Wire forms are manufactured from round wire but unlike coiled springs do not have a coiled body. They are designed with a wide variety of shapes to perform many functions. They may contain various hooks and bends for attachment in an application.
Commerce Spring custom manufactures wire forms using round wire between .008 and .162 in diameter in a variety of material. Most commonly used are Music Wire, Stainless Steel 302, Hard Drawn MB and Galvanized Hard Drawn. Other materials available are Stainless Steel Type 316 and 17-7 PH, Plated Music Wire, Oil Tempered, Beryllium Copper, Phosphorous Bronze, Inconel, Monel, Brass, Chrome Silicon and Chrome Vanadium and more high temperature and corrosion resistant alloys.
Once springs are formed, a variety of finishes are available including passivation, zinc, cadmium, black oxide, copper, tinned, paint and others.