How to Measure Springs

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These are the most common types of springs, and the measurements/speciifations needed to match a customer’s part with a stock item. These dimensions are also necessary for us to make a custom part if a stock size is not available.

  • Carbon Steel
  • Stainless Steel
  • MBHD (“plain” carbon)
  • 300 Series (301/302/304/313)
  • Music Wire (for precision parts)
  • 17-7 PH
  • 1074/1075 (for disc springs)

Note that we can make a part from a physical sample, but sometimes the customer may not be willing to send it, or it may be broken. While we like to have the sample for a custom order, we can accurately manufacture the spring if we have as much dimensional data as possible.

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