There are many causes of spring wear and corrosion which can lead to failure if left untreated. There are many factors to take into consideration when designing a new spring, including the type of environment it will exist in and what types of stress it will be subjected. These factors will affect the types of materials and coatings that are appropriate for your spring.
Our wide selection of spring materials allows large amounts of versatility when finding a material right for your needs. While Spring Engineers will offer more in-depth help for choosing the best material for your needs, here are some general recommendations to consider:
Spring Coatings & Treatments
Spring Engineers offers a large selection of coating and treatments options for all springs we produce. These added processes will increase the durability and resilience of your spring, especially in harsh or stressful environments. During the design and pre-production process, we will recommend any coating or treatments options that may be right for you, including:
Shot peening is a process where the entire surface of the spring is bombarded by high quantities of rounded shots. The shot can be made from a variety of materials, including metallic, glass or ceramic particles. This process hardens the surface area of the spring as well as adding residual beneficial compressive stress inside the surface of the spring. Spring Engineers offers this service for a variety of springs, including:
Spring Engineers Advantage
Spring Engineers of Houston is committed to offering quality and timely spring and metal product manufacturing services. Services like our corrosion and wear prevention allow us to provide a comprehensive full-service experience for our customers. Spring Engineers’ experience and history of innovation guarantee the serious and professional commitment to all our customers. Contact us today to find out how Spring Engineers is the solution for you.