extension spring

extension spring

[ik′sten·chən ‚spriŋ]
(design engineering)
A tightly coiled spring designed to resist a tensile force.
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Standard spring designs available ex-stock include metric and imperial wire designs including Redux[TM], Wave spring, Torsion spring and Extension spring formats.
These springs include the Extension Spring, Ejector Lifter Spring, Sear Spring, Disconnector Spring, and Hammer Spring.
The eyelids were cut down slightly with a Dremel, leaving flanges on each side of the vessel head where the holes were drilled, and an additional flange at the top center of the eyelid for the extension spring to connect.
When the wire rope is tensed at the equilibrium position, the prestressed forces from the extension spring and the measured object are equal and opposite in sign.
Contract notice for Work of Extension Spring country - closed shell + wet finish.
At maximum knee flexion, the coupling system can be deactivated, allowing the knee to freely re-extend with the assistance of gravitational force and a knee extension spring. As shown in the swing-extension segment of Fig.
The result is a unit that contains an extension spring, which is used in a reversed way, so that it works like a compression spring.
The throttle and carburettor were pulled closed by an extension spring, which had broken.
Vital Gear's Ben Afshari unveiled the Vital Pro arrow rest in 2009, which features a unique arrow capture system and can use a compression spring or extension spring for drop-away activation.
As constrained by the optimization procedure, the extension spring engages at HS, storing energy during early stance (ES) knee flexion.
The system uses a cam, roller and extension spring to slow the recoil cycle and absorb the recoil.