Springs topic blog

Information and background on technical springs

Spring technology is fascinating - in addition to the many different shapes and designs of technical springs, you will find further information on the manufacture and production of bent parts, individual spring solutions, surface treatments and articles on the requirements and fields of application of springs in our blog.

Stamped parts

Manufacture of stamped and bent parts on a Bihler machine
Stamping and bending technology is a non-cutting manufacturing process for the manufacture of complex components. With this production method, further forming process steps follow after a stamping process. This is how high-precision stamped and bent parts with special bending geometries are created in an efficient production chain.

Spring Steel & Spring steel strip

spring steel
Spring steel is used to manufacture technical springs. The material has optimal mechanical properties in terms of formability paired with high strength and toughness at the same time. Ideal for long-term use of technical springs.

Austenitic steel for spring technology

Austenitic steel in spring technology
Austenitic steels are used in many branches of industry and, in the group of stainless steels, have a total global consumption of around 70%. Austenitic steels are best known under the name chromium-nickel steels. Austenitic steel is the most common of the stainless steels.

Production of flat springs

Production of flat springs from sheet metal
Flat springs are used in many branches of industry. Whether in the aerospace industry, in machine and vehicle construction or in electrical engineering, technical springs are among the most important design elements. Due to the large number of possible applications, well-founded know-how and first-class quality are required for the production of flat springs.

Durability of technical springs

Durability and fatigue strength for technical springs
Technical springs are spring steel components whose function is to deform elastically. They give way under stress and absorb force, which they release again when relaxed and allow them to return to their original shape. A look at the determinants of spring durability...

Fix and position with spring steel clips

Spring steel clip made of stainless steel
Proven a million times over, spring steel clips are used wherever components need to be positioned, fixed, combined or locked. The possible uses are therefore almost universal. In the tool industry, aviation, the automotive industry, in the electrical and electronics industry and in many other areas.

Torsion springs – widespread and highly efficient

Torsion springs with torque
Probably the best-known use of a torsion spring is the torsion bar, a torsion bar that was invented by Ferdinand Porsche and patented by him in 1931...

EMC contact springs – springs for EMC applications

EMC contact springs and circuit boards
EMC contact springs are spring elements to avoid electromagnetic interference. Designed for a specific functionality, they enable the smooth operation of machines and systems by preventing electromagnetic or electrostatic interference.

Shaped springs for special cases

Form springs Special cases are developed
Whether functional under extremely high or low temperatures, effective in corrosive environments or designed for special dynamic or static loads: form springs can also be adapted for extreme applications.

Strength of form springs

stress and strain diagram
It is not just a question of cost-effectiveness, but also of sustainability when a high strength of form springs and thus a long service life in continuous operation is expected.