Spring steel

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Spring steel is a name given to a wide range of steels used in the manufacture of springs, prominently in automotive and industrial suspension applications.wikipedia
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Spring (device)

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Spring steel is a name given to a wide range of steels used in the manufacture of springs, prominently in automotive and industrial suspension applications.
Springs are typically made of spring steel.

Piano wire

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It is made from tempered high-carbon steel, also known as spring steel, which replaced iron as the material starting in 1834.

Hose clamp

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Spring clamps are typically made from a strip of spring steel, cut so that one side has a narrow protrusion centered on the end, and the other side a pair of narrow protrusions on either side.

Binder clip

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A binder clip is a strip of spring steel bent into the shape of an isosceles triangle with loops at the apex.

Kukri

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Modern kukri blades are often forged from spring steel, sometimes collected from recycled truck suspension units.

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Steel

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Spring steel is a name given to a wide range of steels used in the manufacture of springs, prominently in automotive and industrial suspension applications.

Car

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Spring steel is a name given to a wide range of steels used in the manufacture of springs, prominently in automotive and industrial suspension applications.

Alloy steel

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These steels are generally low-alloy manganese, medium-carbon steel or high-carbon steel with a very high yield strength.

Manganese

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These steels are generally low-alloy manganese, medium-carbon steel or high-carbon steel with a very high yield strength.

Carbon steel

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These steels are generally low-alloy manganese, medium-carbon steel or high-carbon steel with a very high yield strength.

Yield (engineering)

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These steels are generally low-alloy manganese, medium-carbon steel or high-carbon steel with a very high yield strength.

Mainspring

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A mainspring is a spiral torsion spring of metal ribbon—commonly spring steel—used as a power source in mechanical watches, some clocks, and other clockwork mechanisms.

Slim jim (lock pick)

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A slim jim (more technically known as a lockout tool) is a thin strip of metal (usually spring steel) roughly 60 cm long and about 2 – wide originally marketed under that name by HPC Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of specialty locksmithing tools.

Leaf spring

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A leaf spring takes the form of a slender arc-shaped length of spring steel of rectangular cross-section.

English saddle

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Many modern trees are made with spring steel running from front to rear between the bars.

Collet

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Most often this is achieved with a spring collet, made of spring steel, with one or more kerf cuts along its length to allow it to expand and contract.

Electric arc furnace

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Initially "electric steel" was a specialty product for such uses as machine tools and spring steel.

Navaja

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With the development of reliable spring steel in Spain, the navaja could be fitted with a tempered steel, externally mounted backspring, making the design much more useful.

Glock knife

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Both knives have clip point blades made of SAE 1095 spring steel with a hardness of 55 HRC and are phosphate-treated.