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Solon Answers Belleville Springs Questions at MFDA Show

What is a Belleville spring? 

How can you keep a bolted joint tight?

What are the causes of bolt preload loss? 

Where are Belleville springs used?

If you can not answer these questions, you should attend our presentation at the MFDA show on September 15, 2008 at The Fiesta in Wood Ridge, NJ. We are giving two presentations throughout the show, but the content is the same for both times. Bring your Belleville spring questions to the show!  

Solon Belleville Springs, Solon Disc Springs and Solon Flange Washers are used in a variety of applications where high spring loads are required in a small space. 

They can help problematic applications such as bolted joints, electrical bus bar, heat exchangers, gasketed flange joints, and valve stem packing.

If you can't attend the show and are interested in learning more about Belleville springs, visit our website at www.solonmfg.com for product information and technical documents or contact Fran at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Source: Solon

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