The Process and Uses of Thermoplastic Nubs and Buttons - KB Delta

The Process and Uses of Thermoplastic Nubs and Buttons

By KB Delta | August 12, 2022

What’s important about thermoplastic nubs and buttons? Here’s information to keep in mind. Compressors are used across various industries, including oil and gas, metallurgical and engineering, etc. This makes them one of the most vital machines crucial to several production processes. This means that without compressors, many products or components in use today won’t be […]

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Signs of Bad Coil Springs, and What to Do Next - KB Delta

Signs of Bad Coil Springs, and What to Do Next

By KB Delta | August 5, 2022

How do you know if you have bad coil springs? This is what to look out for and the next steps. Nearly every mechanical device makes use of coil springs. These are open-wound or close-wound helical-shaped mechanical devices that store potential energy. They are often made of metals like hardened steel, though it is not […]

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Methods to Check Reciprocating Compressor Performance - KB Delta

Methods to Check Reciprocating Compressor Performance

By KB Delta | July 29, 2022

It’s important to include checking reciprocating compressor performance in your maintenance routine. Here are a few methods to keep in mind. Reciprocating compressors – also known as piston compressors – are used extensively in several industrial applications. This compressor often features one or more pistons that a crankshaft drives. The crankshaft also drives the connecting […]

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The Importance of Injection Speed of an Injection Molding Machine - KB Delta

The Importance of Injection Speed of an Injection Molding Machine

By KB Delta | July 20, 2022

Are you paying attention to the injection speed of the molding machine? Here’s everything you should know. Injection molding refers to the manufacturing process commonly employed for fabricating items such as automotive body parts, plastic trinkets, cell phone cases, containers, water bottles, etc. In essence, most of the plastic materials and items used extensively on […]

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What Are the Uses for Laser Cutting Metal? - KB Delta

What Are the Uses for Laser Cutting Metal?

By KB Delta | July 15, 2022

There are many uses for laser cutting metal that you may not realize. Read all the details below. Laser cutting refers to the manufacturing process that uses laser technology to cut through flat-sheet metal as well as other structural materials used extensively within the manufacturing industry. Its popularity and use have spread to other sectors […]

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The Importance of Pipe Protection in the Oil and Gas Industry - KB Delta

The Importance of Pipe Protection in the Oil and Gas Industry

By KB Delta | July 8, 2022

There are a lot of factors to keep in mind when it comes to pipe protection. Read more below for everything you need to know. Pipes are vital conduits that facilitate the proper flow of oil, gas, and water. Without pipes, the oil and gas industry will not function properly. That is why pipes need […]

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Compressor Valve Assemblies: Reliability and Quality Are Key - KB Delta

Compressor Valve Assemblies: Why Reliability and Quality Are Key

By KB Delta | June 30, 2022

Compressor valve assemblies are important to maintain and understand. Here’s why reliability and quality are key. Compressors are powerful mechanical devices that increase pressure in a wide variety of highly compressible gases or fluids, most notably air. It powers paint sprayers, air tools, as well as abrasive blast machines. It also helps propel gas through […]

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Valve Seats Replacement: Everything You Need to Know - KB Delta

Valve Seats Replacement: Everything You Need to Know

By KB Delta | June 24, 2022

Knowing all about valve seats replacement is crucial as valve seats play important roles in reciprocating compressors. Read more. Reciprocating compressor valves are crucial components that regulate or adequately control the flow of fluids. These valves operate by rhythmically opening, closing, or creating obstructions of particles as they flow through various passageways. Valves are so […]

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How to Detect Possible Spring Damage - KB Delta

How to Detect Possible Spring Damage

By KB Delta | June 17, 2022

It’s important to detect spring damage to avoid further trouble. Here’s your detailed guide. Unceremonial valve failures are indeed the #1 cause of sudden compressor shutdowns and downtimes. This usually results in costly repair, production, and manpower problems. However, the crux of valve failures is valve springs. Therefore, to prevent costly unscheduled shutdowns of compressors […]

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Thermoset vs Thermoplastic: What's The Difference? - KB Delta

Thermoset vs Thermoplastic: What’s The Difference?

By KB Delta | June 10, 2022

Thermoset vs thermoplastic? There are key differences to know and understand. Read more below. At first glance, you won’t be blamed if you believe Thermoset plastics and Thermoplastic materials are the same. On the one hand, they are the same since they are both polymers. Heck, they even sound somewhat the same. But on 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.