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Composit Compression Springs (The Challenger of Helicoidal Springs)
Industrials vehicules and passengers car have to reduce their tare weight, and to improve safety as well as life expectancy of their components…
Composit compression spring is the solution in order to do successfully the job!
We will star our statement with a presentation of our study on composit torsion springs and will go on describing SARDOU SA installations devoted to composit.
Then, we will introduce compression spring concept, and will explain why they are so good, compared to composit leaf springs and hairpins.
We will then show some experimental results and some potential applications.
Sardou, M., Labbe, T., and Stadler, C., "Composit Compression Springs (The Challenger of Helicoidal Springs)," SAE Technical Paper 942308, 1994,
Max A. Sardou, Thierry Labbe, Christian Stadler
International Truck & Bus Meeting & Exposition
Heavy Vehicle Dynamics and Simulation in Braking, Steering, and Suspension Systems-SP-1059, SAE 1994 Transactions: Journal of Commercial Vehicles-V103-2
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