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  1. Just Like Springs, Moms Make a Difference.

    We know that life gets hard and busy, especially when workdays become long weeks, months, and before we know it, years. However, there are people in our lives that deserve our time, care and admiration, moms are one of them. Moms tend to be the first ones to get up and the last to go to bed, they dedicate time and love to the family. They deserve our love and care every day, not just once a year. Mother’s day is just a reminder of the great difference that moms make in our world. At Acxess Spring, we want to celebrate Mother’s day by honoring all the moms out there that go out of their way to make sure our lives are a little bit better every day, with this short excerpt.

    Moms make all the difference! They are strong and resilient, just like springs.

    Their strength and resilience is incomparable, and the

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  2. The Importance of Initial Tension in Extension Springs

    Initial tension is an important term related to extension springs. It refers to the tension that is store between an extension spring coils, which is what keep them together. The initial tension is released once the spring is extended to the point where you can barely see some light pass through the coils. This value directly affects the load required to pull an extension spring, that is why it is so important to keep it in mind when designing or buying a tension spring.

    Rate is the constant force that a spring exerts per one unit (1 inch or 1 millimeter) of distance traveled. Therefore, it is expressed in pounds per inch or newtons per millimeter. Because the spring already has initial tensi

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  3. The Art of Spring Making

    The Art of Spring Making: What many don't understand about the complexity of springs

    Making springs is truly an art. There is so much that goes into each spring that it can be hard to perceive it all by just looking at one. That is why many people still think that a spring is just coiled wire, but springs are so much more than that. Making a spring requires precision, calculation, design trials, in depth planning, material purchasing, set ups, specific testing, heat treating, post manufacturing verification, constant quality control, much dedication, skill, and experienced work. Still, it is not uncommon for people to complain about a custom spring needing a 4 week lead time or a batch of 25 springs costing over $300 USD. We hope the following information will provide new insight regarding the value and dedicated work it requires to manufacture

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  4. Spring Into Spring

    Ready to spring into spring? At Acxess Spring we want to help you make the most of spring cleaning by helping you get the right spring. Maybe you need a custom spring for that device you have been thinking about fixing up, or that convertible top you have been meaning to fix Maybe you have a few products that you finished testing but realized you needed a custom spring for them.

    This is the perfect time for you to analyze how far or how much you have gotten done in the year, and ensure that you are on the right track. If you have postponed advances in your product or still need engineering or design assistance be sure to retake that before we are further into the year.

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  5. Love: A Force that Empowers

    Valentine’s day is here and we all want to feel special, right? At Acxess Spring, we know this day can be especially significant, but the power of love and kindness is so great that it shouldn't be caged into a single day. That is why we decided to send out a special gift with all our ISQ (Instant Spring Quote) orders this month, and not just on Valentine's Day.

    We believe Valentines Day is just a reminder of how much we should value love and friendship year round. Love and kindness is not exclusive of this day, but we can use this as an impulse to start this year with a more loving and giving mindset. We would like to encourage all our customers, suppliers and our team members to take initiative and do something nice for someone else.

    Here are a few random acts of kindness ideas that we encourage you to try. Pleas

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  6. Achieve More With Acxess Spring

    Acxess Spring is dedicated to helping businesses, engineers and inventors find the perfect spring for their product. Over the years we have worked one on one with numerous professionals to assist them in their search for the perfect spring. This allowed us to detect the common factors and areas of improvement in past technology and commonly used design programs for the spring industry. Thanks to this, we were able to discover and develop several useful and highly accurate tools to assist you and extremely simplify the spring design process.

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    Our custom spring design tool is called

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  7. Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Acxess Spring

    Most Americans know who Martin Luther King Jr. was and that somewhere in January we celebrate his birthdate as a Federal holiday. We know he had a dream, and that dream helped many to find the courage to stand up for freedom and equality. What many do not know is exactly what he stood for, and how long it really took to make this holiday a truly commemorated day by all states.

    Martin Luther King Jr. led a non-violent activism movement to protest against racial discrimination laws. In 1984, his birthday was signed into law as a holiday but it was not observed until 3 years later. Even then, many states resisted its observance. It was not until 2000 that all 50 states started to observe it for the first time.

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  8. Spring Into Action the SMART Way and GROW Your Business

    The new year is here and we all know how it easy it can be to start off with the right attitude and motivation, but how hard it can get to keep that up a few months after. At Acxess Spring we believe that starting is the first step. That is why springing into action is one of our mottos, but we also believe that the key to results is consistency. Whether you are thinking of creating a new product, expanding your current project, or advancing into the next stage of your production phase, having clear goals, creating an action plan, and setting reasonable milestones will take you where you want to go without as much hassle and overwhelm.

    It is important to know where you stand, where you want to go, what you want to achieve, what resources you have to get there and what steps you will take and when. In order to start the year right, make sure you take the time to consider all of this and weigh

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  9. Coil Springs and Other Spring Types

    The main function of a spring, is to store energy and release it when necessary and function under the right load. The most common types of springs are coil springs. These are made of round wire and include compression, extension, and torsion springs (along with other variations of these). However, there are also other types of less popular springs such as wire form springs and die springs. In this article we will discuss a bit more about them and why, at Acxess Spring, we focus on manufacturing and commercializing only coil springs.

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  10. Custom Spring Certifications

    At Acxess Spring we create high quality custom springs that meet your needs. Our advanced online tools allow you to design and quote the spring you need. We offer our customers the highest quality springs at the best prices and have a number of certifications that we can provide for our customers to meet their demands. One of the things we provide is Certificates of Conformance and Material certifications including Rohs and DFARS. Learn more details about each certification below.

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