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Replace Belleville stacks with Wave springs

Sept. 28, 2017
Sponsored by Smalley

Smalley Wave Springs are an alternative to Belleville Springs. Wave springs are manufactured to specified dimensions. They arrive as ordered with a specific number of turns and configuration for precise and repeatable performance. The one-piece spring can be installed without the need to stack multiple springs together.

Alternatively, Belleville stacks are comprised of multiple washers stacked in various combinations. Often stacking Belleville’s requires trial-and-error to deliver the appropriate load. A single wave spring reduces the risk of error in assembly and delivers a predicable performance, minimizing load variances.

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