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Last edited 03 Jan 2020
Types of spring
Springs have many, varied applications – from the lesser-known use within train tracks to the more obvious function in clicking pens. Springs are also a vital component within many structures all over the world; from buildings to bridges and other types of large construction.
Types of spring include:
- Clock springs.
- Compression springs.
- Constant force springs.
- Die springs.
- Extension springs.
- Flat springs.
- Gas springs.
- Large and hot coiled compression springs.
- Lockable gas springs.
- Tension springs.
- Torsion springs.
- Wave springs.
Click on the links to find out more about each type.
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