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IDC Spring Introduces New Website

Posted on April 12, 2019 by IDC Spring

Coon Rapids, Minnesota (April 12, 2019) – IDC Spring, the maker of garage door and mechanical springs, has launched a new website, idcspring.com a site aimed at creating a user-friendly experience showcasing our manufacturing abilities. Press Release from IDC Spring The new website combines a comprehensive listing of mechanical and garage door springs. The site…

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3 Reasons Why Garage Door Torsion Spring Length Matters

Posted on August 13, 2020 by IDC Spring

If you encounter a broken garage door opener or notice that the cables on a garage door seem to be too worn for their age, the issue may not be mechanical. Instead, it could be a problem with the springs used in the door. When torsion springs are sized incorrectly, they can lead to safety…

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4 Unexpected Uses for Springs in the Agricultural Industry

Posted on August 5, 2020 by IDC Spring

The agricultural industry provides one of the most valuable services to our nation. It produces the food we eat, and while we don’t see evidence of that service most of the time, we take for granted that there will be fruits, vegetables and dairy products ready for consumption when we go to the store. The…

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What is a Conical Spring

Posted on May 8, 2020 by IDC Spring

IDC Spring produces many different types of springs, including high-quality compression springs. Not all compression springs are created equal. While standard compression springs are effective in a wide variety of applications, there are some situations where a different shape of compression spring is required. One of these is the conical spring design. A conical spring…

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DASMA Color Coding Guide for Garage Door Springs

Posted on April 28, 2020 by IDC Spring

Updated June 1st, 2020 If you’re looking for springs to fit your garage door, you may have noticed that those springs are different colors. Garage door spring colors aren’t just decorative. They actually provide important information about the properties of that garage door springs and industry standards.  DASMA created an industry standard for color coding springs. To…

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