Reciprocating Compressors: The Impact of Compressor Flexibility - KB Delta

Reciprocating Compressors: The Impact of Compressor Flexibility

By KB Delta | May 20, 2022

What is compressor flexibility? Let’s take a look at the important facts to know. Reciprocating compressors are positive-displacement machines that use cylinders and crankshaft-driven pistons to compress air. They work by drawing air into the cylinder, where the air is compressed and transported to a storage tank. Single-stage reciprocating compressors work a bit differently from […]

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Importance of Corrosion Protection for Industrial Components - KB Delta

The Importance of Corrosion Protection for Industrial Components

By KB Delta | May 13, 2022

Corrosion protection for industrial components is critical. Learn everything there is to know below. According to in-depth research, corrosion costs the production and manufacturing industry up to 17.6 million dollars per annum. Even the oil and gas industry is not left out, as the total cost of dealing with corrosion is estimated to be up […]

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Do You Need Custom Springs? Types and Applications to Know - KB Delta

Do You Need Custom Springs? The Different Types and Applications to Know

By KB Delta | May 4, 2022

Why are custom springs here to stay? It’s because of their major benefits and use for everyday applications. Read further on now. Springs are used in various devices, tools, or machinery in general. This shows that these mechanical components are of immense importance as they help effect motion, improve shock-absorbing capabilities, etc., in many machines, […]

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What's the Role of Plate Valves in Compressors? - KB Delta

What’s the Role of Plate Valves in Compressors?

By KB Delta | April 28, 2022

Plate valves play an important role in compressors and the overall manufacturing process. Read more to find all the details. The optimal performance of a reciprocating compressor is closely associated with the operation of its valves, especially in terms of efficiency and life. Many manufacturing industries have the reciprocating compressor as the backbone of their […]

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Why Manufacturing Equipment Failure is a Big Deal - KB Delta

Why Manufacturing Equipment Failure is a Big Deal, and How to Prevent It

By KB Delta | April 22, 2022

Manufacturing equipment failure happens, which means it’s important to understand the common causes and prevention practices. Unexpected manufacturing equipment failure is one of the hazards that those in the industrial sector dread all the time. The world’s largest manufacturers record significant losses up to almost $1 trillion per annum due to manufacturing equipment failures. According […]

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The Importance of Injection Molding Temperature Control - KB Delta

The Importance of Injection Molding Temperature Control

By KB Delta | April 15, 2022

Why monitor the injection molding temperature? Here’s what to know. Injection molding is a highly relevant and current manufacturing technique used extensively, from manufacturing personal items such as toothbrushes, toys, etc., to industrial components like plastics employed in automobiles, etc. It allows for the manufacture or mass production of hundreds of thousands or millions of […]

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How Reciprocating Compressors Benefit These Industrial Applications - KB Delta

How Reciprocating Compressors Benefit These Industrial Applications

By KB Delta | April 8, 2022

Reciprocating compressors are incredibly valuable. Read more on how they benefit different types of industrial applications. Every industrial process has reciprocating compressors at its heart. The importance of these mechanical devices cannot be overstated. Reciprocating compressors are used extensively in several industries to compress gas using pistons and even deliver the compressed gas to all […]

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What is a Gasket and the Types Used in Pipes? - KB Delta

What is a Gasket and the Types Used in Pipes?

By KB Delta | March 31, 2022

What is a gasket? There’s key information to know. Learn everything you need to know below. Are you about to undertake a piping project? If you are, you must know how essential it is to use only high-quality materials. This is even more important if you need to use a flange. Flanges help connect pipes, […]

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How to Determine If You Need a Spring Replacement - KB Delta

How to Determine If You Need a Spring Replacement

By KB Delta | March 25, 2022

A spring replacement is necessary if you’re finding failing occurrences. Read more on these factors below. Precision springs, extension springs, as well as other spring types are made from highly durable raw materials such as iron, stainless steel, etc. Although they are primarily designed for repeated, everyday use, springs can sometimes fail unexpectedly. Springs fail […]

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How Does a Metal Laser Cutting Machine Work? - KB Delta

How Does a Metal Laser Cutting Machine Work?

By KB Delta | March 15, 2022

Using a metal laser cutting machine is growing more and more. You can better understand how it works below. No one doubts that laser cutting machines radically changed the manufacturing industry. These innovative machines can quickly and perfectly recreate nearly every computer-made design within seconds or minutes. This is why it is used extensively in […]

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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.