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Active vs. Total Coils: Are You Counting Coils Correctly?

Posted by Ted White on Aug 18, 2017 3:18PM

The Concept of Counting Coils on Different Types of Springs

Counting coils, especially the number of active coils versus the number of total coils, remains to be one of the most misinterpreted concepts of spring manufacturing. Despite being the simplest feature to measure, the process of counting coils has resulted in a surprising number of errors in drawings and in new product development.

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Topics: Counting Coils