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Spring performance tester for miniature extension springs

United States Patent

9,651,464
May 16, 2017
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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.
Salzbrenner; Bradley (Albuquerque, NM), Boyce; Brad (Albuquerque, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
14/ 477,196
September 4, 2014
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS The Government has rights to this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy.