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The Benefits of Using Custom Spring Manufacturers

Custom Spring Manufacturing

With so many spring companies out there, why choose a custom spring manufacturer? The benefits of using a custom spring manufacturer are many and can have a positive impact on the final product, which results in more business and a stellar reputation for your company. Experience Matters Finding a partner with the expertise required to… Read more »

Can’t Find the Right Spring? We Can Help

Extension Springs | spring ends

With so many options available, it may not always be an easy job to figure out which spring you need, which is why it’s important to choose a partner who is knowledgeable about springs and who specializes in springs fabrication. There are many types of springs, and they can be fabricated in an overwhelming number… Read more »

5 Most Common Spring Wire Materials

Steel Spring Wire

When choosing the right spring, selecting the best spring wire for your application is a critical step before manufacturing. Below are some of the most common spring wire materials and their unique characteristics to help you make an informed choice.

What You Need to Know About Spring Rate

Spring Design

When manufacturing custom springs, there are standards in place to promote uniformity throughout the industry. Spring tolerances are defined by the Spring Manufacturing Institute (SMI) and apply to both custom and stock springs, and include compression, extension, torsion, garter, conical and barrel springs. Standard tolerances include +/- ranges for many aspects of spring characteristics, including… Read more »

The 4 Industries Torsion Springs are Used in the Most

Construction Workers

At James Spring & Wire we carefully manufacture single-bodied and double-bodied torsion springs, also known as helical springs, with different end configurations including straight, offset, and hinge ends. They are designed to generate rotational and torque forces that can rotate either clockwise or counterclockwise. What makes torsion springs so unique? These springs can store the… Read more »

Get Your Wire Form Design Right the First Time

Various Wire Forms

At James Spring & Wire, it is very common for our customers to come to us with fully designed parts and all we have to do is determine the most effective tooling and find the best shaping process. That being said, not all of our customers have their required design completely ready, and that’s okay…. Read more »

Stainless Steel Springs that Power the Construction Industry

Construction Workers

It may not be obvious, but stainless steel springs are commonly used in everyday commercial and domestic applications. One industry that uses industrial springs on a daily basis, is the construction industry. Whether it be a simple buckling device or a complicated vehicular suspension system, durable and sturdy springs are needed in many pieces of… Read more »

The Benefits of Buying from a Custom Spring Manufacturer

Compression Springs

At James Spring & Wire, we manufacture products for a wide range of industries and in an assortment of configurations from complex designs down to the basic cuts. Oftentimes, customers and potential customers come to us looking for custom spring solutions for their application. Custom precision spring manufacturing is only one part of a much… Read more »

Why are Custom Wire Forms Popular in the Lighting Industry?

Wire Form Spring Lighting Industry

Custom wire forms are used extensively in a diverse range of industries and have the potential for endless possible uses. Simply put, a wire form is a part that is fabricated out of flat or round wires into the desired form (or bend) to create a finished product with the necessary angles and length for… Read more »

3 Things to Look For In a Spring Wire Supplier

Spring Design

From automotive industry or the HVAC industry, choosing a spring manufacturer is one of the most critical decisions your company will make because your supplier must be both dependable as well as highly skilled. To help you make the right decision, here are 3 things every company should look for in their spring wire suppliers…. Read more »