Wafer Plate Material | KB Delta

How to Choose the Right Wafer Plate Material

By KB Delta | January 25, 2021

Choosing the right wafer plate material is important, which is why it’s ideal to fully understand the options available. Read further for more details. Determining the ideal material for your compressor part needs, including wafer plates, is an important step in the replacement process. Predominately, your options will be limited to thermoplastics and metallic. But, […]

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Deciding Whether or Not You Need a Thermoplastic Plate - KB Delta

Deciding Whether or Not You Need a Thermoplastic Plate

By KB Delta | January 22, 2021

If you’re questioning your need for a thermoplastic plate, it’s best to first understand all the details about it. Read below for information that can help you make a solid decision. If you’re at the point of deciding whether you need a thermoplastic plate for your machine, the most advantageous method to help you make […]

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What's the Process of a Great Spring Design? - KB Delta

What’s the Process of a Great Spring Design?

By KB Delta | January 15, 2021

Do you need a specific spring design? If so, it’s ideal to understand what the process is like and what useful tips you should keep in mind. Read more below. Ever wondered what it takes to make a quality spring? Then it’s important to know the process of a great spring design. Springs are useful […]

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Valve Seat and Seat Ring Basics: What to Know - KB Delta

Valve Seat and Seat Ring Basics: What to Know

By KB Delta | January 8, 2021

It’s always ideal to fully understand all compressor valve components and their great importance. Read further to learn about the functions of the valve seat and seat ring. Compressor valves come in an array of shapes and sizes, but all of them have one thing in common: the valve seat. And with the valve seat, […]

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The Business Benefits of Green Manufacturing - KB Delta

The Business Benefits of Green Manufacturing

By KB Delta | December 25, 2020

So, what’s the hype around green manufacturing? It’s not only helping the environment we live in, but it’s also helping all types of businesses thrive. Read more below. There are several business benefits of green manufacturing. Companies who seek to derive these benefits need to research, develop, or utilize technologies and practices that impact the […]

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What You Should Know About Wire Springs - KB Delta

What You Should Know About Wire Springs

By KB Delta | December 18, 2020

How much do you know about the different types of wire springs and their beneficial uses? Here is a helpful guide on everything you should know.   Springs are an integral part in nearly all machinery. They work to bare tension by flexing with motion, and as such, they are subject to nearly constant wear. […]

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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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  • 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.