Katy Spring is Increasing Capacity

Katy Spring is Increasing Capacity

In response to the rapidly changing market demand, Katy Spring is pleased to announce our newest equipment purchases that will increase production capacity for several areas of custom spring and wire form production. Our new SHA-5120, CNC coiling machine will coil and...

Garter Spring Manufacturer – Katy Spring & Mfg., Inc.

Is that a spring? Yes, it is a spring it’s actually a garter spring. A garter spring is essentially an extension spring whose ends are connected by hooks or an internal connector. Garter springs are continuously-wound springs and can be manufactured with spacing...

How do we make the ends of a compression spring flat?

How do we make the ends of a spring flat? We grind the ends with high-speed precision, mechanical grinders like the one shown here grinding .375” 17-7 stainless steel wire. Compression springs, especially larger wire compression springs, are ground flat on the ends so...
Material Shortage and Price Index Update

Material Shortage and Price Index Update

Back in September, we shared information about the material shortages affecting many of us worldwide. Several issues continue to face our industry, including inflation, freight costs, and the stabilization of metals recently. No matter the cause, from geopolitical...

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