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Unlike a coil spring where the loops gradually go upwards, creating a spring that exerts vertical force; the loops of a spiral spring are all flat and wrap around each other, generating horizontal force when they are compressed. Read Moreā€¦

Spiral Springs A spiral spring is a unique type of flat spring that can be made out of various metal materials and is bent into loops that form a spiral.

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Lake Geneva, WI  |  262-249-7854

Established in 1972, our trusted company is a leading manufacturer, producing high quality coil springs, among others. Handcrafted prototypes are handled with care and precision in our Tool & Die Shop. Additionally, we provide assembly services and can produce special forms not fit for machine operations. Give us a call today to get a start on your next project, or visit our website.

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R & L Spring Company $$$

Woodstock, IL  |  888-795-2645

As a manufacturer of mechanical springs, Royal Coil can punch press, die tool & four-slide to produce an array of springs such as compression springs with diameters from .008 - .250, extension springs from .008 - .209 diameters, & torsion and double torsion springs ranging from .008 - .209 diameters. ISO 9001:2000 certified, we manufacture quality custom industrial springs such as coil springs.

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Royal Coil, Inc. $$$

Rockford, IL  |  815-968-3000

Quality is our number one priority. We have over 60 years of experience! You can trust our company to only offer the most durable, quality coil springs and other spring products in the industry. We work with many industries, including aerospace, military, commercial, and automotive. You will find that we will always have the perfect solution for you. Contact us for details!

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Rockford Spring Company $$$

Chicago, IL  |  800-969-7884

Sterling Spring has offered high-quality springs since 1953. Our product line includes compression springs, coil springs, torsion springs, extension springs and industrial springs. We offer just-in-time delivery and cost-effective prices, regardless of your ordering volume.

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Sterling Spring Corp. $$$

Muskego, WI  |  262-682-4711

It is our belief that all customers deserve the very best- whether large or small. We take the time to work with each individual customer to create the perfect springs solution for their needs. We will not turn away a customer from any industry, and we will use our expert engineering experience to help create the perfect spring product for you. Find out more by contacting us online today!

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WCS Industries $$$
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A spiral spring usually has a hook or screw hole on the end that extends away from the spiral. This point is used to attach the spring to whatever component it will be functioning with. The center of the spiral will also usually have a hooked shape that can be fixed to a component that holds it in place when the spring is activated.

Spiral springs - also referred to as spiral torsion springs - are used in brush motors or other applications where a short rotation is required. Typically, the rotation from a spiral spring is only 360 degrees or less. Industries from automotive to healthcare to construction make use of spiral springs in a variety of tools and devices.

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Spiral springs are useful when you need to allow for a slight rotation when force is exerted, but you want whatever device you are using to return to its natural position as soon as the force is removed. A good example of this is a drill press.

When someone turns a drill press on and then uses the handle to push the drill down, an internal spiral spring is compressed. As soon as the person operating the press lets go of that handle, the spiral spring returns to its original shape, causing the drill to pull up and out of the material it was drilling in to.

Manufacturing of spiral springs can be done using either a hot or cold machining process. In the hot machining process, metals are heated and then formed into a spiral using a mold that matches the desired specifications. In the cold machining process, the metal is cut into a long strip and then carefully pressed in circles around a center piece that supports it and helps it to retain its shape while being bent.

Steel and aluminum are common materials used to make spiral springs, but in applications where the spring may be required to conduct an electrical current, copper is used due to its low resistance to electricity.

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