material selection

Material Selection Made Simple

One of the most common problems a design engineer faces when designing a product is how to select an appropriate … »

Amazing Materials: Gold

“Eureka! Gold is found!” …though the expression “Eureka” is often attributed to Archimedes, it was likely not he who coined the … »

Materials Spotlight – Graphene

With the 21st century came a new goal: creating lighter materials with more advanced properties. The evolution started with new alloys, … »

Corrosion Protection of Springs

Where the spring operates in a corrosive environment some form of surface protection is required. Depending on the application, this … »

Materials for Flat Strip Springs

As with wire, there is a wide range of strip materials available to the spring manufacturer. As many parts produced … »

Spring Wire Materials

 Spring materials are chosen for their strength and are amongst the strongest materials used in industry. Springs are designed to … »

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