Gifford Spring Manufacturing Blog

Torsion Springs

5 Design Considerations for Torsion Springs

November 15, 2022

Do you need a custom torsion spring for your assembly? Torsion springs are an excellent choice for mechanisms that require rotational force or resistance (torque). With legs extending from both sides of the spring’s coils, the torque is transferred from…

material options

Material Options for Custom Wire Forming Services

September 14, 2022

At Gifford Spring Company, we can form just about any round material into a custom wire form. But we like to dig deeper with our customers so that they feel confident they are using the best material possible for their…

Tolerancing

6 Tolerance Guidelines for Wire Forming Services

June 10, 2022

Tolerancing standards for custom wire forming applications are different from those used for precision machined parts, as well as custom springs. Most methods of machining (such as turning, milling, and drilling) can hold exceptionally tight tolerances. Machining tolerances typically cannot…

Wire Form design

Design Tips for Wire Forming

May 10, 2022

Curious about how to optimize your wire form design?  At Gifford Spring, we’re committed to helping our customers save time and money on custom springs and wire forms. Today, we’re sharing Design for Manufacturability (DFM) tips for wire forms so…