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Spring steel SH

Spring steel SH

Innovation in Resilience: spring steel SH springs from TEVEMA

Durability and performance: design and manufacture of compression, tension, and torsion springs for intensive use and high stress resistance

Spring steel is covered by the following standards:

  • ASTM A228
  • AMS 5112
  • SAE J403
  • QQ-W-470
  • DIN 2076 17223 Grade D
  • BS 5216 Type M
  • JIS G3522 SWP-A/ SWP-B.

It is made of steel with manganese, silicon and a high content of carbon, which makes the steel stronger and harder.

Spring steel SH is one of the most robust and widely used materials for small springs; it is an outstanding spring material for a wide range of high-voltage applications.

Spring steel SH offers:

  • High tensile strength
  • High ductility
  • Moderately low thermal conductivity
  • Excellent fatigue life
  • Versatility
  • Affordability
  • Sustainability

Spring steel SH is cold drawn (usually to diameters ranging from .008 – .250) and is round, rectangular or square in shape. The wire is typically cold-formed, fabricated and/or coiled into springs.

Music wire gets its name from one of its most popular uses, piano strings. Metal wire has been used to make musical instruments since the 1350s. Initially, iron was used to manufacture music wire. When the piano became popular around 1800, manufacturers began using steel to make music wire; steel was stronger and provided greater string tension.

Applications of Spring steel SH springs

TEVEMA supplies high-quality, high-performance music wire springs in various thicknesses (from .008 to .375 diameters) and tensile strengths for use in a wide range of applications, including:

  • Motors
  • Controllers
  • Valves
  • Pipe Hangers
  • Links
  • Spring clips
  • Small aircraft landing gear
  • Springs subjected to high stresses or requiring good fatigue properties.
  • Springs that are repeatedly loaded, stretched and relaxed (e.g., springs for windows to allow opening and closing)

Music wire springs are not recommended for use in temperatures above 250 degrees Fahrenheit (121 degrees Celsius). Also, like all carbon steel, music wire is not corrosion resistant; however, music wire can be purchased with a phosphate or zinc/galvanic coating if the spring is exposed to slightly corrosive environments. There are also options for electroplating the spring if it must operate in an open or corrosive environment.

Your partner for spring steel springs

TEVEMA integrates innovative processes and advanced technology to design, develop and deliver the strong, reliable music wire springs you need in the exact specifications for performance, materials and dimensions you require.

TEVEMA is committed to providing exceptional service. We achieve this every day with every customer and client with our highly skilled engineers, experienced staff and the best practices we apply to our manufacturing products and services.

We offer our customers comprehensive services from specification analysis, design assistance and fabrication of custom springs that meet your requirements for quality and cost.

Our versatility is second to none, and with the high performance and quality of our springs, you can count on us to deliver exactly what you need every time.

TEVEMA manufactures custom springs to meet the precise requirements of industrial customers. With products tailored to your specifications and a wide range of materials and options to choose from, we can help you create the right product for your needs.Spring steel SHVeren steel SHVeren steel SH

Technical Specification Spring steel
Nominal Composition C: 0.70 – 1.0
Mn: 0.20 – 0.60
Fe: 97.8 – 99
Si: 0.10 – 0.30
Density 0.284 lb./in3
Modulus of Elasticity (E) 30.5 x 103 ksi
Modulus of Rigidity (G) 11.6 x 103 ksi
Min Size 0.004 in (0.100 mm)
Max Temp 120oC (250oF)
Use Used for high-quality springs subject to high stresses or requiring good fatigue properties.

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