3 Problems With Low Quality Compression Springs

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Compression springs are used in a wide variety of industries, such as automotive, industrial, and agricultural businesses, and they come in many different variations of quality. Regardless of the equipment, part, or component that you are manufacturing, you want to ensure that they are of the highest quality so they work properly and last for a long time. Low-quality springs are not effective for long-term uses and will cause you several issues Here are three typical problems you might run into when your compression springs are low quality.

Low-Quality Compression Springs Equal Reduced Tensile Strength

The tensile strength of your compression springs is key to ensuring they work effectively. Using high-grade materials, such as music wire, chrome silicon, hard drawn MB, Inconel, stainless steel, or oil-tempered wire will guarantee that your spring’s tensile strength is optimal for your maximum loads. Low-quality springs with reduced tensile strength material may not be able to handle the intended load or resist the compressive force applied to them. The spring can become disfigured and its mechanical properties can become irregular, unpredictable, and unreliable.

Cheap Springs Lack Corrosion and Temperature Resistance

Using low-quality or incorrect materials can make your springs more vulnerable to the effects of fluctuating high and low temperatures as well as corrosion. When your springs corrode, they will not work effectively and will need to be replaced far more often. As well, high and low temperatures can change springs’ characteristics and lower their effectiveness. Corrosion-free and temperature-resistant springs will allow you to know that you are manufacturing equipment that works properly for a longer period of time, so you will know that the machines or product you are selling are dependable and reliable.

A Low-Quality Product May Not Resist Shock Appropriately

The springs used in the products you make are used to oppose compressive force applied along the linear axis of the spring. If they cannot bear the pressure and resist the shock of this pressure, your customers can severely damage their machinery and possibly render it useless. The products you manufacture will function best with compression springs that are reliable, durable, and effective at handling the pressure of the load and resisting the shock. Avoid manufacturing low-quality machinery because you used low-quality springs. Invest in a product that will do the job you expect it to do, so you can guarantee customer satisfaction. 

Make Sure Your Springs Can Handle the Load

Whether you need conical, straight, or barrel-shaped compression springs in your equipment, you should ensure that they are high in quality. Cheap springs may be less expensive, but lower quality springs will make your product inferior to that of your competition. High-quality springs will give your customers the confidence in knowing that the products they are buying are safe and reliable. A product made of low-quality materials or improperly designed for the application simply is not worth your time and money. When you invest in quality, durability, and reliability, you will be able to ensure your client superior and long-lasting performance.

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