Spring Wire Length Calculator

The spring wire length calculator can help you to calculate the length of wire needed to make a spring. For calculation, simply enter mean diameter (mm), number of coils into the input fields of the calculator. By pressing calculate button it will display spring wire length (mm) in the result field.

Length Of Spring Wire Calculator

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What is Spring Wire length?

Spring length refers to the total length of the wire needed to make a spring. It is an important measurement for manufacturing springs and ensuring they fit correctly in mechanical systems. There are two main components to consider when calculating spring length:

  • Mean Diameter: The average diameter of the spring coil.
  • Number of Coils: The total number of coils in the spring.

Spring is an important item for many devices. Manual calculation of any spring length is challenging. This calculator will simplifies the process for you, by using key parameters like the mean diameter, number of coils, and wire diameter.

How To Calculate Spring Wire length

This calculator calculates your values in two different methods basic and advance. Following is the calculation procedure for each mode.

1. Basic Calculation

In the basic mode, you can calculate the spring wire length using the following formula:

Wire Length=Mean Diameter×π×Number of Coils\text{Wire Length} = \text{Mean Diameter} \times \pi \times \text{Number of Coils}

Variables:

  • Mean Diameter (D): The average diameter of the spring coil.
  • Number of Coils (N): The total number of coils in the spring.
  • Wire Length (L): The total length of the wire needed.

2. Advanced Calculation

In the advanced mode, the calculation considers the wire diameter as well:

Total Spring Length=(Mean Diameter+Wire Diameter)×π×Number of Coils\text{Total Spring Length} = (\text{Mean Diameter} + \text{Wire Diameter}) \times \pi \times \text{Number of Coils}

Variables:

  • Mean Diameter (D): The average diameter of the spring coil.
  • Number of Coils (N): The total number of coils in the spring.
  • Wire Diameter (d): The diameter of the wire used.
  • Total Spring Length (L): The total length of the wire needed including the wire diameter.

How To Use the Calculator

  1. Select Calculator Type: Choose either “Basic Calculator” or “Advanced Calculator” by clicking the respective button.
  2. Input Values:
    • For Basic Calculator: Enter the mean diameter and the number of coils.
    • For Advanced Calculator: Enter the mean diameter, number of coils, and wire diameter.
  3. Calculate: Click the “Calculate” button to get the result.
  4. Reset: Click the “Reset” button to clear all input fields.

Example Calculations

1. Basic Calculation Example:

Variable Value
Mean Diameter (D) 20 mm
Number of Coils (N) 10
Wire Length (L) 628.32 mm
Wire Length=20mm×π×10=628.32mm\text{Wire Length} = 20 \, \text{mm} \times \pi \times 10 = 628.32 \, \text{mm}

2. Advanced Calculation Example:

Variable Value
Mean Diameter (D) 20 mm
Number of Coils (N) 10
Wire Diameter (d) 2 mm
Total Spring Length (L) 691.15 mm
Total Spring Length=(20mm+2mm)×π×10=691.15mm\text{Total Spring Length} = (20 \, \text{mm} + 2 \, \text{mm}) \times \pi \times 10 = 691.15 \, \text{mm}

FAQ | Spring Wire Length

Q: What is the mean diameter?

A: The mean diameter is the average diameter of the spring coils.

Q: How do I find the number of coils?

A: Count the total coils in the spring.

Q: What if I don’t know the wire diameter?

A: Use the basic calculation which doesn’t require the wire diameter.

I hope this calculator is made it easy for you to find the length of wire needed for your springs. Please do not hesitate to reach me, if you have any question or confusion while using the calculator.

 

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