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Suspension Springs 2016-11-12T14:02:23+00:00

Project Description

Suspension Springs

Application: Interplanetary Exploratory Vehicle

Problem: Spring must operate in extreme temperature range, be fully corrosion-resistant, and not damage a softer base material.

The MWI Solution:

  • Designed an Inconel
® 718 spring, optimizing for the clearance available
  • Worked with the customer to develop a complete qualification testing procedure
    • Performed tests at almost absolute zero and in high temperatures
    • Measured all directions of the force developed by the spring to know the stresses that would be applied to the base

Result(s):

The prototype spring passed all qualification tests, production springs were produced and are currently functioning successfully on Mars.

Aerospace Suspension Springs - Rover Components

MWI Location(s):
Atlantic Spring

Market(s):
Aerospace

Product Type(s):
Coiled Springs

Exploratory Vehicle Suspension Springs