TECHSPRING PROJECT

The list below details the research reports produced by the Techspring project.

These reports will be published at the end of November 2009, following the completion of the project.

1. Effect of End Loop Size on Fatigue Life [REPORT 1]
2. The Effect of Initial Tension Stress on Extension Spring Elastic Limit and Fatigue Performance [REPORT 2]
3. Effect of Shot Peening on Stainless Steel Extension Springs [REPORT 3]
4A. Effect of Prestressing on the Fatigue Performance of Compression Springs [REPORT 4A]
4B. Effect of Prestressing on the Fatigue Performance of Compression Springs [REPORT 4B]
5A. The Stress Profile in Larger Wires [REPORT 5A]
6. Effect of the Speed of Loading on Fatigue Life [REPORT 6]
7. Effect of Stress Relief Heat Treatment on Fatigue Performance [REPORT 7]
8. Torsion Spring Fatigue Performance [REPORT 8]
9. Compression Spring that Work in Push – Pull [REPORT 9]
10. Effect of Speed of Production [REPORT 10]
11. Extension Springs [REPORT 11]
12. Shortening of Compression Springs During Prestressing [REPORT 12]
13. Fatigue Testing of torsion Springs [REPORT 13]
13A. Fatigue Testing of torsion Springs [REPORT 13A]
14. Effect of Non Axial Forces / Grinding / Plating [REPORT 14]
15. End Coil Failures [REPORT 15]
16. Push Pull Springs [REPORT 16]
17A. High Tensile SiCr Wire [REPORT 17A]
18. Appearance of Springs That Were Correctly Shot Peened [REPORT 18]
19. Speed of Testing [REPORT 19]
20A. Use of Strain Gauges to measure Dynamic Stresses in Springs [REPORT 20A]
20B. Non Axial Resonances in Compression Springs [REPORT 20B]
20C. Use of Strain Gauges to Measure Static stresses in Torsion Springs [REPORT 20C]
21. Effect of Stress Relief Heat Treatment on Carbon Steel Spring Fatigue Tests [REPORT 21]
21A. Effect of Stress Relief Heat Treatment on Carbon Steel Spring Fatigue Tests [REPORT 21A]
22. Finite Element Analysis of Spring supplied by TSL Turton Ltd [REPORT 22]
23. Finite Element Analysis and Testing of Flat Strip Spring Clip [REPORT 23]
24. The Effect of Stress Relief Temperature on Stainless Steel Spring Fatigue [REPORT 24]
26. Hot Coiled vs. Cold Coiled Processes for Large Compression Springs [REPORT 26]
A. Software Features Report [REPORT A]
B. Low Cost Stress Analysis Tools Report [REPORT B]
C. High Cost Stress Analysis Tools Report [REPORT C]