Wave Springs range from 6-60 mm.

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With metric Crest-to-Crest® Wave Springs, OEMs can cut assembly size by up to 50% while maintaining same amount of force and deflection as regular coiled springs. Over 3,000 standard wave springs are available in 17-7 stainless steel or carbon steel.



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Smalley Introduces New Metric Crest-to-Crest Wave Springs



Lake Zurich, Illinois, (Feb. 14, 2008) - Smalley Steel Ring Company, the world's innovator and market leader in industrial retaining and snap rings, wave and compression springs, introduced today a New Series of Metric Crest-to-Crest® wave springs. Crest-to-Crest springs enable original equipment manufacturers to reduce the size of their assembly by up to 50% while maintaining the same amount of force and deflection as a regular coiled spring.

Smalley's Metric Crest-to-Crest wave springs minimize assembly cost and total assembly size due to the reduced spring cavity required. Smalley offers over 3000 standard wave springs in 17-7 stainless steel or carbon steel. The New Metric Crest-to Crest series are available in dimensions from 6 to 60 mm.

A wealth of information about the new wave springs has been added to the Smalley website, including an application checklist to make ordering fast and accurate. Free samples are also available by sending an online request to Smalley www.smalley.com/get_samples/get_samples.asp.

For more information on the New Series of Metric Crest-to-Crest wave springs, please visit the Smalley website www.smalley.com or contact sales representatives for Smalley US info@smalley.com, Smalley Europe europe@smalley.com and Smalley Nordic AB nordic@smalley.com.

About Smalley Steel Ring Company
Smalley Steel Ring Company is the market leader in the spiral retaining ring, snap ring, and wave spring business. 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, and AS9100. The company's world headquarters and its vertically-integrated manufacturing facility are located in Lake Zurich, Illinois, northwest of Chicago. www.smalley.com

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