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Ride off into the sunset

Spring materials can be a jungle and the making the right choice is crucial from the beginning. Steel, stainless, super alloys, titanium etc. Add modern equipment (for e.g. compression springs), experienced production teams and experts. Make sure you can keep the highest level of quality and productivity to ride off into the sunset.

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Deal!

Springs are hot! At least if you are to believe the fair Valve World where lots of visitors showed great interest in heavy compression springs. Even before the fair was over the first deal was done!

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More pressure for sprind during winter season

Compression springs used in the shipping industry. Thanks to their unique qualities make them perfect for “difficult” environment. Especially now during winter time I can image another factor – the cold – adding even more pressure to the springs.

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High energy spring

A few weeks ago I read an article about a new more flexible release valve for parachutes containing a high energy compression spring.

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Here’s also a preview of the whole mechanism including the parachute.

Make a difference for the environment

Compression springs have been a part of an important research project to improve water quality in the Baltic Sea. The wind-driven pumps are held in place by a spring construction. Extra nice to be involved in projects where you can make a difference for the environment!

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Testing testing

To make sure your quality is always top notch make sure you test the products. As far as spring production we’re talking about force testing (among many other things). We need to be sure the compression spring characteristics are correct otherwise the whole spring design will get ruined.

Read the whole article about compression force testing

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Successful spring projects

What’s a successful compression spring project for you? Happy customer? A cool revolutionary technical solution? Or maybe a cost effective project and spring production? I think we all can agree that it all depends on who you ask, but generally you need the knowledge of spring experts before the project starts to make sure you do the right thing with the right material and dimensions. Spring experts have unique knowledge about factors such as environment evaluation and material recommendations, possible stress levels, load and deflection, relaxation and fatigue strength.

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Try making springs at home?

Incredible! I just found a video of how to make springs at home. Compression springs for example. But don’t forget. You need a lot of special equipment if you want to try this at home. A mandrel, for example. For compression springs  it can just be a bar with a whole through it, but other springs may require a bit different rig.

The optimal spring

As soon as possible. That’s the golden rule when it comes to compression spring projects. As a producer you want to come into the project as early as possible of developing. Only then you’re able to guarantee the most optimal spring solution.m1164_0002_jn_5021_id548.jpg

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