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Advanced Composite Springs

Deep Deflection, Solid Performance

Composite springs (also referred to as flat springs, flippers, energizers, slats, and exciters) from Avient Advanced Composites are engineered with proprietary vinyl ester or epoxy resins and unidirectional glass or carbon fiber reinforcement technologies. These formulations achieve long-lasting, deep, and consistent flexing performance in a variety of cantilevered applications, from vibratory sorting and conveying systems to furniture.

Applications requiring high cyclic fatigue resistance, repeatability, and high performance are well served by composite springs. These include chair tilt spring mechanisms – office chairs, outdoor furniture, medical examination equipment; industrial vibratory conveyors, sorting, separators, feeders; leaf springs; diving board springs; and archery bow limbs.

For more information on mechanical performance and installation instructions, please see the Product Selection and Installation Guide.

 

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Highlights

  • Exceptional fatigue, corrosion, and creep resistance for fewer failures, longer spring life, and increased reliability compared to metal
  • Lightweight at less than half the weight of steel springs, with high spring rate and deep deflection for stronger springs and overall cost savings
  • Custom designs and finishing options, with common sizes in inventory
  • Fast, dependable service and ready-to-install products to boost manufacturing efficiencies

Resources

Product Selection & Installation Guide: Composite Springs

Composite Springs for Vibratory Conveyors & Seating

Technical Data Sheets

Technical specs and information

eBook: Smart Materials™ Advanced Composites

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Infographic: Advanced Composite Vibratory Springs

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Common Spring Sizes
Resources
Product Material Description Size (IN) Weight/Foot (LB)
EM01002986 Glass/Vinyl ester .250x3.0 0.60
EM01003564 Glass/Vinyl ester .250x2.5 0.49
EM01002990 Glass/Vinyl ester .266x2.5 0.58
EM01002994 Glass/Vinyl ester .312x2.0 0.51
GC-67-UB Glass/Epoxy .235x1.5 0.29
GC-67-UB Glass/Epoxy .235x2.5 0.48
GC-67-UB Glass/Epoxy .250x2.0 0.38
GC-67-UB Glass/Epoxy .300x1.75 0.43
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