Springs

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Industrial Gas Springs offer smooth manual operation, durability.

July 27, 2015

Available in cylinder sizes from 15–40 mm, NEWTON Line features internal components optimized for low friction, consistent operating forces, and extended life. Slide bushings and seals reduce friction and wear, while size of gas passages and valve design promote damping characteristics and create consistent force profile. Also featured, extended piston rod guide accommodates elevated off-axis forces. Respectively, strokes and forces range from 20–1,000 mm and 40–5,000 N. Read More

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Rear Rubber Suspension offers increased ride quality, stability.

August 7, 2014

HAULMAAX® vocational rear suspension system is available with Progressive Load Spring (PLS). Working in concert with bolster springs in Vari-Rate™ Spring system, elastomeric spring optimizes ride quality in loaded and unloaded conditions. As payload increases, spring further engages and functions together with rubber bolster springs to provide additional stability. Constant engagement also eliminates need for shim adjustments for most applications. Read More

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Constant Force Springs include brush wear indicator.

March 31, 2014

Available as option on all constant force spring assemblies, brush wear indicator allows users to see at-a-glance whether carbon brushes need replacing. This helps prevent exposed shunts or inadequate spring force from causing damage to commutators or rings. By ensuring optimal spring force, constant force springs with wear device minimize electrical wear and maximize brush life. Read More

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Compression Springs support high loads with minimal bulk.

February 10, 2014

Intended for those requiring firm but not rigid springs designed with slender profiles, High Pressure Series Compression Springs comprise 144 slender parts packed with pressure ratings of 300, 400, and 500 psi. Products are manufactured in 17-7PH stainless steel and are passivated, shot peened, and preset for corrosion resistance, strength, and toughness. Springs suit small spaces and such applications as ball plungers, quick change tools, switches, safety relief valves, and vise clamps. Read More

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Nitrogen Gas Springs enhance workplace safety.

January 20, 2014

Designed for use in stamping die and mold industry for heavy load applications requiring compression, nitrogen gas springs feature automatic pressure relief mechanisms that reduce risk of workplace accidents and injuries. Safety devices exhaust pressure in controlled and complete manner to prevent forceful ejection of parts. Available versions include GSV (Global Standard Type), GST (Robust Screw Type), and GSK (Classic ISO Type) — all compatible with 141 industry standard cylinder sizes. Read More

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Indexing and Spring Plungers come in inch and metric threads.

October 25, 2013

Available in steel and stainless steel, Indexing Plungers are designed to prevent changes in locking position due to lateral forces. Units come in regular and short versions with plastic or all-stainless steel pull knobs, with and without lockout slots and locking nuts, and regular or extended locking pins. Spring Plungers, offered in both inch and metric threads, feature LONG-LOK thread locking system, which offers optimal holding force and vibration resistance. Read More

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Spring Plungers accommodate needs of space-limited applications.

September 12, 2013

Available in inch sizes from 1/4-20 to 5/8-11, series WN 717.10 Stainless Steel Stubby Hand Retractable Spring Plungers are non lock-out type products that feature RoHS-compliant construction and pull ring. Plunger body, pin, spring, and pull ring are all made of stainless steel, and dimensions suit applications with limited space. Versions with locking patch are available upon request. Read More

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Linear Springs act as load bearing devices.

May 22, 2013

Comprised of continuous wave formed wire length produced from spring tempered materials, Linear Spring Series offers selection of spring loads that react along straight line. This allows placement in axial direction while providing radial force. Products act as load bearing devices having approximately same load/deflection characteristics as wave spring. There are 200+ standard sizes are available in both carbon and stainless steel; exotic alloys are available upon request.
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Coiled Springs are constructed of elastomer for durability.

August 16, 2012

Offering alternative to rubber, polyurethane, and steel coils, TecsPak Elastomer Springs (E-Springs) are comprised of TecsPak material and come in 1.5-3 in. shaft size. Springs feature up to 4 convolutions and variable material hardness depending on application; 1- and 2-convolution springs are available with mounting bases. Resistant to chemicals, oil, and grease, springs are suited for energy management systems and other applications throughout industrial automation market. Read More

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Spring Plungers include variety of styles, constructions.

May 9, 2012

Offered in threaded and press fit styles, Kipp® Spring Plungers are used to locate, stop, align, and hold parts in various applications. Ball and pin type styles, in sizes from 6-32 to 5/8-11 and M3-M24, are available, and spring forces range from 0.34 lb (initial) to 60.7 lb (end). Plungers are offered in steel with black oxide finish or stainless steel, and press fit plungers feature thermoplastic or stainless steel body, both with stainless spring and stainless hardened ball. Read More

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Square Spring Latches have flange for surface mounting.

