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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How to Measure Pipe Fittings: Understanding the Process - KB Delta

How to Measure Pipe Fittings: Understanding the Process

By KB Delta | May 27, 2022

How to measure pipe fittings is important to understand. Read all about the process below. One factor determining how successful a particular piping project is involves accurate measurements. If you do not know how to measure pipe fittings and pipe sizes accurately, your project has already failed. This is why learning how to take accurate […]

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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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  • 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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