Design FAQs for Aerospace Springs
Frequently Asked Questions for using springs in aerospace applications.
Exotic Alloys: The answer for demanding spring applications
If you have a demanding application that is used in high-temperature, corrosive or other harsh environments, manufacturing your spring or fastener out of an ""exotic"" alloy may provide the performance-driven solution you require. Exotic alloy solutions have been around for decades and continue to find their way into a variety of applications where durability, reliability and longevity are the main goals. However, the key is to understand performance attributes, cost and trade-offs when embarking down the decision-making path. We've prepared a list below of the most commonly-used exotic alloys for springs, accompanied by attributes and considerations, to help narrow down choices for your next challenge.
Key Essentials for Spring Design
Atlantic Spring, an MW Industries company, is a full-range manufacturer of custom springs, wire forms, and assemblies. Extensive material options and a wide range of available wire diameters have enabled Atlantic Spring to become a recognized leader in spring technology. To educate engineers designing springs to deliver the optimum performance at the lowest overall cost, this white paper will present a number of essential steps to take when considering which spring design is appropriate and can be optimized for a particular application.
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