Injection Molding Materials Plastic Types and Applications - KB Delta

Injection Molding Materials: Different Plastic Types and Applications

By KB Delta | January 27, 2023

Injection molding is a manufacturing process involving injecting molten plastic into a mold to create various products. Different injection molding materials include Peek, Carbon Peek, Nylon 4,6, and Nylon 6,6. Continue reading for more.  Injection molding is one of the most optimized and fastest methods of producing an incredibly high volume of identical and intricate […]

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Overview Reciprocating Compressor Repair and Maintenance - KB Delta

Reciprocating Compressor Repair and Maintenance: An Overview

By KB Delta | January 16, 2023

Reciprocating compressor repair and maintenance involves regularly checking and replacing parts such as seals, valves, and gaskets to ensure proper function and extend the life of the machine. Continue reading. Reciprocating compressors are lauded for their durability and are the workhorse of several industries. Otherwise known as piston compressors, these models make use of pistons […]

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The Transportation of Natural Gas and Compressor Stations - KB Delta

Transportation of Natural Gas: How Compressor Stations Keep the Pipeline Moving

By KB Delta | January 10, 2023

After extraction and purification, natural gas must travel over long distances – under high pressure – from oil and gas production fields to industry users as well as end customers for the transportation of natural gas. Pipeline transportation was invented to help make the delivery of natural gas to their destinations safer, more cost-effective, and […]

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What Are the Different Compression Spring Shapes?

By KB Delta | December 30, 2022

There are many different compression spring shapes to know. Read the details now. Compression springs are metallic elastic devices that store mechanical energy in their compressed state. When the springs undergo a compression load, they compress, capturing and storing potential force, which makes them shorter. But as soon as the load diminishes or is removed, […]

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Injection Molding vs Blow Molding What's the Difference - KB Delta

Injection Molding vs Blow Molding: What’s the Difference?

By KB Delta | December 21, 2022

There are two distinct processes, injection molding vs blow molding, that play important roles in the custom manufacturing of disposable and reusable plastic components used in the biomedical, research, and medical diagnostic fields worldwide. Injection molding vs blow molding are two unique processes that have crucial roles in custom manufacturing disposable and reusable plastic components […]

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Important Considerations When Designing a Customized Spring

By KB Delta | December 14, 2022

In recent years, manufacturing processes and changes in end-use criteria have transformed spring-making by impacting the specification of these essential and widely used components, allowing for the production of the customized spring. Different types of springs exist today, including wire springs that existed long before the Industrial Revolution. Some spring-makers have fine-tuned the manufacturing of […]

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Key Considerations for Selecting Gasket Materials - KB Delta

Key Considerations for Selecting Gasket Materials

By KB Delta | December 7, 2022

Selecting the appropriate gasket materials is extremely important. Gaskets serve as mechanical seals in equipment and fluid processing systems to keep contaminants out of sensitive areas and prevent fluids from leaking. The importance of choosing the right gasket materials can’t be overemphasized. Gaskets are mechanical seals used in handling equipment and fluid processing in order […]

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The Importance of Spring Tension in Extension Springs - KB Delta

The Importance of Spring Tension in Extension Springs

By KB Delta | November 30, 2022

Many people do not understand one of the most crucial spring design elements: spring tension in extension springs. In most cases, designers only need to guess the precise force required to overcome a one-time load or disregard it altogether. Two springs may look the same, i.e., they look identical physically, but they may vary considerably […]

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Understanding Valve Materials for Reciprocating Compressors - KB Delta

Understanding Valve Materials for Reciprocating Compressors

By KB Delta | November 17, 2022

Reciprocating compressors are composed of various parts necessary to compress the gas. One of the most crucial components is the valve. Continue reading for an analysis of valve materials. Reciprocating compressors are used extensively across a wide range of industries. Reciprocating compressors are composed of several moving components that work together to compress the gas. […]

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Defining a Positive Displacement Compressor - KB Delta

Defining a Positive Displacement Compressor

By KB Delta | November 11, 2022

Click here for a detailed overview of positive displacement compressors, including benefits, drawbacks, and examples.  Compressors are primarily used for compressing and delivering gas or fluid from one area to another. Several types of compressors exist, each designed according to the specific demand of different applications. One of the most common types of compressors is […]

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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.

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