Types of spring

Description

Types of metal springs such as leaf, coil, torsion, clock, tension and extension spring.

Alternative labels

coil format
categories of spring
varieties of spring
varieties of coil
brands of coil
spring format
brands of spring
categories of coil

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Types of spring is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Upholsterer: Upholsterers provide objects such as furniture, panels, orthopaedic devices, fixtures or vehicle parts with padding or soft covering. They can install, repair or replace the upholstery of objects with materials such as fabrics, leather, suede or cotton. Upholsterers install the webbings and springs necessary to cover the material.
Spring maker: Spring makers operate a variety of equipment and machinery designed to manufacture different types of spring, including leaf, coil, torsion, clock, tension, and extension spring.
Violin maker: Violin makers create and assemble parts to create violins according to specified instructions or diagrams. They sand wood, measure and attach strings, test quality of strings and inspect the finished instrument.

Optional knowledge

Types of spring is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Stringed musical instrument maker: Stringed musical instrument makers create and assemble parts to create stringed instruments according to specified instructions or diagrams. They sand wood, measure and attach strings, test quality of strings and inspect the finished instrument.

 


 

References

  1. Types of spring – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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