This issue of “The basics and the latest” analyses technical springs and spring elements which are needed for machines and other technical systems to be operational. With the column “The basics and the latest” Expometals intends to support young professionals and other interested readers in obtaining basic knowledge on the wire and metal industry, on manufacturing and processing technologies and related matters.
An additional source of information is the column Latest trends (at the bottom of the article) which considers newly published market surveys and other studies concerning directly or indirectly the mentioned products and their industries.
The information has been compiled by Dipl.-Ing. Konrad Dengler.
Technical springs and spring elements: the basics
Technical springs are elastic connecting elements. By changing their shape they can absorb or store mechanical energy or make it harmless. They damp impacts, measure and limit forces, or modify vibrations. Most technical springs are manufactured by forming wire or metallic strip made of spring steels or non-ferrous metals such as copper alloys. Springs often have to meet complex demands, the variety of spring designs is practically unlimited.
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In 2016 the global spring market volume is thought to have totalled slightly over USD 20 billion and is expected to rise to over USD 32 billion between 2017 and 2025 with an average annual growth rate of 5.1% according to the market survey “Metal Springs Market by Type (Helical Springs, Leaf Springs), by End-Use Industry (Automotive and Transportation, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Construction) – Growth, Share, Opportunities & Competitive Analysis, 2017 – 2025. August 2017.”
Spring industry, related events
10th international congress of spring industry
Hamburg, Germany, 27 September 2019
wire 2020. The new trade fair of trade fairs for fasteners and springs
Düsseldorf, Germany, 30 March – 03 April 2010
CASMI SpringWorld 2020
Rosemont, IL/USA, 07 – 09 October 2020
Market surveys on the topic
Compression Spring Market – Industry Challenges, Key Vendors, Drivers, Trends and Forecast 2023
Global Suspension Spring Market Professional Survey Report 2018
2018-2015 Automobile Springs Report on Global and United States Market, Status and Forecast, by Players, Types and Applications
Metal Springs Market by Type (Helical Springs, Leaf Springs), by End-Use Industry (Automotive and Transportation, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Construction) – Growth, Share, Opportunities & Competitive Analysis, 2017 – 2025.