Author Archives: Dave Ellner

Springs and Wire Forms for the Appliance & Music Industry

Did you know springs are in some of the most common appliances in your home which you have used time and time again? Household appliances such as microwaves, dishwashers, ovens, washing machines, dryers, refrigerators, vacuum cleaners, and electric fans all contain appliance springs for these mechanisms to function properly.

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Make More Money with Ajax Springs

If you manage a hardware store or sell springs to your customers, talk to Ajax Springs and find out why working with an American spring manufacturer is still the most cost-effective solution. American Made & Profitable for Over 80 Years

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Time to Replace Your Porch Swing Springs?

The warm weather is finally upon us and many of us are headed outdoors to get our yards in shape and our flower gardens blooming. As important as it is to make sure the weeds are under control and your irragation system is working right, now is a great time to inspect you garden or […]

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Our Equivalent Springs Are as Good as the Originals!

Names You Know from a Long Island Manufacturer You Can Trust At Ajax Wire, in addition to a growing list of stock springs, we carry a line of equivalent springs for Select-A-Spring, Century’s hardware line, Associated Spring, Lee Spring, Gardner Spring, Servalite, Midwest Fastener and Curtis. ANd everything we make is made in America (actually, […]

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The Ultimate Spring Assortment

You know that Ajax is your number-one source for all things springs. And you know that we offer a huge variety of pre-configured spring assortments. These assortments are convenient because they all have a great selection of springs in the most useful sizes and they are easy to replenish right out of our catalog. But […]

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Springs Are in the Air!

Today is our FAVORITE day of the year? Know why? Go ahead…guess. C’mon, you can figure this out. What day is today? Can’t you feel it??? Springs Are in the Air!

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Materials Used in Springs: Oil Tempered Springs

How Oil Tempered Springs Are Made Oil tempered springs are formed from an oil tempered wire. The process of oil tempering begins with heating the wire that will be used, then cooling it in oil. That step is repeated until the desired results are achieved. This process gives the wire some unique qualities, including durability and […]

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Snowplows and Springs

Even though Long Island hasn’t had much snow this winter, when we do have a snowstorm, we rely on snowplows to clear the roads so we can get around safely. Therefore, it’s essential that snowplowing equipment stays in good condition so when inclement weather rolls around, plows are ready to go. Part of the maintenance […]

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Materials Used in Springs: Brass Wire

How Brass Springs Are Made Brass springs are, of course, made from brass wire. The brass wire used is a copper and zinc alloy that typically consists of more than 50% copper. The spring is then formed here at Ajax Springs, where it can be made into any type of spring from a compression spring […]

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Materials Used in Springs: Galvanized Hard Drawn Wire

How Galvanized Hard Drawn Springs Are Made Galvanized hard drawn springs, also known as cold drawn springs, are made from hard/cold drawn wire. The hard drawn wire is manufactured through a process known as cold drawing. The wire being worked is coated in oil and pulled through a die, or series of dies, in order […]

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