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Stranded and shaped wire springs provide strength and durability

26 June 2012

Connecticut Spring & Stamping (CSS) has announced capabilities for producing compression springs for firearms from shaped and stranded wire. Using its experience of developing stranded wire and shaped wire springs, and its knowledge of design formulae for spring rate and equivalent direct (tensile or compressive) stresses, CSS is able to help OEMs design recoil compression springs that can perform properly in the extremely limited space available in most firearms.

CSS services includes consultation on stranded versus shaped wire, careful selection of wire base material, assistance with wire manufacturing stranding specifications to achieve accuracy, as well as extensive development and prototyping to assist the customer accomplish the right spring design.

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