Processing technique improves spring performance

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April 06, 1998

Rolex Co.'s National Disc Spring Division says its new manufacturing procedure offers better control of the heat-treating process, critical to clutch spring function.

Clutch springs are typically required to provide constant loading over a large travel. In order to achieve that, conventional manufacturing methods require secondary processes and sorting. Rolex claims its proprietary method eliminates those secondary processes--specifically the need to decarbonize parts after heat treating, offering the additional benefit of cost savings.

For more detailed information contact AEC/Rolex Co., National Disc Spring Div., 385 Hillside Ave., Hillside, NJ 07205; Tel: (973) 926-0900; FAX: (973) 926-5626.

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