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garage door torsion spring themes

May 12, 2020

Garage Door Torsion Spring Operation and Sizing Themes, Part 1

Whether you’re the owner of a single-family home or the operator of a large-scale facility with numerous garage opening areas, you’ve likely had experience with torsion springs – whether you knew it or not. Torsion springs, which are so-named due to the way they exert torque (rotational force), are the most common spring types found […]

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compression spring grinding process

April 14, 2020

Understanding the Compression Spring Grinding Process

There are several important elements of a given spring, and one that plays a big role in determining application type and other factors is the end coil type. Coil ends on a given spring can be aligned in several different ways, particularly within compression spring types that use open-coil designs across several major applications. At […]

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primer electroplating compression springs

March 10, 2020

Primer On Electroplating For Compression Springs, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on electroplating during the compression spring manufacturing process. Done for both protective and aesthetic reasons alike, electroplating is often a valuable part of this process – but one where efficacy may also vary depending on the material being used. At […]

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primer electroplating compression springs

February 11, 2020

Primer On Electroplating For Compression Springs, Part 1

Within various areas, particularly metals and various other hard materials used in a variety of industries, the process of “coating” or “plating” is often an option. Generally referring to adding a finishing material to the original to improve certain qualities of said material, these processes can be used for several different potential needs, both in […]

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avoiding errors spring manufacturing

January 14, 2020

Avoiding Errors During the Spring Manufacturing Process, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the primary errors during the spring manufacturing process that should be avoided at all costs. Whether we’re talking DIY individuals hoping to manufacture their own springs or even certain professional spring manufacturers, avoiding these major risks plays a big role in the […]

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avoiding errors spring manufacturing

December 10, 2019

Avoiding Errors During the Spring Manufacturing Process, Part 1

At Custom Spring Manufacturing, we’re proud to serve as your experts when it comes to custom spring engineering of a variety of spring types, from torsion springs and compression springs to many other formats. We offer design, engineering and fabrication for all of our spring types, bringing quality springs to customers in a variety of […]

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steel spring manufacturing terms

November 12, 2019

Understanding Steel Spring Manufacturing Terms, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the metal and steel manufacturing terms that are commonly used in the world of custom spring manufacturing. This is a world that utilizes several potential materials for springs, and those purchasing springs should have a basic understanding of the metals used. At […]

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steel spring manufacturing terms

October 8, 2019

Understanding Steel Spring Manufacturing Terms, Part 1

Within the world of custom spring manufacturing, springs are broken up into different classifications based on several factors, including the materials used for them. Some such classifications might be a tad confusing for non-professionals in this realm, but some are also simple – including the raw materials used. At Custom Spring Manufacturing, we use a […]

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solid height compression springs

September 10, 2019

Defining Solid Height and It’s Role In Compression Springs, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics and importance of what’s known as solid height within a compression spring. Solid height refers to the point at which all the coils in a given spring are touching each other and the spring can no longer compress further from […]

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solid height compression springs

August 13, 2019

Defining Solid Height and It’s Role In Compression Springs, Part 1

There are several terms within the spring engineering world that are very important for helping define the qualities of a given spring and its uses. Many of these terms relate to the level of compression within a given compression spring, including a well-known spring term known as “solid height.” At Custom Spring Manufacturing, compression springs […]

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