When a specified load together with limited deflection is required of a spring and the allowable amount of axial space is small, the use of a wave washer can be used to obtain the desired load. Associated Spring is the leader in manufacturing precise engineered solutions like custom wave washers.
Wave spring washers are especially useful to apply moderate thrust loads when radial space is limited. A wave washer can have any number of waves from two on up; however, factors such as spring index, the amount of deflection required and the load determine the number to be used in the ultimate design. Wave spring washers can be used in static or cyclic applications depending on the stresses generated.
Our broad experience with metal stamping enables Associated Spring to offer the exact custom wave washer to meet your application requirements. Belleville, Slotted, Curved, Finger and Disc spring washers are also available in many materials and sizes. A division of Barnes Group, our plants are third-party certified to AS9100, ISO9001 or TS16949 and ISO 14001 depending on the markets serviced.
How to Specify:
A blueprint or sketch is the best way to specify your custom wave washer. Consultation with Associated Spring engineers early in the design stage will ensure all critical aspects of your spring washer will be met. Associated Spring engineers can develop a print if provided with the space available and part requirements, heights, loads, etc.
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