The Driving Force Behind Automotive Interior Kinematics

It is no secret that the exterior and interior design of vehicles has gone through a multitude of modifications and transformations. As a species, we have seen it all – from the Flintstones Flintmobile/Cavemobile to now electric vehicles and self-driving cars. All jokes aside, what we do know and continue to learn about vehicles and…

How to Utilize Vulcan’s Stock Constant Torque Springs

Vulcan Spring has just introduced a line of stock constant torque springs.  We call this our Contorque® spring.  In this blog, we will give some details on how to use these springs in your design.  Contorque® springs have been discussed in previous blogs, so this blog will focus on the installation and use of the…

8 Steps to a Constant Torque Spring Design

A constant torque spring  is a specially stressed constant force spring traveling between two spools. The spring is stored on a storage spool and reverse-wound onto an output spool. When released, torque is obtained from the output spool as the spring returns to its natural curvature on the storage spool.