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Jul 18, 2015

Connector supplier Article #17: Increase Contact Performance by Pre-Stressing

Increase Contact Performance by Pre-Stressing

Ed M. Bock, Jr.,  Senior Consultant

In this short discourse we discuss the consequences of residual stress that had developed in a contact beam that had been subjected to stresses beyond the materials elastic limit. We intend to show that residual stress may be beneficial, or if not properly configured, may actually be very harmful to a contact spring..

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