Custom Spring Design is Our Specialty

With over 8 decades of experience, Ajax Wire Specialty Company has the engineering know-how to help you with your most challenging custom spring design specs. We’ve helped countless manufacturers design and produce literally thousands of custom springs for just about every application imaginable.

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Sure, We’ve Got Some Compression Springs

You already know that Ajax Wire Specialty Company is one of the most trusted names for MRO and OEM spring manufacturing. But how did we get that reputation? Many reasons. For starters, we know springs. We’re experts in the design and manufacture of these mechanisms, and have been helping manufacturers select and stock up on the right springs for their application for decades. But that’s not the only reason…

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When Your Garage Door Spring Breaks

As anyone who has ever heard a garage door spring break will tell you, it’s one of the most startling, and frustrating sounds you’ll ever hear. Very often, it can be a loud, violent bang that may make you jump out of your skin! But once you get your heart-rate back to normal, you’ll then have to deal with a garage door that’s either difficult, or impossible to open.

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Useful Spring Assortments to Set Up Your Workbenches

At Ajax Springs, we understand that your manufacturing environment needs to be efficient and run smoothly in order for you to produce your products quickly and profitably. That’s why we make it easy to keep your workbenches stocked with the right parts, and all within easy reach. We offer more than a dozen spring assortments to make finding the right one for you easy.

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Heat Treatment vs. Stress Relieving for Springs

Springs are generally made of hardened steel. Pre-hardened steel is used before forming the spring.  Music wire, stainless steel, chrome silicon, oil tempered wire, and chrome vanadium are the most commonly used spring steels. The different materials are ideal for a variety of situations. Wire is cold drawn through various dies to attain the size of the wire wanted.
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Looking for Select-A-Spring?

Many in the manufacturing business remember Select-A-Spring Corporation. Founded in 1949, Select-A-Spring was a well known and respected spring company across the industry. What you may not realize is that after Select-A-Spring closed the doors of their Bayonne, NJ plant, Ajax Wire & Specialty Co. vice president, Dave Ellner, bought virtually the entire remaining inventory and includes all Select-A-Spring part numbers in the Ajax catalog.

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Examples of Compression Spring Ends

Ajax Wire & Specialty Co., Inc., a Long Island spring manufacturer for over 80 years, manufactures and sells thousands of different compression springs to suit any MRO or OEM application. We can also make custom compression springs to your drawings, prints or samples. Compression springs can have a variety of ends. In this video, Dave Ellner will show us examples of the different compression spring ends.

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Do You Have a Spring Dilemma?

Got a Mess On Your Hands?

Manufacturing can be tricky. Spec the wrong part and you’ve got a real mess on your hands. That’s why it’s important to have trusted partners and vendors with the experience to help you make informed decisions. Ajax Springs should be your resource for all things springs.

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Torsion Springs – Durable & Dependable

Unlike compression springs and extension springs, torsion springs are designed to react against twisting motion or force. Torsion springs express mechanical energy through elasticity, meaning the spring action happens when it is twisted rather than compressed or pulled. The force can hold parts in place or store and release the mechanical energy. Depending on the application, torsion springs can be designed to work in a clockwise or counter-clockwise rotation, thus determining the direction of the wind.

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It’s Been Spring Time at Ajax for Over 8 Decades

It’s hard to believe, but Ajax Wire Specialty Company has been around for 85 years! Started in Manhattan in 1933 by Joseph Elowsky, and later combined with companies owned by his brother and brother-in-law, Aaron Elowsky and Ben Kantner, Ajax has continued to grow and remains a market leader in the manufacture and production of springs for industries including automotive, locksmithing, toy hardware, and electronics.

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