Springs http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8242/more en What Are the Differences Between Sprung and Unsprung Weight? http://machinedesign.com/springs/what-are-differences-between-sprung-and-unsprung-weight <div class="field-byline"> Stephen Mraz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Sprung” and “unsprung weight” are terms that are applied usually to automotive and truck suspension, though they are also applicable...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/springs/what-are-differences-between-sprung-and-unsprung-weight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/springs/what-are-differences-between-sprung-and-unsprung-weight#comments Automotive What's the Difference Between... Springs Tue, 17 May 2016 18:58:00 +0000 62081 at http://machinedesign.com The Best Springs You Haven’t Tried Yet http://machinedesign.com/springs/best-springs-you-haven-t-tried-yet <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Rotor Clip </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Flat wire wave springs offer the best balance of size and spring force. 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