What Are the Different Compression Spring Shapes?

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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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The Different Types of Spring Ends

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The Different Types of Spring Ends - KB Delta

Yes, there are different types of spring ends out there for various uses. Learn more details below. Springs are metallic objects that store mechanical energy. They come in a wide variety of designs and are used in several applications on a daily basis. When stretched or compressed from their resting positions, springs efficiently exert opposing […]

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The Fundamentals of Compression Spring Testing

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The Fundamentals of Compression Spring Testing - KB Delta

Why is compression spring testing important? Get to know all the details by reading further on. The design, manufacture, as well as use of springs dates back to the Bronze Age. Spring design is a unique science based primarily on material science combined with complex arithmetic calculations. Springs are used in a wide range of […]

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Signs of Bad Coil Springs, and What to Do Next

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

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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How to Detect Possible Spring Damage

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How to Detect Possible Spring Damage - KB Delta

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

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

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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How to Determine If You Need a Spring Replacement

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

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 Are Springs Made, and the Types to Know

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How Are Springs Made, and the Types to Know - KB Delta

How are springs made? This is a great question with a lot of factors to it. Here’s what you need to learn. Mechanical springs are ubiquitous and the most straightforward machines in today’s world. From consumer products – such as door handles, beds, etc. – to heavy industrial machinery or equipment, springs are practically everywhere, […]

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Could the Slenderness Ratio Be Causing Your Spring to Buckle?

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Slenderness Ratio Be Causing Your Spring to Buckle? - KB Delta

How does the slenderness ratio play a factor in causing springs to buckle? It’s all explained here. Compression springs can come under more stress than they are primarily designed to handle. When this happens, it increases the spring’s risk of buckling via lack of proper performance and instability. Therefore, you need to ensure that buckling […]

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The Process and Advantages of Heat Treating Springs

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The Process and Advantages of Heat Treating Springs - KB Delta

What’s the purpose of heat treating springs exactly? This is an important process that should be understood accurately. Read on. Raw spring materials have to go through multiple steps in order to bring them to a satisfactory and finished product. One of these steps is heat treatment. The spring manufacturer puts the last touches on […]

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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.

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    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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