Stock Compression Springs - Over 16,000 Designs in Stock
Stock Compression Springs
Definition: Helical coils wound one on top of the other with pitch in between to conserve or eject energy once a load is applied to the spring, therefore making the spring compress to a loaded height.
The Spring Store by Acxess Spring offers more than 16,000 stock compression springs which you may search through using our Online Spring Finder. To do a basic search through our spring catalog, you will only need to know your spring's outer diameter (or inner diameter) and its free length. In case that you are more familiar with your spring design you may also do an advanced search where you are additionally able to input one of the following to narrow down your search:
- material type
- type of ends
- wire diameter
- total coils
- solid height
- travel required
- load @ distance traveled
For information on how to measure your compression spring and how to distinguish certain compression spring dimensions, please see the diagram below.
How to Measure Your Stock Compression Spring
In case that you may find several compression springs that may work in your application but don't know which one to purchase, you may compare them by clicking on the "Add to Compare" button and these items will then be added to the "Compare Products" section at the bottom of your screen. Once the items are at the "Compare Products" section, simply click on the option and your compression springs' information will come up side to side for you to get a cleaner comparison of them.
For testing and prototyping, purchasing stock compression springs is your best option. This is because running a small batch of several different compression springs means several different compression spring manufacturing set ups which implies several manufacturing set up charges. When buying stock compression springs at The Spring Store, you may buy small quantities of several compression springs without the additional manufacturing set up fee.
We also offer several additional characteristics to our stock compression springs which include the variations of material (or wire) types, type of ends, and several plating (or finish) options. Material types include Music Wire (or Spring Steel), Stainless Steel 302, and Hard Drawn. End types include closed and squared ends, closed and ground ends, and open ends. Plating (or finish) options are usually provided for Music Wire (or Spring Steel) or Hard Drawn wire. These include zinc plating, Black Oxide plating, and Gold Iridite plating.
Plating Options For Stock Compression Springs
Different End Types for Stock Compression Springs
Closed and Ground
Closed and Squared
At the top of the our spring finder page you will also find the option to look at the entire stock compression spring catalog through our site. You will also find the option to download our entire stock compression spring catalog in pdf format for your reference and perhaps a better view of what we have to offer.
In The Spring Store, customers also have access to our famous online spring calculator tool, "Spring Creator". Our free online compression spring calculator offers live blueprints of your spring along with accurate full spring analyses. Here you may work everything that has to do with your compression spring design from physical dimensions to load, rate and travel including warnings and tips when it comes to your compression spring's functionality.