Extension Springs – What You Need to Know

Extension springs are applicable to a variety of items you probably use every day. Cars, garage doors, and trampolines are just a few examples of where you can find extension springs at work.

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Pulling It All Together

Extension springs, also known as tension springs, have a loop or a hook on both ends and are designed to create resistance to a pulling force. There are seven common extension spring ends. If you’d like to delve deeper into various types of extension spring ends, check out our video Extension Spring Ends Explained.

Finding the Right Spring

At Ajax Springs, we carry literally thousands of extension springs for MRO & OEM applications. In order to simplify the process of finding the exact one you need we created a comprehensive Extension Spring Finder. If you’d like us to help you find the right spring for your application, please use our contact form or simply give us a call at (708) 629-0921.

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