Torsion Springs

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Torque, in the simplest terms, is the measurement of rotational force. Unlike compression or extension springs, which are subject to compressive forces like squeezing, torsion springs are subject to rotational force (twisting) rather than linear force (pulling or pushing). Read Moreā€¦

Torsion Springs Torsion springs are a coil spring variety used to store rotational energy or to apply torque.

Leading Manufacturers

Fraser, MI  |  800-333-0721

At M & S Spring, our product line includes compression springs, extension springs, garter springs, and torsion springs. We devote special attention to every order, regardless of the ordering volume. We offer quick delivery, and inquiries are answered within the same day. Contact us to learn more!

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M & S Spring Co., Inc. $$$

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. $$$

San Leandro, CA  |  510-352-3700

Since 1969, the largest spring and stamping company in Northern California, Scandic has been a leader in coil springs, fourslide stampings, precision progressive stampings, and CNC wire forming. We produce battery contacts, EMI shielding, ESD contacts, spring clips, latches and belleville washers. We have even offered our services to help renovate the locks on the cells at Alcatraz prison.

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Scandic $$$

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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Torsion springs are made from a variety of steel materials, including stainless steel, hard drawn steel, steel music wire and spring steel. Spring steel is a special kind of steel with increased elasticity and return properties. The elasticity of a torsion spring enables it to return to its original position; however, this capability diminishes with use.

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Torsion springs come in a wide variety of sizes and are used in an array of applications. Garage doors are an example of a mechanism that uses larger torsion springs. Smaller torsion springs are used in an assortment of products, including hinges, CD players, clothes pins and digital cameras. Mouse traps are commonly equipped with very tightly wound torsion springs. Torsion springs can range in terms of torque generation from relatively weak to very forceful.

Torsion spring manufacturers can create torsion springs to varying specifications of load, wind, deflection, spring rate and other properties. Torsion springs, like other spring varieties, can be designed with several different kinds of finishes. Such finishes include black oxide, passivate, gold irridite, zinc and many other examples.

Torsion springs can also be sold without finishes. Often, because many torsion springs are made of stainless steel or other corrosion resistant metals, a finish may not be necessary. However, especially in the case of torsion springs that will be exposed to harsh weather conditions or other situations in which they may come into regular contact with moisture, a finish may still be desirable.

Failure of a torsion spring caused by corrosion or other gradually destructive forces can be unexpected. Because torsion springs are often applied in circumstances in which they are used to store large amounts of force, their sudden, unexpected failure can cause damage to nearby objects or injury to people. For this reason, it is important to carefully pair torsion spring composition with its application.

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