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constant-force spring

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(mechanical engineering)
A spring which has a constant restoring force, regardless of displacement.
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Constant Force Spring Serves As Simple Solution For Weighty Problems
A constant force spring can remove the effect of gravity and counter-balance the weight of heavy machine heads so that smaller motors can be used for precise movement at reduced costs.
When unwinding a constant force spring. energy is converted in only a small section, effectively bending a beam until the material is straight and storing the energy in the straightened portion.
The spring motor version of the constant force spring can be used in hose and cable rewinding mechanisms, in-flight refueling systems, and vacuum cleaners.
Many variations of constant force spring are possible over and above the simple increase in size, thickness, diameter etc.
Wokingham, United Kingdom, August 31, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Constant Force Springs from Lee Spring offer an excellent mechanism for applications where a constant load is required.
Lee Spring offer constant force springs in four Life Cycle ranges where each spring is a roll of high yield Type 301 Stainless Steel strip exerting a nearly constant restraining force to resist uncoiling.
Lee Spring offer Constant Force Springs in four Life Cycle ranges.
Caldwell manufactures more than 1 million parts per day through its assembly plants and annually runs through some 18,000 miles of stainless strip stock that is turned into Constant Force Springs.
Lee Spring is the UK supplier of choice for over 25,000 catalogued and custom springs, including compression springs, torsion springs, constant force springs, die springs, Belleville spring washers, wave springs, extension springs, battery springs and numerous speciality springs.

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