Author Archives: Russ Silberman

The Benefits of Spring Prototyping

One of the reasons Ajax Springs stands out from other spring manufacturers is our ability to produce spring prototypes. Spring prototyping enables us to create, customize, test and manufacture new products that meet your exact specifications.

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All About Torsion Springs

Torsion springs have unique characteristics which make them one of the more durable and versatile types of springs. Designed to react against force, torsion springs demonstrate their mechanical energy via elasticity. This means that the spring action occurs when twisted.

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What Makes Stainless Steel Springs Stand Out?

Cutlery and kitchenware may come to mind upon hearing the term “stainless steel”. However, it’s also an alloy that many springs are made of. Stainless steel springs have a particular set of properties that are integral to a variety of applications.

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A (Very Brief) Hobby Horse History

Ajax Springs proudly stocks American made hobby horse springs. In honor of these specialty items, we’ve decided to momentarily step away from the topic of springs to share a (very) brief history of the hobby horse with you. 

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Extension & Compression Springs: What’s the Difference?

Springs are used in many things, but there are a few different kinds of springs that are used for different projects. Each spring has a specific purpose to maximize its potential. Even though both kinds of springs look similar, with a coil spring that is devised for elasticity and strength, they are designed to do […]

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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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The World’s Largest Spring

The Slinky® is probably the most well known spring throughout the entire world. You’ve definitely seen one, and have most likely owned one at some point during your childhood. There just so happens to be one extraordinarily unique Slinky that you may not be familiar with.

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