September 19, 2011

Used when indexing pin needs to be retracted, series GN 722.2 Square Spring Latches are suitable for applications where less precise positioning/locking is required. Flange features 2 holes for mounting that can accommodate metric DIN 933/931 hex cap screws or DIN 912 socket cap screws. Guide body is precision cast steel with either zinc plated or black textured finish, and precision cast latch and plunger pin are zinc plated, blue passivated steel. Latches carry safety factor 4 approval. Read More

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Metric Steel Locking Plungers feature push-push mechanism.

July 21, 2011

Series GN 514 features indexing pin moved via spring-operated cardioid curve. By pressing operating button, cardioid mechanism causes indexing pin to extend and retract (push-push locking mechanism). Indexing pin cannot absorb any axial forces, and it retracts virtually by spring action. RoHS-compliant series has body of nitrided steel with blackened finish and knob of matte black technopolymer plastic. Optional metric lock nut, ISO 8675, is steel with blackened finish. Read More

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Waterproof Spring Loaded Connectors protect portable devices.

April 29, 2011

Featuring press fit and O-ring assemblies, Spring Loaded Connectors achieve IPx7 level waterproof performance, minimizing need for additional waterproofing in device docking stations and terminals. Units offer current rating of 12 V AC/DC, 2 A and operate from -40 to +85°C. Applications include data collection terminals, data communication devices, wireless equipment, mobile GPS devices, and any other device docked within charging station. Read More

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Press Fit Spring Plunger features stainless steel design.

January 19, 2011

Available in 5 thread sizes from M4-M10, Press Fit Spring Plunger features both stainless steel and thermoplastic pin as well as stainless steel spring for maximum longevity. In addition to locating and tightening, plunger can be used as assembly support, detent, or shock absorber and for ejection and applying pressure. Read More

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Air Springs dampen heavy equipment/appliance vibration.

January 12, 2011

Designed to offer favorable stroke-to-compressed-height ratio, V11Z48M... series is comprised of 5 air springs with synthetic rubber diaphragm and steel body. Design is intended for operation between -4 and +140°F and offers minimum load range of 112-1,349 lb and max load range of 225-2,249 lb. Applications include use in air compressors, laundry machines, air blowers, pumps, and grain vibrators. Read More

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Gas Springs come in push and pull type designs.

June 4, 2010

Featuring treated steel piston rod and precision steel body, AGS Series provides controlled motion of lids, hoods, machine guards, and panels. Units have integrated low-friction bearing with grease chamber that provides low breakaway force. Available in fixed force and adjustable models, springs come in variety of body diameters, forces, stroke lengths, and end fittings. Read More

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Short Press-Fit Ball Plungers come in sizes of 4-12 mm dia.

April 6, 2010

Available in metric sizes, RoHS-compliant GN 614 series plungers are used as detents, as well as for push-on/push-off applications and ejectors. Four versions of plungers are offered: in all stainless steel; with Delrin housing and stainless steel ball and spring; with Delrin housing and ball and stainless steel spring; and with brass housing and stainless steel ball. Read More

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Air Springs isolate vibration for low-frequency machines.

March 8, 2010

Metric isolators of V11Z48MPSB... Series are maintenance-free air spring vibration mounts that use elasticity of air as isolator, which acts as soft spring. Products have no moving parts and can handle range of loads by changing inner air pressure. They can also be used as actuators in tensioning devices. While bellows are made of synthetic rubber that incorporates reinforced cord and wire, clamping rings and upper/lower plates are of stainless steel. Read More

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Compression Springs feature plastic composite construction.

January 7, 2010

Fabricated using Ultem(TM) PEI resins, LeeP(TM) springs combine strength of metal with attributes of engineered thermoplastics. Various standard sizes are available, each in range of strengths (identifiable by distinct colors), and dielectric insulating material is suitable for non-conductive applications. With strength to weight ratios that optimize performance while reducing mass, corrosion-resistant and non-magnetic products also withstand temperatures to 340°F. Read More

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Composite and Compression Springs offer corrosion resistance.

January 5, 2010

Formulated from different Ultem composites, LeeP(TM) Plastic Composite Springs meet range of applications where non-corroding, non-metallic, inert materials are preferred. Six increasing strengths are identifiable by distinct colors. Made of Elgiloy®, Bantam(TM) Mini Compression Springs start at wire diameter .004 in. and range up to .0055 in. in outside diameters .025-.057 in. Elgiloy material provides resistance to most chemical environments and heat resistance up to 850°. Read More