Category Archives: Metal Springs

The Different Types of Metal Springs

What Are Metal Springs? Springs are mechanical devices usually used in mechanical assemblies to provide force. They help hold batteries in place, lift engine valves, and open die sets. Springs are made from solid steel or wire and can be formed as bags or built as cylinders. They can also be assembled from other springs.  How […]

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What Are the Four Different Types of Springs?

Are you wondering, “What is a spring?” In simple terms, springs are devices that store mechanical potential energy. They are extremely common and are found in almost every industry you can think of. Additionally, springs come in various shapes and materials, including serpentine springs and wooden bows. There are four common springs that will be explained […]

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When Picking Metal Springs, Know This First

Springs are used in more applications than we realize—and that wide variety of applications means that we also need different materials for these specific uses. Here is some more information to answer the questions, “What are metal springs used for?” and “What metals are springs made of?” Spring materials Springs are made of metal, but […]

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