We also carry garage door torsion springs as well as a torsion spring kit garage door rollers professional garage door lubricant and more.
Convert garage door springs.
1 the springs will last longer.
Always convert torsion springs to a spring of equal or greater wire diameter.
Garage door cables pair of 8 high std lift torsion cables cable pair capacity per door 680 lbs.
Extension springs and torsion springs are the two kinds of garage door springs you ll find in garage doors.
Generally speaking though when you have a double car garage door that is 16ft and over wide we will recommend converting to a pair of springs if you currently only have a single.
After entering your spring information you will see your old spring and then a pair of springs one left wind and one right wind that is compatable with your garage door.
There are several benefits that come with this.
Torsion springs turn as you open and close your garage door.
Multiply the door weight by the hi moment arm and then divide by the number of turns.
We carry a complete garage door torsion spring conversion kit which includes.
Garage door torsion cables.
Extension springs do as their name suggests.
Garage door cable drums.
Measure the outside diameter and then subtract twice the wire diameter.
Garage door center bearing plate.
This converter will provide the length of a 2 id spring you will need to install if the broken spring you are replacing has a 1 3 4 inside diameter.
Springs in general last about 10 14 years or 15 20 thousand.
Once you have your torsion spring measurements and your garage door height go to our find my spring database and click on the convert from one spring to two tab.
Garage door torsion spring conversion kit specs our garage door torsion spring conversion kit includes.
How to convert your extension springs to torsion springs.
They extend as your door moves and helps to balance your garage door.
The fourth situation mentioned below is to save on the cost of the end cones.