coil spring


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coil spring

[′kȯil ‚spriŋ]
(design engineering)
A helical or spiral spring, such as one of the helical springs used over the front wheels in an automotive suspension.
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On its own, the Bal Spring[R] canted coil spring offers orthopedic device OEMs the ability to latch, lock and hold parts together with forces that are precisely controllable and repeatable.
Pros and cons of coil springs? There are mostly pros and very few cons, if any.
Novel experimental scoliosis model in immature rat using nickel-titanium coil spring. Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2013;38:E1179-88.
The spring was activated by means of tipback bend in the segment that is inserted into the second molar tube and a NiTi open coil spring is placed between 36 and 37 in the distal arm of the spring (Figure 4 and 5).
We now use a coil spring to hold the media in place--versus the old leaf spring currently used in the less expensive Tempest filters.
Oxford, NC, July 02, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Strut Pro, provider of spring conversion kits, shocks and struts is now offering quality coil spring suspension kits for sale.
I have been informed that my front coil spring is broken, which will cost pounds 300 to fix.
For instance, they have spent years improving on the coil spring. Coil springs, when under suspension, have the tendency to bend sideways, creating problems with the thrust.
I was quite surprised when told the car required a new rear coil spring.