Q. How does Planetspring.com work?
Planetspring.com is the ultimate place for all of your spring needs. Planetspring.com was constructed
for spring buyers to find the perfect spring supplier for their job. All you have to do is post one RFQ and that RFQ will
get sent out to suppliers all over the country that specialize in the type of spring you are looking for. No more searching,
Planetspring.com does all the work for you. Almost anything you need to know about springs can be found here.
We have technical articles, online spring calculators, places to buy and sell equipment, buy and sell overrun stock,
find a spring company as well as many other things.
Watch our How it works for Buyers video here
Q. How does Planet Spring Benefit Me?
Planetspring.com takes all the work out of searching for the right spring supplier for your job. We understand that it is hard to find the right supplier with enough expertise in the spring you are looking for while still needing a good price. Planetspring.com will send out the 1 RFQ that you create to only suppliers who are specialists in the type of spring you are looking for. Then you will receive multiple quotes on your RFQ and you will be able to choose the best supplier for you, lowering you workload and your cost.
Q. How much does it cost?
Planetspring.com is FREE to all buyers looking to purchase springs. Spring suppliers pay an annual membership fee with no additional commissions or transactions fees.
Q. Is there technical spring information available on Planetspring.com?
Yes, there are numerous technical articles on Planetspring.com. In our spring knowledge section you can find an explanation of torsion springs, gas springs, coil springs, extension springs, wire forms, spring rings, spring washers, automotive springs, as well as many more. Please visit our spring knowledge section
to begin learning about springs.
Q. How do I get started with Planetspring.com?
To get started simply fill out the registration form by clicking here
Q. Why can I not view some of the text or images on the site?
Planetspring.com is a very dynamic site. Since there are so many applications that can be done on Planetspring.com the site requires that you download the newest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari. Please check the home page for links to these browsers.
Q. How do I create an RFQ?
To begin creating an RFQ you will need to log into your dashboard (if you have not registered with Planetspring.com you will need to do so before you can log in). Once you are in your dashboard there is section called “Add RFQ”. In this section there is a button at the bottom right of the page called “create your RFQ”, click this button. Simply fill out this form by following the instructions on the right hand side. If you still need help with this process please watch the video below.
See How to Create an RFQ here
Q. What do I do after I choose a supplier for my job?
After you have chosen a supplier you will need to award the job in the RFQ Review section of your Buyer’s dashboard. Simply go to the “quoted” section and click on “award” beneath the quote that you have chosen.
Q. Who sees my RFQ?
Your RFQ will only get sent out to the suppliers who have purchased the category that you have chosen for your RFQ. No supplier who is not qualified to manufacture the type of spring you are looking for will receive your RFQ.
Q. I am having trouble working the calculators
If you are having trouble using the calculators you can watch the how to video at the top of the individual calculator.
Q. Where can I get up to date spring news and technical information?
If you would like to stay on top of all of the new information in the spring industry, simply join our mailing list by clicking the link at the top of every page or visit our spring news sections.
Q. In order to use the Planetspring.com calculators I need to know how to measure a spring. Can you help me with this?
Yes, please go to the spring videos section of Planetspring.com. There you will see the “how to” section. Click on the how to link. In there you will see video on how to measure compression, extension, and torsion springs.
Q. How do I use the blogs?
Please watch the video below to see how to create and respond to a blog.
To See How to use the Blogs click here