […]

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7 Common Uses of Damping Plates

By KB Delta | February 16, 2018
Damping Plates | KB Delta

Damping plates are used in a variety of industries and machinery applications. Choosing the right type of damping plate for your compressor and other high-powered machinery needs is the key to maintaining high functioning and reliable operations. While damping plates have a wide variety of use cases, their role is similar in nature.   What […]

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What You Need to Know About Compression Spring Engineering

By KB Delta | February 13, 2018
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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What Is Shale Natural Gas and How Is It Different?

By KB Delta | February 9, 2018
Fracking Drilling Rig for Shale Natural Gas | KB Delta

Natural gas mined from unconventional and conventional reservoirs are one in the same. Unconventional gas doesn’t refer to the type of gas itself, but instead the source rocks that create the gas found in these reservoirs. So what is the difference between shale natural gas, conventional natural gas, and unconventional gas?   Conventional Natural Gas […]

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Stainless Steel Springs and Their Surprising Benefits

By KB Delta | February 2, 2018
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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  • 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.