Compression Springs

Made to "push" and can be designed to accommodate wide load and deflection ranges. Can be made with; round, square or even rectangular wire.

Barrel

Barrel Spring

Conical

Conical Spring

Constant Pitch

Constant Pitch Spring

Hourglass

Hourglass Spring

Variable Pitch

Variable Pitch Spring
 

Spring Washer

Belleville

Made to "push" high loads, low deflections. Rates can be constant, increasing or decreasing.

Belleville Spring Washer

Wave

Made to "push light loads, low deflection. Uses limited radial space.

Wave Spring Washer

Slotted

Made to "push" with higher deflection (travel) than bellevilles.

Slotted Spring Washer

Finger

Made to "push" for axial loading of bearings.

Finger Spring Washer

Curved

Made to "push" and used to absorb axial end play.

Curved Spring Washer
 

Beam

Made to "push" or "pull" a wide range of loads with minimal deflection.

Cantilever, Rectangular

Beam - Cantilever Rectangular Spring

Cantilever, Trapezoidal

Beam - Cantilever Trapezoidal Spring

Simple Beam / Bow Spring / Leaf Spring

Simple Beam Spring - Bow Spring - Leaf Spring
 

Torsion

Made to "twist" at a constant rate.

Torsion Spring
 

Spiral

Hairspring

Made to "twist".

Spiral Hairspring

Brush

Made to "twist" or "push.

Spiral Brush Spring
 

Power / Motor / Clock

Made to "twist" and exerts torque over many turns. Supplied in retainer. (bottom picture shows a power spring removed from its retainer)

Power Motor Clock Springs
 

Constant Force Spring Motor

Made to "twist" by exerting close-to-constant torque over many turns.

Constant Force Spring Motor
 

Extension

Made to "pull" wide load and deflection ranges.

Extension Spring
 

Drawbar

Made to "pull" with a built-in stop (compression spring deflected to solid).

Drawbar Spring
 

Constant Force

Made to "pull" for very long deflection applications at a constant load or rate.

Constant Force Spring
 

Retaining Ring / Snap Ring

Made to "push" or "pull" (resist) axial loads like those created by power springs.

Retaining Ring - Snap Ring
 

Garter

Extension

Made to "pull" with radial pressure.

Garter - Extension Spring

Compression

Made to "push" with radial pressure.

Garter - Compression Spring