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D.R. Templeman springs into action

D.R. Templeman, Plainville, Conn., says its can manufacture springs with virtually any spring material, and make wire forms from virtually any metal. The company says it is well equipped to work with wire sizes ranging from 0.004" [0.1mm] to 0.080" [2.0mm].

The company has worked with: stainless steel (302, 304, 305, 316, 17-7 PH), high carbon spring steel – plain or plated, chrome silicon, phosphor bronze, beryllium copper, brass, Iconel (X-750, 718, 600), Monel (400, K500), Nickel, Aluminium, Tungsten, Titanium, Elgiloy, and MP35N.

D.R. Templeman’s says it utilizes high-speed spring coilers enhanced with electronic length controllers and state-of-the-art computer-controlled wire formers. Its proprietary machines for mandrel winding spring guides give it the ability to wind spring guides up to 50ft, and its PLC based monitoring and feedback systems allow for close monitoring of key dimensions and adjustments on the fly to keep processes centered. Integrated digital camera systems allows for 100% inspection of key physical dimensions.