Small Springs

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They measure between 0.0036 and 0.187 inches thick, and smaller springs are always in development. Springs are found in many different industries, and small springs are no exception, although they are most commonly found within electronic systems. Read More…

Small Springs Small springs are components of machines and equipment that are made of very thin, tightly wound wire.
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Leading Manufacturers

Elgin, IL  |  847-697-5920

Since 1984, Patrick Manufacturing has been a leading producer of custom made-to-order precision springs for high volume applications using wire up to .236” diameter. Wire forms up to .500” wire diameter are also manufactured. Our state-of-the-art CNC coiling and forming machines are ready to work for you. We are ISO 9001:2015 registered. Patrick manufactures for OEM’s and contract manufacturers across many industries in the United States, Europe and Mexico. Patrick is also woman owned and operated.

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Alsip, IL  |  708-629-0921

As an ISO 9002-certified business, you can expect quality from Taylor Spring. We produce made-to-order compression springs, torsion springs and extension springs. At Taylor Spring, the customer is our number-one priority! We make it a priority to work with you every step of the process from taking your call to shipping your product you'll know you're working with a trust worthy business.

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Taylor Spring Mfg. Co. $$$

Rockford, IL  |  815-963-3334

Riverside Spring is Family Owned and Customer Focused with capabilities that expand over generations in manufacturing of medium to high volume Springs, Wire Forms, Rings, Clips, Flat Forms and Light Stampings. We look forward to the opportunity to quote and earn your confidence.

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Riverside Spring Company $$$

Chino, CA  |  909-465-5166

R & D Spring has the goal of providing our customers with the highest quality products in the industry. All our springs, from torsion springs to extension springs, are made of high quality materials. We take our job seriously, which is why we are the trusted spring manufacturer for many companies in the military, aerospace, and computer industries. Contact us today!

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R & D Spring and Stamping, Inc. $$$

Bristol, CT  |  860-582-6368

Our springs are made of a variety of materials and can be used in many different applications. Pa-Ted manufactures custom designed springs for the automotive, electrical, medical, landscaping, pool covers, and original equipment manufacturers industries, and uses materials such steel, beryllium copper, music wire, brass, titanium, tungsten wire, oil tempered wire, and resistance wire. Call us for wire forms today!

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Pa-Ted Spring Co., LLC $$$
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There are many kinds of small springs. Electronic springs are extremely small and must be fabricated under a microscope in a clean room facility. The smallest springs used in computers are can be difficult to see with a human eye. They can be found in cell phones, computers and electronic scales.

The medical industry uses small springs in devices like hearing aides, catheters and endoscopes. Some keyboards and touchpad keys each contain a tiny spring underneath the plastic overlay to provide tactile response, which provides assurance that the button has been properly pushed.

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Appliances like commercial dryers, hardware, firearms, circuit breakers, lighting, pools and spas, toys, automotive components, jewelry like watches, lock mechanisms, small clocks, sport fishing equipment, batteries, marine applications and writing instruments like pens all employ the use of small springs to work properly. They are used for compression, torsion or tension/extension and are composed of either round coil wire or flat wire.

While larger springs are formed out of annealed metal and hardened after fabrication, smaller springs are wound from pre-hardened wire. The wire is made of many different materials, including all types of austenitic stainless steel (302, 304, 316), pre-plated zinc, bronze, hestelloy and music wire. They are used as precision mechanical springs and are wound by micro-coilers, a very recent technology. The wire used to make the springs is always formed by cold rolling or cold extrusion, which increases its strength when compared to hot rolling.

Fabricating smaller and smaller micro springs is currently in high demand as micro chips themselves become smaller with each technological innovation and the demand for smaller electronics grows. Manufacturers who specialize in small springs handle the spring design, fabrication and finishing processes all in one plant. The smaller the spring, the more difficult its manufacturing technique; today, they are made with the help of CNC (computer numerical controlled) machinery, which carries out the fabrication process in an automated manner by direction of computer software.

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