Wire Forming Technology International

I’m Not Upset … But the Wire Is

When I started working in the spring industry, most of my exposure was with round wire. Round cross-section tends to behave more predictably than other wire shapes. When I started in Engineering, I had to face all different scenarios. One of the more interesting...

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Loading on the Legs of Torsion Springs

Both compression and extension springs have straight-forward calculations. In both cases, the springs are either being pushed or pulled and typically respond with forces that are predictable. Not a whole lot of surprises under conventional deflection practices. But...

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