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Cardinal Components works together as a team with the customer to build a strong long-term relationship. Cardinal will coordinate the entire process from machining to polishing to plating to appropriate packaging and delivery. We will take care of all the details from start to finish providing the customer with a total product solution.
To ensure our customers are 100% satisfied by being our customer's partner for both custom OEM components and standard fasteners. We have exceptional customer service = direct & immediate assistance, ISO Certified = ensures quality control systems, PPAP, Level 3, 1st article inspections = process control ensure reliability and consistency, warehousing to stock your parts = reduce your inventory costs / JIT delivery, engineering & design consultation = experienced and knowledgeable staff.
SPRINGS AND WIRE FORMING
Compression Springs – Extension Springs – Torsion Springs – Die Springs – Custom Springs – Wire Forming
Manufactured from your drawing or sample as a one of a kind or large production run. Numerous plating / finishing choices available to meet your corrosion and aesthetic needs.
Cardinal provides cold and hot wound coil springs for all applications including:
Lawn and garden
Types of Springs
Compression spring is designed to operate with a compression load, so the spring gets shorter as the load is applied to it. The most prevalent form of a compression spring is a straight cylindrical spring. However, other forms such as conical, barrel, hourglass or cylindrical forms are available with custom spacing between coils. The main application capability for compression springs is to store energy in the push mode or to resist applied compression forces. Compression springs are used in a variety of industries but are most commonly found in automotive, aerospace and consumer goods.
Torsion & Spiral Torsion unlike the compression spring in which the load is an axial force, the load applied to a torsion spring is a torque or twisting force, and the end of the spring rotates through an angle as the load is applied. Custom Torsion Springs are produced from rectangular or round wire. It is more typical for a manufacturer to use round wire because of the premium cost of rectangular wire. Additionally, torsion springs are normally heat-treated at a low temperature to stabilize the end positions. These types of springs are used to apply a torque or store rotational energy and can also be referred to as helical springs. The main application of torsion springs can be found in many day-to-day applications, such as clothespins, ratchets, window shades and other types of machine components.
Extension spring is designed to operate with a tension load, so the spring stretches as the load is applied to it. Typically made from round wire, extension springs are then close-wound for initial tension. The close-wound initial tension is the main difference between compression and extension springs production. Extension springs are mainly used in applications where springs need to store energy and exert a pulling force. The main application of extension springs are commonly manufactured for applications in automatic washing machines, balance scales and other types of spring tensioning devices.
Wire forming and clips Using the latest wire forming technologies, we manufacture all types of custom wire coils and wire-forming components. From custom D-Rings and S-Hooks to unique wire-bending shapes. Our wire forming expertise offers component prototypes, fabrication, finishing, assembly and packaging. Plus top-quality service and design engineering experience from our dedicated spring engineering and manufacturing team.