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Die Springs

Die Springs

Special Springs manufactures high-quality large and mini die springs that operate as higher-force versions of standard compression springs. They can handle heavy loads in harsh environments, making them ideal for machinery, stamping dies, and various equipment in industries like metal forming, injection molding, mining, agriculture, aerospace, HVAC, and transportation.
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Die Spring FAQs

Die springs are used for heavy-duty applications and are commonly utilized in various industries such as automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing. They are designed to withstand high loads and provide reliable and consistent pressure for stamping, molding, and forming operations.

Yes, die springs are a type of compression spring. Compression springs are helical springs that are designed to resist compression forces and provide resistance when compressed. Die springs fall into this category as they are used to provide compressive force in applications such as die cutting and stamping.

The typical materials used in the manufacturing of die springs include Chrome Vanadium (CrV) and Chrome Silicon (CrSi) alloys, or a hybrid alloy of Chrome Silicon Vanadium (CrSiV). These materials are preferred due to their excellent mechanical properties, including high tensile strength, durability, and resistance to fatigue. Other materials such as steel, copper, chrome, nickel, bronze, and various alloys can also be used to make die springs. The choice of material depends on the specific application requirements and desired performance characteristics.

A die spring differs from a gas spring in several ways. Firstly, die springs utilize mechanical energy stored in the spring itself to provide force and resistance, while gas springs use compressed gas to generate force. Additionally, die springs are typically used in heavy-duty applications that require high load capacities, whereas gas springs are commonly used for lighter loads and in applications where controlled motion and damping are required.

a collection of differently sized die spring coils
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