Wavo Springs - Round Wire Wave Springs

Product Announcement from Smalley

Wavo Springs are produced from round-section wire to provide higher loads while maintaining the accurate loading found in wave springs. As an alternative to Belleville Springs, the Wavo provides similar loads but with an accurate, predictable spring rate.


  • Accurate high force loading with greater deflection than Bellevilles
  • Economical and stocked in carbon and stainless steel
  • Fits in tight radial and axial spaces with inline force
  • Special designs available with No-Tooling-Charges™


  • Use in assemblies for variation as a result of tolerance stack-up
  • Preload a mechanical assembly with greater force to reduce or eliminate vibration
  • Compensate for the looseness that results in assembled components due to thermal expansion


  • Fits in 25% of the radial space required of a Belleville
  • The theoretical rate is accurate until the spring approaches its solid height, see graph below