Easily Find Spring Part Number Equivalents

If you’re looking for a new MRO or OEM spring supplier, look no further than Ajax Wire Specialty Company. Not only do we have thousands of in-stock part numbers of the most common springs ready to ship, we also have part number equivalents of some of the other most well known brands.

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We’ve Got “A Case of Spring Fever!”

Autumn may just be beginning, but here at Ajax we’ve already got a bad case of spring fever! And since we know you’re probably suffering just like us, we thought we’d share with you this critically acclaimed short film from 1940. It chronicles a day in the life of Gilbert Willoughby, a man foolish enough to wish for a world without springs.

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Springs Are the Main Component of a Garage Door

The garage door and the garage door spring, known as the torsion spring used in larger overhead doors or extension springs for residential garage doors, are the most vital and used parts of any garage. The torsion spring winds and unwinds every time the garage door opens and closes, whereas the extension spring expands and contracts. Each time the spring does this, it stores energy and uses energy to open and close the garage door. At the same time, each time it does this, the springs wear and tear. And that’s where Ajax Springs come in!

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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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