What You Need to Know About Spring Tolerances

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 »

What You Need to Know About Repairing and Replacing Garage Torsion Springs

Garage Door Torsion Springs

Torsion springs are one of the most important components of your garage doors. At James Spring & Wire, we specialize in manufacturing single-bodied and double-bodied torsion springs with different end configurations including straight, offset, and hinge ends. As torsion springs are one of the most popular as well as custom ordered products that we manufacture,… Read more »

The Process of Custom Stainless Steel Spring Manufacturing

Custom Spring Manufacturing Process

The spring manufacturing process always begins with the customer. When clients come to us, they often think that their custom parts will require complicated process and long lead times. We are here to tell you, that is not always the case. At James Spring & Wire Company, we specialize in short-run, quick delivery, and custom… Read more »

Get Custom Extension Springs in 5 Easy Steps

Extension Springs in Carburetor

We all know that many things in life are not easy but here at James Spring & Wire, we make ordering custom extension springs a breeze. Years of experience dealing with many types of spring challenges have allowed us to develop custom springs to precise specifications for a wide variety of industries from carburetors to… Read more »