Custom stampings are often at the heart of equipment, making connections, retaining components and operating elements within an OEM device. Each is normally required to fit a specific (custom) space or deliver a special operation and this is where Lee Spring offers a high degree of expertise. Based on the its long experience of producing standard and custom products, Lee Spring works from customer drawings and uses CAD (SolidWorks) to develop short-run and prototype stampings and assemblies through a complete Process Validation Procedure including 1st Articles and PPAPs (production part approval processes).
Typical custom stampings include latches, retainers, bridging parts, special conductors, hinge components, fasteners and connector clips. These are often found in applications for telecom, electrical, electronic, aerospace, automotive, medical and white goods manufacture.
Materials include low- and high-carbon steels, chrome vanadium, beryllium copper, Elgiloy, Hastelloy, Inconel, phosphor bronze and brass, as well as many types of stainless steel.
In addition to its custom production service for stampings, springs, wire forms and fourslide parts, Lee Spring also has a catalogue range of 25,000+ ex-stock springs and related products that are available for same-day despatch.