Linear Springs act as load bearing devices.

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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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Smalley Steel Ring Company Launches New Linear Spring Series



Lake Zurich, Illinois — Smalley Steel Ring Company, the world leader in the manufacturing and development of Spirolox® Retaining Rings, Constant Section Rings and Wave Springs announces the release of the new Linear Spring Series. The new Linear Springs offer a selection of spring loads that react along a straight line, as opposed to a conventional spring that fits in a circular cavity. This means a linear spring may be located in an axial direction but providing a radial force.



Smalley Linear Springs are a continuous wave formed wire length produced from spring tempered materials. Linear Springs act as a load bearing device having approximately the same load/deflection characteristics as a wave spring. Axial pressure is obtained by laying the linear spring flat in a straight line.



Linear Springs are now available as a standard part from Smalley. Over 200 standard sizes are available from stock in both carbon and stainless steel. Smalley offers No-Tooling-Charges™ on special Linear Spring designs. Exotic alloys are available upon request. Smalley engineers are readily available to assist with your spring design.



Smalley offers complete information on the Linear Springs including a new catalog supplement featuring several series of standard springs that have varying loads but fit the same cavity. The Linear Springs are produced in a wide variety of materials to withstand most environments.



For more information visit: www.smalley.com/LinearSprings



About Smalley Steel Ring Company

Smalley Steel Ring Company is the market leader in the manufacturing and development of Spirolox® Retaining Rings, Constant Section Rings, Snap Rings and Smalley Wave Springs. Smalley offers thousands of standard configurations, does not charge for tooling of non-standard sizes, and in most cases can provide special orders in as little as one to two weeks. The company meets international standards of excellence, including ISO 9001, ISO/TS16949, AS9100 and ISO 14001. The company’s world headquarters and manufacturing facility are located in Lake Zurich, Illinois, northwest of Chicago. www.smalley.com

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