Reciprocating Compressor Valve Failure: Diagnose, Repair, Prevent

By KB Delta | January 17, 2020
Reciprocating Compressor Valve Failure: Diagnose, Repair, Prevent-KB Delta

If reciprocating compressor valve failure occurs, it’s always a good idea to learn how to diagnose, repair, and prevent this problem. Below is a helpful informative guide of what you need to know. Reciprocating compressor valve failure can cause system lags and also affect the seamless operation of processes. However, knowing how to diagnose, repair, […]

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How Does Structural Foam Molding Differ From Injection Molding

By KB Delta | January 10, 2020
How Does Structural Foam Molding Differ From Injection Molding-KB Delta

For successfully producing parts, it’s important to understand structural foam molding as another manufacturing process. Read further to learn about how it differs from the injection molding process. Over the years, injection molding has become an important manufacturing process used in the production of parts and products. The numerous benefits of plastic injection molding can […]

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5 Manufacturing Mistakes That Cause Spring Problems

By KB Delta | December 27, 2019
5 Manufacturing Mistakes That Cause Spring Problems - KB Delta

You may experience spring problems and ask yourself, “How is this so?” Well, believe it or not, below are 5 manufacturing mistakes to be known, in order to avoid future spring troubles. Did you know that manufacturing mistakes can cause spring problems? Because it does! Springs are simple materials that can be used in a […]

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6 Things to Know About Compressor Cylinders and Cooling

By KB Delta | December 19, 2019
6 Things to Know About Compressor Cylinders and Cooling - KB Delta

Compressor cylinders have the ability to generate a lot of heat and reach high temperatures. To avoid a dangerous situation, it’s crucial to learn about the role of cooling systems. Compressors such as reciprocating compressors generate heat during their working cycle as a result of compression transformation and friction of moving parts. This heat can […]

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Hooke’s Law? What Does That Mean For Your Springs?

By KB Delta | December 13, 2019
How Spring Wire Affects Your Manufacturing Efficiency (And How To Choose The Right Wire)-KB Delta

Hooke’s Law, discovered in 1660, describes the elasticity, torsion and force of springs, making it extremely important when it comes to the design and use of springs for compressors. Springs are created as a result of human engineering and creativity – And the best way to understand how springs work is to gain an understanding […]

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Preparing Your Manufacturing Supply Chain for M&A Success

By KB Delta | December 10, 2019
Preparing Your Manufacturing Supply Chain For M&A Success-KB Delta

Your supply chain is what can make or break your manufacturing business, and it must run smoothly to ensure M&A success. Here’s how to do just that. Knowing how to prepare your supply chain for pre and post-M&A (Merger & Acquisition) activity can be beneficial in the short and long run to the new company […]

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How Does an Offshore Oil and Gas Compressor Work?

By KB Delta | December 6, 2019
Oil Rig and Drilling Platform in the Ocean - KB Delta

The high demand for energy around the world has led to the migration of oil and gas fields from land to offshore. Yet in order to work, offshore oil and gas plants need compressors. In these offshore oil and gas facilities, compressors such as centrifugal and reciprocating compressors are used in drilling gas and extracting […]

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6 Bad Valve Symptoms to Look Out For

By KB Delta | November 26, 2019

There are several bad valve symptoms that you have to be wary of to ensure that you are not working with faulty valve stem seals. A proper valve seal will save the thousands of dollars that might be spent to get a valve replacement in the long run. That being so, the saved expenses begins […]

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What is a CNC Machine and Why Is It Important for Compressor Parts

By KB Delta | November 22, 2019
What Is A CNC Machine and Why Is It Important For Compressor Parts-KB Delta

Computer numerical-controlled, or CNC machine operations are a manufacturing process that involves the use of tools controlled by a computer and is essential in manufacturing compressor parts. These automated tools are used to create predefined shapes from a variety of materials, including metal, plastic, ceramic, wood, or composite. Some examples of CNC machines include routers, […]

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3 Types of Gasket Material to Choose From

By KB Delta | November 15, 2019
Types of Gasket Material - KB Delta

Gaskets are common in engines, appliances, boilers, tanks, etc. Therefore, they have become an active part of our everyday life, but what types of gasket material is available to choose from? There are different types of gasket material, depending on the application and the properties required. You must consider the: Chemical resistance Temperature resistance Flexibility […]

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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.