Types of Bearings in Reciprocating Compressors - KB Delta

Types of Bearings in Reciprocating Compressors, and Their Importance

By KB Delta | December 11, 2020

The different types of bearings in reciprocating compressors all have specific benefits. Be sure to choose the right one for your needs by following this detailed guide. Different types of bearings are used in reciprocating compressors. These bearings are found in various parts of the compressor and they support proper radial and axial placement of […]

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What Are the Signs of Failed Valve Seals? - KB Delta

What Are the Signs of Failed Valve Seals?

By KB Delta | December 4, 2020

It’s always a good idea to be prepared and learn about the signs of failed valve seals in order to prevent future issues. Read everything you need to know below. There are several signs of failed valve seals and being wary of these symptoms could help you avoid potential problems that could arise if a […]

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Main Types of Flange Gaskets Used in Pipes - KB Delta

Main Types of Flange Gaskets Used in Pipes

By KB Delta | November 27, 2020

There is a reason for the creation of different types of flange gaskets. They each provide a different use, depending on the application and environment. Below is a breakdown of the main ones to know. The main types of flange gaskets used in pipes (in the oil and gas industry) help to prevent leakage from […]

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Understanding How Steel Springs Fit Your Applications - KB Delta

Understanding How Steel Springs Fit Your Applications

By KB Delta | November 20, 2020

Steel springs are special in the sense that they provide value to a variety of different products and applications. It’s always a good idea to learn more about their characteristics. Read further. Steel springs are a common design component in many mechanical processes, custom machine builds, and final consumer products. They appear in such diverse […]

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Understanding Spring Load and Its Relation to Spring Rate - KB Delta

Understanding Spring Load and Its Relation to Spring Rate

By KB Delta | November 13, 2020

You may know spring rate, but do you understand the calculation of spring load? This is crucial as it pertains to the proper creation of springs for your applications and products. Read the details below. Having a good understanding of spring load and its relation to spring rate will ensure you design the right spring […]

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Why Manufacturing Safety Is Important Now More Than Ever - KB Delta

Why Manufacturing Safety Is Important Now More Than Ever

By KB Delta | November 6, 2020

Strict manufacturing safety is not only necessary during this pandemic, but it also helps to improve productivity and overall success. Learn more below. There are more reasons than one why manufacturing safety is important now more than ever in the equipment manufacturing industry. The coronavirus pandemic, for instance, has brought about a need to provide […]

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Types of Flow Meters Used in the Oil and Gas Industry - KB Delta

Types of Flow Meters Used in the Oil and Gas Industry

By KB Delta | October 30, 2020

There are different types of flow meters helping to maintain the effective production of oil and gas. Here’s a guide with all the details to know about them. Searching for energy around the world includes crude oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear power, and renewable energy. Crude oil has been less than $100 per barrel for […]

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The Benefits of Using a Low Pressure Molding Process - KB Delta

The Benefits of Using a Low Pressure Molding Process

By KB Delta | October 23, 2020

How does low pressure molding work exactly and what are the benefits? If these are your questions, then here is a guide with helpful details about this beneficial process. Read on. It is always higher primates’ desire to create new things out of dirt and nothing. Take for a quick instance, from iron to cotton, […]

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Compressor Components: Everything You Need To Know - KB Delta

Compressor Components: Everything You Need To Know

By KB Delta | October 16, 2020

It’s always helpful to learn more tips about using and replacing compressor components, even if you’re already familiar. Read the details below. Reciprocating compressors are commonly used in a diverse array of industries, such as the natural gas, blow molding and cement industries. Professionals use the machines because they are reliable sources of power. The popularity […]

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What to Consider When Choosing Your Custom Gaskets - KB Delta

What to Consider When Choosing Your Custom Gaskets

By KB Delta | October 9, 2020

Be sure to choose the right custom gaskets for your applications by considering the following key factors. Read more below for the details. Choosing the wrong custom gasket can be very frustrating. All the specifications of a custom gasket, starting from the size, to its ability to withstand degradation and damage, play a major role […]

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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.