How to Measure a Torsion SpringHow to Measure a Torsion Spring
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Galvanized Torsion Springs have a Longer Life cycle than Oil Tempered Springs.A must in Wet, Moist Locations. Impervious to rust along Coastal Zones. Cleaner Handling as well as having aesthetic value.

Pair Galvanized Torsion Springs
Galvanized Torsion Springs have a Longer Life cycle than Oil Tempered Springs.A must in Wet, Moist Locations. Impervious to rust along Coastal Zones. Cleaner Handling as well as having aesthetic value.
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OVER ALL LENGTH(SPRING):
INSIDE DIAMETER:
WIRE SIZE:
WIND:
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How measure for replacement springs

PLEASE NOTE, Any variation of your actual spring dimensions will alter counterbalance and affect the overall life of the replacement spring. Here are the instructions on how to measure your existing spring. If you need help, contact customer support at 1-800-829-6002

IMPORTANT

Please Double Check all your measurements

Springs Are Custom Made to Your dimensions

Spring Orientation

The spring shown above is a Right Hand Wound Spring which mounts to the left side of center(Red) End. A spring mounted on the right side of center is left hand wound(black end)Doors that have two springs have both right hand and left hand wound.

STEP 1
Measure The Overall Length Of The Spring--UNWOUND.Take all your measurements from the broken spring. Measure the spring only from coil to coil. Do not include the winding and stationary ends.


STEP 2
Measure the Inside Diameter Of The Spring
It will be one of the following:

1 3/4"
2"
2 1/4"
Raynor Garage Doors only

Alternate Method

Look for a number imprinted on the winding end(shown above).

1.75=1 3/4" I.D.
2.00=2" I.D.
If it says Raynor it is a 2 1/4" I.D.


STEP 3
Determine The Wire Size


Measure the length of 10 coils.

Refer to Wire Chart. Example: 10 coils measures 2 1/4" = .225 wire size.

Also Measure the length of 20 Coils
20 Coils measures 4 1/2"=.225 wire size.

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Wire Chart
Length of 10 Coils
Wire Size
1 15/16"
.192
2 1/16"
.207
2 3/16"
.218
2 1/4"
.225
2 5/16"
.234
2 7/16"
.243
2 1/2"
.250
2 5/8"
.262
Over .262 Wire, Call for Price.
Wire Chart
Length of 20 Coils
Wire Size
3 7/8"
.192
4 1/8"
.207
4 3/8"
.218
4 1/2"
.225
4 5/8"
.234
4 7/8"
.243
5"
.250
5 1/4"
.262
Over .262 Wire, Call For Price.

STEP 4

Determine Spring Wind.

Standing inside the garage, looking at the spring(s)

If the spring is mounted Left side of center, the spring is Right Hand Wound.

If the spring is mounted on the right side of center the Spring is Left Hand Wound.


Look at the end of your spring and refer to example below.

Left Hand Wind