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Title: Spring performance tester for miniature extension springs

Abstract

A spring performance tester and method of testing a spring are disclosed that has improved accuracy and precision over prior art spring testers. The tester can perform static and cyclic testing. The spring tester can provide validation for product acceptance as well as test for cyclic degradation of springs, such as the change in the spring rate and fatigue failure.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1357509
Patent Number(s):
9,651,464
Application Number:
14/477,196
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation SNL-A
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Sep 04
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Salzbrenner, Bradley, and Boyce, Brad. Spring performance tester for miniature extension springs. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Salzbrenner, Bradley, & Boyce, Brad. Spring performance tester for miniature extension springs. United States.
Salzbrenner, Bradley, and Boyce, Brad. Tue . "Spring performance tester for miniature extension springs". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1357509.
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abstractNote = {A spring performance tester and method of testing a spring are disclosed that has improved accuracy and precision over prior art spring testers. The tester can perform static and cyclic testing. The spring tester can provide validation for product acceptance as well as test for cyclic degradation of springs, such as the change in the spring rate and fatigue failure.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue May 16 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Tue May 16 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
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