Fluid Handling Springs

Precision Springs for Fluid Handling Applications

Performance Springs is the UK’s premier designer, developer and manufacturer of high quality, heavy duty and precision springs for fluid handling applications.

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Made to order for fluid power components:

  • Valves
  • Actuators
  • Pumps
  • Filters

Component End Users include

  • Automotive
  • Textiles
  • Food & Beverage Industries
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Chemical Industry
  • Oil Industry
  • Defence Industry
  • Nuclear Industry

Manufacturing Range

  • Round Wire 0.2mm to 19.0mm Diameter
  • Production Batches from1 to 5,000,000
  • Conical, Barrel and Parallel Shapes
  • Dampered or Laid-on Ends
  • Ground or Unground Ends


We select the world’s best materials…

Silicon-Chrome-Vanadium Oil Tempered and Silicon-Chrome-Vanadium + Nickel Oil Tempered

1.5mm to 6mm Wire Diameter

  • Branded Specialist Wires
  • ASTM877B

Silicon-Chrome Oil Tempered

0.5mm to 14mm Wire Diameter

  • EN10270/2 VD SiCr
  • DIN 17225 VDSiCr
  • ASTM A877
  • BS2803 685A55 HD2
  • AS33A

Silicon-Chrome Quenched & Tempered

10.0mm to 19.5mm Wire Diameter

  • EN10089 1.7106 (ground & unground)
  • BS1429 685A55 ND2 & HD2
  • DIN17223/2 67SiCr5
  • AS33A & ASS33B

Chrome-Vanadium Quenched & Tempered

10.0mm to 19.5mm Wire Diameter

  • EN10089 1.8159 (ground & unground)
  • BS 1429 735A50 ND & HD
  • DIN 17225 50CrV4
  • ASTM A231

Hard Drawn Carbon Steels

0.2mm to 15mm Wire Diameter

  • EN10270/1 Grades SH, DM, DH
  • BS5216 Grades HD3, HS3, ND3, M4, M5
  • DIN17223/1 Grades B, C, D, II
  • ASTM Grades A679, A228
  • AS8, AS6/7, AS5, AS5A
  • J271, J178
  • G3502

Stainless Steel

0.2mm to 15mm Wire Diameter

  • EN10270/3 Grade X10 CrNi 18-8, X5 CrNiMo 17-12-2, X7 CrNiAl 17-7
  • BS2056 Grades 301 (17/7), 302, …316
  • DIN 17224 1.4310, 17224 1.4401, 17224 1.4568
  • ASTM A313
  • AS35
  • AMS 5688, 5673C, 5678
  • JIS G4314

Manufacturing Capabilities and Processes

  • CNC Coiling
  • Semi-Automatic Coiling
  • CNC Grinding
  • Shot Peening
  • Pre-Stressing and Hot Pre-Stressing Equipment
  • Full Inspection and Test Facilities
  • Full Statistical Process Control

All activities are undertaken on the basis of:

  • Fast turn times where availability dictates
  • High quality to OEM standards and beyond
  • Comprehensive technical and sales back-up service

With high investment in both its workforce and manufacturing facilities, Performance Springs Ltd is at the leading edge of spring technology and innovation, making it the best choice for high fatigue and safety critical applications.

Compression Spring Optimisation

Do you have problems in any of the following areas?

  • Spring fatigue and failures, durability & relaxation
  • Satisfying the need for downsizing, reducing component weight

Performance Springs can help with expert advice about how to solve such spring problems and reduce risk. We provide our specialist knowledge to our clients to give them a competitive advantage in the marketplace.