Springs

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Smalley goes...Smaller!

March 18, 2016

New advances in ring and spring manufacturing Lake Zurich – IL From medical devices to electronics, the world around us is getting smaller. “How small can you go?” This is one of the questions a Smalley engineer hears all the time … but a better question is how small do you need? As The Engineer’s Choice™ for Wave Springs and Spirolox Retaining Rings we have the answer!...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage

Heavy-Duty Spring Retractable Reels hold 100 ft of cord.

March 14, 2016

Accommodating up to 100 ft of 12 gauge cord, UL-listed Series L 70000 features rugged, corrosion-resistant design with such features as heavy-duty base, all-steel construction, and baked-on powder coat finish. Latching mechanism extends service life of latch components, while containerized drive spring promotes safe and facilitated handling during maintenance. Also included, 2 sealed ball bearings lend to smooth spool rotation and operability. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

New Prototype Cell Provides Quick Turnaround

January 6, 2016

Santa Maria, CA – Helical Products Company, part of the MW Industries family of companies, announces their new prototype cell dedicated to quickly provide new designs for test and evaluation reducing the lead time for prototypes by over 50%. "For the past 40 years we have been manufacturing custom couplings, u-joints and machined spring prototypes and the lead times have been consistently...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Measuring Device

September 30, 2015

In 2013 Sun entered into a new market segment, the Dental industry. The products we manufacture for the Dental industry are orthodontic spring clips for a brace bracket. A full set of braces consists of 17 unique clips produced with interchangeable progressive dies. Due to the difficulty in forming the customer specified raw material, the small size of this component, and the tight tolerances,...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

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

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Safety & Security Equipment

Trelleborg Wins Major Rail Suspension Order for Crossrail Project

July 24, 2015

Trelleborg’s industrial anti-vibration solutions operation has secured a significant order to supply rail suspension solutions for the highly-anticipated Crossrail project in the UK and its new fleet of trains. The company was contracted by global rail manufacturer, Bombardier Transportation, because of its excellent track record of providing high performance suspension solutions and its...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fasteners & Hardware, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Services

MISUMI Extends Same Day Ship Time to 6PM EST

June 19, 2015

Free Same Day Shipping Upgrade for in-stock components if ordered online by 6:00 p.m. EST. Orders placed with a Customer Service representative are available for Same Day Shipping when placed by 5:00pm EST. MISUMI USA, Inc., a subsidiary of MISUMI Corporation, part of MISUMI Group, Inc. (Tokyo: 9962), has announced its improved same day shipping service for all in-stock product lines....Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mounting & Attaching Products

Trelleborg to Continue Work to Maintain the Central Line, Building on More than Two Decades of Partnership with Transport for London

May 21, 2015

After supplying the original trains in the early 1990s, Trelleborg’s industrial anti-vibration solutions operation has been selected to provide London Underground’s Central line with a suite of suspension products, to be fitted on over 100 Tube trains. In the second overhaul since the construction of the original trains, Trelleborg has been chosen to supply its Metalisk Chevron Springs...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Close to the Customer: ContiTech Presents Sustainable Railway Engineering Solutions at Eurasia Rail

March 10, 2015

ContiTech is a competent contact on site / Worldwide dealer network provides outstanding service / Innovative product line for all types of rail vehicles Whether local or high-speed, rail travel is on the fast track in Turkey. Under the motto "Engineering Next Level," ContiTech has its sights on the expanding needs of this growth market. And it's not just about components and...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Materials & Material Processing, Transportation Industry Products

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

Fasteners & Hardware

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

Fasteners & Hardware

Lee Spring Expands Bantam(TM) Mini Springs Offering with Metric Sizes

March 6, 2014

Brooklyn NY – Lee Spring has expanded their popular Bantam™ Mini Compression Springs with the addition of over 100 new metric designs. Originally introduced in 2010, Bantam Mini Springs respond to customers' requirements for off-the-shelf stock springs that fit increasingly reduced spatial parameters. The new Metric Bantam series starts at wire diameter .10mm, just slightly thicker than a...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

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

Fasteners & Hardware

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

Fasteners & Hardware, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Services

Connecticut Spring & Stamping to Feature Tight Tolerance Springs and Stamping Capabilities at BIOMEDevice 2013

December 2, 2013

Visit Booth # 1177 to see precision components for handheld medical devices Farmington, CT - Connecticut Spring & Stamping (CSS), a manufacturer of precision parts for the medical, aerospace, firearms and defense industries worldwide, announces that it will showcase its expertise in producing precision medical product components for medical device OEMs, including springs and progressive...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, HVAC, Mounting & Attaching Products

Bansbach easylift- Leading North American Gas Spring Supplier Expands Its Product Line

November 25, 2013

Bansbach easylift of North America, Inc., one of the leading suppliers of gas springs and motion control devices to the Americas, is pleased to announce its product line expansion. Melbourne, FL — Bansbach easylift of North America, Inc. has supplied North, Central, and South America with high quality motion control devices for many years. Introducing new product lines was a decision made...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

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

Fasteners & Hardware

Lee Spring Expands Die Spring/Heavy Duty Compression Spring Range

September 25, 2013

Brooklyn NY — Lee Spring has expanded their HEFTY™ Die Spring product range to include longer free lengths up to 12". These round wire springs are ideal for applications beyond those of traditional die springs and are well suited for any high stress, heavy load applications such as aircraft mechanisms, farm machinery, industrial equipment, brakes and clutches. HEFTY Springs are identified...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

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

Fasteners & Hardware

Marshall Spring Manufacturing Carves a Niche in the Custom Compression Spring Segment

August 28, 2013

Kansas City, MO – Marshall Spring Manufacturing (www.marshallspring.com), has successfully expanded its spring manufacturing capabilities to emerge as one of the largest custom spring manufacturers in Missouri. MSM offers a wide compression spring range including: conical springs, helical springs, and hourglass springs. Since its inception, MSM...Read More