Mar. 26, 2022
When the average person thinks of springs, they most likely envision an extension spring. Extension springs stretch and get longer, then return to shape. Slinkies are extension springs. So too are screen door mechanisms.
Mar. 11, 2022
There are several important elements of a given spring, and one that plays a big role in determining application type and other factors is the end coil type. Coil ends on a given spring can be aligned in several different ways, particularly within compression spring types that use open-coil designs across several major applications.
Feb. 23, 2022
Both wave springs and traditional coil springs fall under the category of compression springs. While the primary function of a compression spring is to provide axial load, wave springs have a few key differences and advantages when compared to coil springs.
Jan. 18, 2022
Springs are the most crucial component in many pieces of equipment used in industries that require valve parts. Various parts in the valves, such as the pushrods and lifters, all work to open the valves. However it is the spring that keeps the valve closed when it is in operation.