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Latest Torsion spring Stories

2011-11-22 18:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Not all torsion springs for garage doors are created equal. Not even close. Even though most springs look similar to the untrained eye, there is only one company in the world who dares to offer a lifetime warranty on both the door and the springs----a Martin Garage Door with galvanized torsion springs. Not so coincidentally Martin was the first company to develop the galvanized torsion spring for garage door use in 1985. This completed a...

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2007-01-12 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS -- The laboratory is cluttered with dirty dishes, Dorito crumbs, aluminum foil and needle-nose pliers _ the detritus of graduate students whose 600-pound steel and wire Tinkertoy is rising in the middle of the room. With the apparatus, Ramanath Cowsik, a Washington University physicist, will poke and prod at some of the most daunting problems remaining in physics: What is causing the universe to fly apart, faster and faster each year? Why is gravity so weak and so different...