Rewards for Choosing a Flat Wire Spring-KB Delta

Why Flat Wire Springs are Important

By KB Delta | October 6, 2015

    Springs are an important part of nearly any piece of equipment, including compressors. Whether you are repairing an old unit or refurbishing a new one, you are going to need at least a few springs. Flat wire springs are an important part that can make all the difference in the world. Here are […]

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What to Look for in Compressor Gasket Kits

By KB Delta | September 24, 2015

If your compressor stops working, sometimes the fix is as simple as getting a few new parts. If you are in need of new parts for your compressor, you need to find high quality parts and gasket kits. You want to look for the parts you need that fit your machine and are made at […]

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Parts of a Compressor Valve

By KB Delta | September 15, 2015

The compressor valve is a simple but essential mechanism in any compressor. When the valve fails, it could be for any number of reasons. It is rarely necessary to replace the entire valve, let alone the entire compressor. There are a number of inexpensive parts that can be replaced on a compressor valve to improve […]

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Choosing the Right Valve Plate

By KB Delta | September 11, 2015

The valve plate is an essential part of the valve assembly and act as a seal between different areas in the compressor. Because valve plates can be exposed to a punishing variety of pressures, temperatures, and chemicals, they need to be made of materials that can withstand the stress that they go through every time […]

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The Importance Of Lantern Ring Placement In Pump Maintenance-KB Delta

The Importance of Lantern Ring Placement in Pump Maintenance

By KB Delta | September 1, 2015

Proper pump packing assembly and maintenance is of utmost importance to avoid pump breakdowns. Corrosion resistance for compressors that require lubrication is aided by the design of the valve’s compressor rings, but lubrication cannot be properly dispersed if rings are placed improperly or missing. Careful placement of quality lantern rings in your packing assembly decreases […]

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A Few Facts About Tension Springs-KB Delta

Compression vs. Tension Springs

By KB Delta | August 27, 2015

For the general public most springs look alike, such as the tension and compression springs. However, they are designed to perform much different tasks. Their similarities exist in the design. Both are made up of a coil spring that is devised for elasticity and strength, but that is where their likeness ends. The main difference […]

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What Makes a Good Compressor Valve Manufacturer

By KB Delta | August 14, 2015

If you are in an industry that uses air or process gas compressors, chances are you need some compressor valve parts occasionally. No matter what kind of parts you need, you want to make sure that the manufacturer is offering high quality parts. There are various factors that make a manufacturer good. The products they […]

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When Safety Depends on a Tension Spring

By KB Delta | August 10, 2015

The design of the tension spring is such that a very specific amount of pull force can be achieved as the spring is extended to a certain length. As these springs are manufactured, they will develop an initial tension. Adequate force must be used to overcome that initial tension to elongate the spring. The manufacturer […]

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How To Obtain The Best Conical Compression Spring Design-KB Delta

How to Obtain the Best Conical Compression Spring Design

By KB Delta | July 20, 2015

The capacity for superior performance in a compression spring is essential to the success of your project. Quite simply, if your spring does not perform well, then your application will be able to function correctly. How can you design and obtain the most precise conical compression spring? You will have to consider a number of […]

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Benefits of Quality Ported Plate Valves

By KB Delta | April 29, 2015

Valves are essential parts of any compressor; they determine the flow of air throughout the machine. As such, it is critical that the components of the valve are in the best shape. Certain parts, such as the ported plate valves, provide several advantages in the compression process. Below are a few key features and benefits […]

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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.