G.L. Huyett Datasheets for Spring Washers

Spring washers, sometimes called disc springs, lend their mechanical capabilities to the unique profile of the material: the irregularities of the washer compress with a proportionate resistance to return to their predeflected shape. Spring washers are employed in applications where assemblies need a part to take up play, maintain assembly tension, compensate for expansion or contraction in materials, or to absorb intermittent shock loads and provide a controlled reaction under dynamic loads.
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Product Name Notes
Belleville Washers Very common spring with high load capacity but limited deflection. Will take an initial set when loaded to flat. Also known as conical washers or spring washers.
Wave Washers Wave Washers, Wave Spring Washers, or simply Spring Washers, are used in many applications as spacers or cushion springs. Their irregular shape provides 3-point contact that result in greater load...