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Oil Tempered versus Zinc Galvanized Torsion Springs

Sep 08, 2014 | 0 comments


Why does it matter?  Oil tempered springs have been around for a very long time and they are the most common springs on a garage door.  These spring have one downfall, they rust.  These springs are nice because they keep their tension and rarely ever need to be tightened.  Anyone who suggests tightening torsion springs is wrong - you are temporarily helping your garage door.  The fact is that the spring has a limit on how much it can be adjusted, if you over exhaust that limit then you reduce the cycle life.  Cycle life refers to the rating of...

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