Common Causes of Machine Failures and Prevention Tips - KB Delta

Common Causes of Machine Failures and Prevention Tips

By KB Delta | December 23, 2021

What causes machine failures? This is ideal to know, including preventative measures, in order to effectively manufacture goods. Machine failure has always been an accepted aspect or part of life for OEMs and manufacturers since the Industrial Revolution. There are many reasons why machines fail, with or without warning, and it is sometimes not easy […]

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

Could the Slenderness Ratio Be Causing Your Spring to Buckle?

By KB Delta | December 15, 2021

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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Role of Compressibility Factor in the Oil and Gas Industry - KB Delta

The Role of Compressibility Factor in the Oil and Gas Industry

By KB Delta | December 10, 2021

What’s the role of the compressibility factor? It’s ideal to gain a better understanding of this and how essential it is. Read on. Oil and gas compressibility always plays a crucial role in material balance calculations, reservoir simulation, the breakdown of well test evaluation, and the design of high-pressure surface equipment, especially for systems set […]

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Plastic Injection Molding Machine: How Does It Work? - KB Delta

Plastic Injection Molding Machine: How Does It Work?

By KB Delta | November 29, 2021

Why is a plastic injection molding machine important? There are many reasons, which is why it’s also crucial to fully understand the process. Read on. Plastics remain one of the most commonly used formable materials worldwide. The global plastics industry was birthed in 1907 when Bakelite – i.e., the first synthetic or thermosetting plastic – […]

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How to Calculate the Flow Rate for Oil and Gas - KB Delta

How to Calculate the Flow Rate for Oil and Gas

By KB Delta | November 19, 2021

The flow rate in the oil and gas industry is extremely important to understand, especially knowing how to properly calculate it. Read this guide for more information. The oil and gas industry is a major commercial enterprise in the energy market and always plays a highly influential role in the global economy. It is the […]

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Your Ultimate Gasket Design Guide - KB Delta, Inc.

Your Ultimate Gasket Design Guide

By KB Delta | November 11, 2021

Understanding how to create the perfect gasket design isn’t complicated at all. But it’s always helpful to learn the tips and tricks. Read on. Gaskets are uncomplicated but highly essential elements used extensively in industrial systems. They work as seals between components of mechanical assemblies, compressors, and pipes. Even though it is important to tightly […]

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Compressor Valve Types - KB Delta

Compressor Valve Types and Other Valves Related to Reciprocating Compressors

By KB Delta | November 5, 2021

There are many different compressor valve types each with a unique design and purpose. Let’s learn more about them and other related valves. Compressors are devices that develop potential energy stored within pressurized gas from fluid or electricity. They work by moving gas, liquid, or air through a machine’s components. Compressors generally have cylinder chambers […]

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Why Thermoplastic PEEK is the Industry Leader - KB Delta

Why Thermoplastic PEEK is the Industry Leader

By KB Delta | October 29, 2021

Thermoplastic PEEK is included in a variety of specific products and industries. Why is it so important? Read further to find all the details you should know. PEEK is the common name for Polyetheretherketone and refers to a semi-crystalline organic polymer. This type of thermoplastic is highly stable which makes it far superior to many […]

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The Process and Advantages of Heat Treating Springs - KB Delta

The Process and Advantages of Heat Treating Springs

By KB Delta | October 22, 2021

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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5 Injection Molding Defects to Prevent and How to Fix Them - KB Delta

5 Injection Molding Defects to Prevent and How to Fix Them

By KB Delta | October 15, 2021

It’s always ideal to understand the common injection molding defects to avoid or fix. Learn from this helpful guide below. Injection molding defects happen, even to the most knowledgeable and experienced operators today. Molding defects are not purely symptomatic of inattention or inexperience as several factors can contribute significantly to them. But they usually occur […]

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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.