Spring Design Assistance
Our Customers come from a variety of industries. Each one needs a special focus to understand the complexity of the:
- assembly it goes into
- physical space constraints, dimensional tolerances
- vibration harmonics
- operating environment
- degree of cleanliness
- packaging consideration
Our years of experience can assist in addressing a variety of issues. Here at Western Springs we understand not everyone buying springs and wire forms wants to be a design expert and that’s why we are here.
Our staff has helped numerous customers with design assistance ranging from the professional engineer, tinkering inventor to the corporate buyer. Using the latest design software from the Spring Manufacturers Institute we can assure that all elements of your spring design have been considered for the maximum cycle life. Cycle life is increased with a number of methods like; shot peening, tapered hooks, alternative material selection, etc.
If you have the desire to learn even more about spring design, a useful web link is click here from there you can search spring terminology, calculate spring rates (typlically #/in.), learn about Hooke’s law, spring cycle calculators, etc. Just remember, we are more than happy to do the design work for you and make your spring sourcing experience as easy as possible.