Springs http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8242/more en Stock and custom springs http://machinedesign.com/springs/stock-and-custom-springs <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2014/04/Lee-Spring-2014-Catalog.png" style="width: 150px; height: 207px; margin: 5px; float: right;" />New and expanded product lines featuring unique designs and corrosion-resistant materials are covered in the 2014 Stock Springs &amp; Custom Springs catalog. Offerings include high-pressure compression springs and metric Bantam mini compression springs, as well as an expanded offering of HEFTY Die/Heavy Duty Springs.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/springs/stock-and-custom-springs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/springs/stock-and-custom-springs#comments Springs Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:47:00 +0000 36881 at http://machinedesign.com Exclusive interview: Gill Pratt on how compliant actuators revolutionized robotics http://machinedesign.com/springs/exclusive-interview-gill-pratt-how-compliant-actuators-revolutionized-robotics <div class="node-body article-body">DARPA’s Gill Pratt explains compliant actuators for robotic design.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/springs/exclusive-interview-gill-pratt-how-compliant-actuators-revolutionized-robotics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/springs/exclusive-interview-gill-pratt-how-compliant-actuators-revolutionized-robotics#comments Robotics Springs Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:40:00 +0000 35861 at http://machinedesign.com Courtesy Robotics & Multibody Mechanics Research Group, Vrije Universiteit, Brussels Precision Metal Bellows Used as Spring Replacements in Mechanical and Electrical Applications http://machinedesign.com/springs/precision-metal-bellows-used-spring-replacements-mechanical-and-electrical-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Servometer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This whitepaper, evaluates the use of an electroformed metal bellows as a replacement for a metal</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/springs/precision-metal-bellows-used-spring-replacements-mechanical-and-electrical-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/springs/precision-metal-bellows-used-spring-replacements-mechanical-and-electrical-applications#comments White Papers Springs Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:08:00 +0000 35491 at http://machinedesign.com Wave Springs http://machinedesign.com/springs/wave-springs <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Smalley </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What is a wave spring? What are some advantages of wave springs? What are common types?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/springs/wave-springs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/springs/wave-springs#comments Design FAQs Springs Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:46:00 +0000 35271 at http://machinedesign.com Eco-friendly Hydraulic Shock Absorbers http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/eco-friendly-hydraulic-shock-absorbers <div class="node-body article-body"><p> <img alt="" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2013/08/11371_SM_ECO%20Enidine-1.jpg" style="width: 595px; height: 296px; margin: 5px; float: left;" />The ECO Series of hydraulic shock absorbers from ITT Enidine Inc., Orchard Park, N.&nbsp;Y. (<a href="http://www.enidine.com" title="www.enidine.com">www.enidine.com</a>), can handle a wide range of forces and moving masses, absorbing maximum energy within a compact envelope. The shock absorbers use materials and fluids that are considered safe for the environment. For example, the device, along with all the coatings, comply with RoHS. The hydraulic oil it uses is biodegradable.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/eco-friendly-hydraulic-shock-absorbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/eco-friendly-hydraulic-shock-absorbers#comments Hydraulics Springs Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:41:00 +0000 28361 at http://machinedesign.com Rings and springs http://machinedesign.com/springs/rings-and-springs <div class="node-body article-body"><p> <img alt="" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/Smalley_DG_2013_Cat.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 264px; margin: 5px; float: left;" />The newly released 2013 50th Anniversary Parts and Engineering Catalog combines all of the company&rsquo;s 10,000 products into a single entity. Covered products include the Spirolox Retaining Ring and Wave Spring Series, as well as the new Metric Hoopster and Laminar Seal Rings.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/springs/rings-and-springs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/springs/rings-and-springs#comments Springs Mon, 20 May 2013 20:02:00 +0000 26261 at http://machinedesign.com Precision metal bellows used as spring replacements in mechanical applications http://machinedesign.com/springs/precision-metal-bellows-used-spring-replacements-mechanical-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Servometer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This whitepaper, evaluates the use of an electroformed metal bellows as</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/springs/precision-metal-bellows-used-spring-replacements-mechanical-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/springs/precision-metal-bellows-used-spring-replacements-mechanical-applications#comments White Papers Springs Mon, 22 Apr 2013 20:08:00 +0000 24711 at http://machinedesign.com Inventor's corner: A new twist on a fully independent vehicle suspension http://machinedesign.com/automotive/inventors-corner-new-twist-fully-independent-vehicle-suspension <div class="field-byline"> Leslie Gordon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One might think that after more than 100 years of advances in automotive technology, every kind of suspension system would have already been invented. But the “VXI” by inventor Winthrop Dada </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/automotive/inventors-corner-new-twist-fully-independent-vehicle-suspension" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/automotive/inventors-corner-new-twist-fully-independent-vehicle-suspension#comments Automotive Springs Thu, 05 May 2011 01:09:00 +0000 11221 at http://machinedesign.com Properly specify and install gas springs for long-term lifting help http://machinedesign.com/archive/properly-specify-and-install-gas-springs-long-term-lifting-help <div class="field-byline"> Jessica Shapiro </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gas springs and dampers help control opening and closing motions. Designers should know how to specify and install the units to ensure long-term, effective movement control.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/properly-specify-and-install-gas-springs-long-term-lifting-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/properly-specify-and-install-gas-springs-long-term-lifting-help#comments Motion Control Springs Archive Fri, 08 Oct 2010 10:36:00 +0000 10773 at http://machinedesign.com Antivibration mounts meet military needs http://machinedesign.com/technologies/antivibration-mounts-meet-military-needs <div class="field-byline"> Stephen J. Mraz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Antivibration mounts meet military needs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/technologies/antivibration-mounts-meet-military-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/technologies/antivibration-mounts-meet-military-needs#comments 2010-09-23 Dampers Mechanical Scanning the Field Shock Absorbers Suspension Technologies What's Inside? Mechanical Drives Springs Archive Fri, 24 Sep 2010 03:26:28 +0000 10740 at http://machinedesign.com