Manufacturer of Garter Springs
Garter springs are coiled steel springs that are connected at each end to create a circular shape — basically an extension spring with the ends connected to form a circle. They are a type of extension spring with ends connected to make a garter belt that will exert force from its inner diameter. A compression garter spring exerts outward radial forces, while extension garter springs exert inward radial forces. These springs are supplied and assembled with the ends already interlocked.
The primary application is to maintain lip seal pressure on a shaft and include:
• Oil seals
• Shaft seals
• Small drive belts
• Belt-driven motors
• Electrical connectors
Ordering Garter Springs
Katy Spring is a premier spring manufacturer and can custom fabricate garter springs to meet any need you may have. We offer a high level of customer care. Please contact us with questions, help in obtaining a quote, or answering your questions.
Watch a video of custom garter spring manufacturing in action. Because of the length, a steel trough is used to assist supporting the garter spring as it is coiled off the machine.
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