Snowmobiling is a common way for some people in various places around the world. Yamaha is huge within this area. Their new SnoScoot is an homage to their original from the 1980s. So where does the spring come in? The answer is that a torsion spring is integrated in the rear suspension. Read the whole…
On the theme “springs are all around us” – here’s a direct drive wheel balancer from Hennessy Industries Inc. I just read an article about. Apparently this is a brand new upgraded edition featuring a gas spring assist for lowering and raising the hood assembly. Among other things. Looking good. Image: http://www.moderntiredealer.com
It’s been described as a revolutionary cycling game changer. Road clipless pedals were a huge hit when they came in the 1980’s. Even today pedals look pretty much the same. They have a steel torsion spring but the patent has expired so all the original manufacturer can offer more than any other player on the…
The modern manufacturing of stampings keeps evolving to keep up with the high demands of price and time issues. Industry 4.0 has really set a new course for the whole industry. Looking forward to see where this will all take us.
I totally forgot Thanksgiving last week! Shame on me. Better late than never, right? Tension springs, torsion springs, power springs etc. They all take some time off when it’s time to celebrate one of the best seasons of the year.
Wave springs is a kind of compression spring specially designed to manage limited space and still keep the spring force. Here’s what a CAD model of a wave spring can look like.
I just read an article about a new model of a offshore access system for smaller vessels like crewboats. These new designs make the motion characteristics of the vessels much better than before. They also use non-linear force from a gas spring to make the counterbalance more efficient. image: http://www.osjonline.com
I’ve always learned that torsion springs are to be found in all kind of vehicles. I don’t know if that’s true or not but the spring is very versatile and extremely useful so why not?