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What Is a Barrel Spring?

Posted on July 16, 2019 by IDC Spring

Do you need barrel springs for your applications? A barrel spring is a special type of spring that is notable for its barrel-shaped appearance, where the middle of the spring is wider than the top or bottom. Barrel springs can be telescoping or non-telescoping. In the telescoping version, the smaller coils squeeze down inside the…

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What Is the Difference Between Progressive and Linear Springs?

Posted on March 31, 2020 by IDC Spring

If the products you manufacture involve the use of springs, as so many do, you need to be very careful about the types of springs you use. Spring varieties operate very differently, and choosing the wrong spring for your applications could result in product failure or, at the very least, less than optimal functioning. One…

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A Message About COVID-19

Posted on March 24, 2020 by IDC Spring

Updated March 27th, 2020 IDC Spring continues to come together to stop the spread of COVID-19.  The President has issued a statement for guidance to local states who are considering shelter shutdown: “If you work in a critical infrastructure industry, as defined by the Department of Homeland Security, such as healthcare services and pharmaceutical and…

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Common Barrel Spring Uses

Posted on March 16, 2020 by IDC Spring

Among the many springs produced by IDC Spring are high-quality barrel springs. If you are not familiar with barrel springs, you may wonder, what are the most common uses for barrel springs? Here is our guide to all the information you need to know about barrel springs. What Is a Barrel Spring? What distinguishes barrel springs…

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Garage Door Spring Lifespan

Posted on February 28, 2020 by IDC Spring

Garage door springs, usually torsion springs or extension springs, are a vital part of your garage door’s operation. Like other parts involved in mechanical operations, there is a finite garage door spring lifespan. But how long should garage door springs last? Factors that Affect the Garage Door Spring Lifespan The average life of garage door…

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