Why You Need a Laser Metal Cutting Machine for Compressor Plates

By KB Delta | March 15, 2019
Laser Profiling and Cutting for Compressor Parts - KB Delta

Every part of a compressor needs to be systematically cut, molded, and created in order to work properly, which is why a laser metal cutting machine is essential when making compressor valve plates. Well-crafted compressor plates, also called compressor valve plates, can mean the difference between an efficient compressor and one which costs a manufacturer […]

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What is Spring Pitch and Which Is Right For You?

By KB Delta | March 8, 2019
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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How to Keep Compressors Running Smoothly With Gasket Kits

By KB Delta | February 28, 2019
Gasket for Compressors - KB Delta

Several elements are involved with keeping your compressor in top shape, one of these elements being the gasket kits. The compressor is such a vital part of a system that it’s worth the time and attention to not only maintain it, but to make it as effective as possible. When a compressor is working at […]

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Is Your Compressor Overheating? Here’s Why.

By KB Delta | February 22, 2019
Reduce Compressor Overheating - KB Delta

A malfunction with your compressor can result in major issues, and the malfunction may be difficult to diagnose. If your compressor is getting excessively warm, these 4 reasons behind compressor overheating may explain why. Since a compressor is such an integral part of any system, overheating can be a catastrophe. It can place personnel in […]

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The Importance of Compressors in the Medical Technology Industry

By KB Delta | February 15, 2019
Medical Technology Industry Relying on Compressors - KB Delta

Compressors aren’t often considered medical equipment, but the truth is that they are a vital part of the medical technology industry. Countless lives have been saved by the incorporation of compressors in medical technology. Some are present in the form of noise reduction technology, and others play a supporting role in such equipment as nebulizers. […]

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How to Reduce Weaknesses With Stress Free Molding

By KB Delta | February 8, 2019
Stress Free Molding to Reduce Harmful Residual Stress | KB Delta

Residual stress creates weaknesses after a load is removed from a material and can be detrimental to your manufacturing products. Stress free molding, and the mold stress relief test can reduce these harmful weaknesses. Stress free molding is most popularly known in the form of the Mold Stress Relief Test. Any object containing a plastic […]

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Centrifugal vs Reciprocating Compressor: What’s The Difference?

By KB Delta | January 31, 2019
Centrifugal vs Reciprocating Compressors | KB Delta

Compressors are an essential part of every industry, but what’s the difference between a centrifugal vs reciprocating compressor? Both reciprocating and centrifugal compressors are valuable in the manufacturing world. Their use depends greatly on function, location, and environmental considerations. Deciding between which to invest in requires research and careful study of a system’s needs and […]

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Reciprocating Compressor Safety: 4 Things to Know

By KB Delta | January 25, 2019
Reciprocating Compressors In All Manufacturing Industries | KB Delta

Compressors are used in almost every industry, but everything can be jeopardized if you don’t follow these compressor safety tips. Because reciprocating compressors are present in all manner of industrial equipment, it’s vital for both manufacturers and work force to have a healthy approach to working with them. Safety around reciprocating compressors not only provides a challenge for engineers, it demands a high level of awareness for management as well as general employees. Understanding […]

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What Are the Types of Thermoplastics and Their Uses?

By KB Delta | January 18, 2019
Thermoplastic valve plates | KB Delta

Thermoplastics are used in a wide variety of industries for all types of different products; but what are the different types of thermoplastics and their uses? Thermoplastics are highly versatile materials which are made from polymers.  A polymer is constructed of monomers, or tiny molecules which are electrically joined. When a thermoplastic is formed, it […]

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Five Ways to Improve Compressor Efficiency

By KB Delta | January 11, 2019
Five Ways to Improve Compressor Efficiency - KB Delta

Your compressor is a vital aspect of your system. Without it, productivity can slow down, and staff might be affected. By improving your compressor efficiency, you are also able to improve your own bottom line, pass the savings on to your partners and customers, and be a steward of the environment. Even though there 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.