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Is there a fuse alloy that would have the same springiness as this springy metal

except with a little wire that comes out and that plugs into something, so that it could be machined and pressed from one single sheet metal, so that the spring and the fuse are both pressed out of the same metal, to save costs?

i just want to machine a springy clip and fuse from the same metal sheet because it would be Sooo much easier to make than getting a company to make super robotic parts with weldings etc.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ I can't envision what you are trying to achieve. Please post a drawing or a sketch. \$\endgroup\$ – Nick Alexeev Apr 10 '15 at 17:10
  • \$\begingroup\$ Why don't you separate the functions and make it from two materials joined together? \$\endgroup\$ – Spehro Pefhany Apr 10 '15 at 17:18
  • \$\begingroup\$ Thanks i changed the wording and added a pic. Because i would have to make 1000ds of them and welding and machining and joining small parts is 10 times more robot tasks than just pressing a metal sheet into stencils. \$\endgroup\$ – com.prehensible Apr 10 '15 at 17:24
  • \$\begingroup\$ Someone posted a link to a Tesla Motors battery pack teardown. The battery pack makes use of a springy fusible link for each cell. It is not exactly like you described, but the fusible link seems to be made from a springy wire material. Might be of interest to you. \$\endgroup\$ – mkeith Apr 10 '15 at 17:24
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    \$\begingroup\$ I think you're going to find that any material that does one job well does the other job poorly. Also be careful that heating near the melting point does not greatly reduce whatever springiness was there originally (because of annealing). \$\endgroup\$ – Spehro Pefhany Apr 10 '15 at 17:36

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