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...

KHM Coiler at Katy Spring & Mfg., Inc.

Katy Spring welcomes the newest addition to our #CNC #coiling family; the KHM #coiler. Due to demand, we purchased two of these machines as this will further increase our production capacity, especially for smaller #wire #springs. With this expansion in our...

Torsion Spring Manufacturing

Take a look at this. These torsion springs are connected by a common wire form configuration made from stainless steel wire being #manufactured on a CNC wire former. These machines can save a tremendous amount of processing time. Each bend in the wire requires set up...

What is a Wire Form?

What’s a #wireform? This is a wire form…at least in our world, that’s what we call them. Wire forms are used by banks to transfer money. Wire forms are also used in making metal mesh. We define a wire form as a metal component, typically used in an assembly....

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